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  • Category: Bulk Carriers

Border Thistle seen here outbound from the Port of Tyne (North East England) on 15th February 2008. This Coastal Oil Tanker was outbound to Immingham and the photographs were taken from North Shields Fishquay.

Registered owner: Darwin Shipping Ltd St.Helier, Jersey, JE4 5PP, Channel Island
Technical operator: BP Shipping Ltd.Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex
Type: Tanker Haz D (84)
Details: Oil Products Tanker
Class notation: LRS 100 A1, Double Hull tanker bottom strengthened for loading /unloading aground, ESP+LMC,UMS,IP,SCM,NAV1,LI
Built : Damen Shipyard Galatz Romania  
Date Delivered: January 26, 2005

1 oil engine with clutches, flexible couplings & single reduction geared to screw shaft driving 1 CP propeller at 148 rpm
Total Power: Mcr 2,400kW (3,263hp)
Service Speed: 12.00kts