Overseas Houston: Veteran Class MT-46 Tanker Overseas Houston is the first in a series of 10 double-hulled Veteran Class MT-46 Tankers built at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard for Overseas Shipholding Group. The Jones-act ship will fly the U.S. flag and will transport crude oil and petroleum products between ports in the U.S., specifically from the U.S. Gulf to the Southern Atlantic region. The 46,000 dwt ship - constructed of highstrength steel - measures is 601 x 105.6 ft. (183 x 32.2 m) and is able to carry approximately 14 million gallons of liquid product in six tanks. Propelled by a two-stroke, six-cylinder main engine that generates 8,700 kW at 127 rpm, the ship travels at a cruising speed of 14.6 knots and boasts a range of 14,000 nautical miles. Overseas Houston and her nine sister ships constitute one of the largest commercial ship orders ever placed in the history of the U.S., and the largest order since World War II. Overseas Houston Overseas Houston Main Particulars Ship Name Overseas Houston Ship Type Veteran Class MT-46 Tanker Builder Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Owner/Operator Overseas Shipholding Group Length, o.a. 601 ft. (183 m) Length, b.p. 570.8 ft. (174 m) Breadth, molded 105.6 ft. (32.2 m) Depth 61.7 ft. (18.8 m) Design draft 36 ft. (11 m) Scantling draft 40 ft. (12.2 m) DWT (12.2 m draft) 46,000 GT 29,200 Tank Capacity In holds 52,650 cu. m. Slop tank 1,150 cu. m. Total 53,800 cu. m. Ballast water 22,500 cu. m. Tank capacity HFO MDO Fresh Water Potable water Lube oil 1,600 cu. m. 170 cu. m. 250 cu. m. 50 cu. m. 100 cu. m. Speed, 11 m, 85% MCR, 15% sm 14.6 knots Range 14,000 nm Class ABS Flag USA Cargo tanks 6 Hyd. Submerged pumps 12 x 600 cu. m./hr. 125 m Th Unloading/loading capacity 3,600 cu. m./hr. Main engine 2-stroke, 6 cyl., 8,700 kW @127 rpm Propeller 4-blade, 5.8 m diameter Accommodation 26 + 6 OFFERS INVITED PORT WELLER DRY DOCKS AND PASCOL ENGINEERING Divisions of Canadian Shipbuilding & Engineering Ltd. SHIPYARDS SPECIALIZING IN SHIPBUILDING AND DRY DOCK SHIP REPAIRS On August 2, 2006, Canadian Shipbuilding & Engineering Ltd. ("CSE") filed for protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act. Pursuant to the order issued by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on August 2, 2006 (the "Initial Order"), RSM Richter Inc. was appointed the Monitor ("Monitor"). Pursuant to the Initial Order and an order issued on November 17, 2006, the Monitor has been authorized to conduct a sale process for some or all of CSE's business. In this regard, the Monitor has commenced a sale process for Port Weller Dry Docks ("PWDD") and Pascol Engineering ("Pascol"), both divisions of CSE. Pascol specializes in ship repair at its dry dock facility in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Pascol is also involved in heavy custom fabrication, machining and mechanical contracting for shipping companies and land-based industries, including pulp and paper, mining and sawmills. PWDD, based in St. Catharines, Ontario, is a shipyard at which over 60 major vessels have been built since 1946. PWDD also performs major refit and ship repair work from the two dry docks located at that facility. The Monitor will be accepting offers for the business and assets of PWDD and/or Pascol until January 15, 2007 at 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time). Further details related to the sale process can be obtained by contacting David Sieradzki of the Monitor's office at (416) 932-6030. may be refrigerated. Cargoes include anhydrous ammonia, 1,3-butadiene, butane (iso and normal), butylenes, commercial propane, propylene. The reliquefaction plant can handle two refrigerated cargo grades simultaneously and major equipments such as cargo compressors and motors are located in compressor and motor room on Berge Nantong main deck level. Cargo handling is operated by eight deep well pumps, each with a capacity of 600 cu. m./hr., allowing for a discharge time of approximate 18 hours excluding stripping. Loading is accomplished in about 18 hours based on vapor return to shore. 200 King Street West, Suite 1100, P.O. Box 48, Toronto, ON M5H 3T4 26 42344rric_v3.indd 1 11/21/2006 9:53:58 AM
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