LOFTNES 1984 Govan Shipbuilders

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Deepol
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LOFTNES 1984 Govan Shipbuilders

Post by Deepol » Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:19 pm

The second of the pair which Jebsens renamed GENERAL LUKBAN in 1987. She was sold in 1989 becoming WANI RIVER and is still active as CHIOS SUN.
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Launch on 20th March 1984
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Leaving for trials in July
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Re: LOFTNES 1984 Govan Shipbuilders

Post by Patrick Hill » Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:01 pm

Seen here as "Havtjeld" arriving on the River Tees 29/03/1991.
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Re: LOFTNES 1984 Govan Shipbuilders

Post by Bill Harvey » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:41 pm

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LOFTNES (1984 - 1987) Lakenes class
25,965g. 14,942n. 45,090d. 183.01 (BB) x 31.04 x 11.939 metres
4-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (760 x 1,600mm) Sulzer 4RLB76 type oil engine, manufactured by Clark, Hawthorn Ltd., Wallsend. 9,800bhp. 14 kts.
Bulk carrier with four 25-ton cranes capable of operating grabs carried aboard.
1981: Ordered by Pacnorse Shipping (UK) Ltd., London, from Govan Shipbuilders Ltd., Govan (Yard No. 261). 20.3.1984: Launched for Jebsens (UK) Ltd. 14.7.1984: Completed for Priorhouse Ltd., and Capital Leasing Ltd., (Jebsens (UK) Ltd., managers), London. (O.N. 705511). 1987: Transferred to Edilsea Maritime Company SA, (same managers), Panama, and renamed GENERAL LUKBAN. (O.N. 18146-Li). 1988: Chelston Ship Management Ltd., appointed as managers. 1989: Transferred to Celis World Shipping Inc., Panama, and renamed WANI RIVER. 1989: Sold to KS Havtjeld, (AS Havtor, manager), Norway, and renamed HAVTJELD. 1995: Sold to China Progress Inc., (Fortune Power & Shipping Enterprise Company Ltd., managers), Panama, and renamed CHINA PROGRESS. (O.N. 22876-96A). 2001: Sold to Huaxing Maritime SA, Panama, and renamed HUAXING HAI. 2004: Sold to Master Shipping Inc., Athens, (World Carrier SA, Athens, managers), and renamed SALOOS, under Panama flag.
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