Ship Details

Norness; British
Tanker
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360834 / ?
1973
1988
MHI, Nagasaki
269349
NULL
Very large crude carrier (VLCC)

Charter / lease.

O.N. 360834.

132,942g. 108,735n. 260,905d.

338.34(BB) x 53.62 x 20.657 metres.

Two steam turbines by the Nagasaki Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, double reduction geared to screw shaft. 30,000shp.

1971: Ordered as BRITISH ROVER by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Nagasaki (Yard No. 1705) for BP Medway Tanker Company Ltd. Contract sold and

15.6.1973: Launched as BRITISH NORNESS for Norcape Shipping Company (Bermuda) Ltd., London, for a 15 year demise charter to the BP Tanker Company Ltd., (operators and managers).

9.1973: Completed.

1981: Managers Renamed BP Shipping Ltd.

1982: Sold to Lombard Finance Ltd., (same managers), London.

1986: Transferred to Gibraltar registry.

1988: Renamed HAPPY NORNESS, (same managers).

1989: Sold to K/S Happy Norness, (Norman International A/S, managers).

1991: Sold to K/S Thorness, (A/S Thor Dahl Shipping, managers), Norway (NIS) and renamed THORNESS.

1993: Sold to Symi Shipping Company, Greece and renamed SYMI.

1997: Sold to E. metres. E. Symi Ltd., (Aeolos Management S. A., managers), Greece.

23.2.2000: Arrived at Alang for demolition
2015-05-17

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