Name : ORANGO
Vessel main details - given in good faith, but without guaranty.
Built : 1981, Bogense, Denmark, Ice 3
Classification : Dromon Bureu of Shipping, next SS June 2016, West Africa waters only.
Flag : Togo
Dimensions : 53,8m loa, Beam 9,6m, draft 3,66m
Tonnage : GT 808 NT 176, RT 299 Dwt : 960 tonnes
Panama Canal Tonnage: GT 880 NT:686
Suez Tonnage: GT: 840 NT:663
1 hold and 2 decks. (tween decker) – (29,5 x 6,2m) & (29,4mx 6,5m)
totally 1703 m3
36 TEU's + 1 strong locker 48 m3 for IMDG class I cargo (explosives)
Mac Gregor hatch coaming
2 derricks each 2 t SWL
Anchors- 2, 6 shots on each side.
Main engine B&W Alpha 5T23L-KVO 725 Bhp, original gear -
4 bladed variable pitch prop
Speed 10 knots at 2,5MT/DAY / DO-tanks 105 m3 / FW tanks 24 m3
Ballast tanks 304m3
Auxiliares : 2 - VALMET SCANIA 615C 62 kVA
Others : shaft generator 45kVA
Heating / air condition: yes in all cabins and on the bridge
8 Cabins with 2 bunks.
Radars FURUNO FR7040D & FR1942 - 2 GPS FURUNO GP31/32
Echosounder SKIPPER 603 -- Autopilot Robertson AP45
GMDSS A1+A2+A3: 1SSB DSC SAILOR HC4500 , 2 VHF DSC SAILOR RT4822,
1INMARSAT C T&T 3020B, 1INMARSAT MINI M FURUNO FELCOM16 (SSAS)
Navtex JRC NCR300A / AIS -- 1 EPIRB , 1 SART ,
2 Portable GMDSS VHF SAILOR SP3100
Safety equipment :
CO2 fixed fire extinguishing system engine room + hold
2 liferafts ( 10 & 12 persons) -- 7 immersion suits.
Other information / history:
The ship can take 35 TEU, has 6 reefer plugs.
Cheap engine to run 2600 lit/24 hours. 8,5 knots
Cargo gear. 2 tons SWL .
Hatch cover: All pontoons down on the dock, repaired and new gaskets.
Some of the Mc gregor wheels are new. 2 Hatch covers. Each half goes each direction.
Hold. Twin deck, steel pontoons + one vertical movable bulk head separator.
All tanks are coated.
105 m3 DO tanks and abt 304 m3ballast tanks.
Some of the ballast tanks could be changed into DO tanks to transport fuel,
but in such a case special pipe arrangement done and they should be cleaned
from the coating. In addition a fuel separator will be needed to purify
the fuel which has been transported in the combination fuel and ballast tanks.
New completely overhauled M/ engine installed. same as the previous one.
Two auxiliaries. Rebuilt with new pistons and bearings.
Shaft generator been onshore and cleaned.
Bulkhead in the engine room/ FW tank has been changed.
Cabins for 8 + 2 crew.
The cabins, galley and mess room had signs of hard use before the SS in 2007.
Air cond units in all cabins.
Viking rafts. 2. Have the possibility to take 12 pax.
New CO2 installment in the engine room as well as previously in the cargo room. Fed from the same CO2 bank.
Extensive repairs done in 2011 to upgrade the ship for another 5 years.
Small economic engine and slow speed. Cruising speed about 8,5 knots.
Ship is trading in West Africa
2009: Changed name from Vulcao to ORANGO, flag and classfication society.
2010 May. New classification. Drydock, prop shaft out, etc.