Asian Exporter

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Renamed as Poyang III in 1975

Asian Exporter
ID /IMO 6418211.
Type Cargo, after conversion, in 1969.
Gross Registered Tonnage 7,914 grt., (9,047 after conversion)
Builder Wartsila Kon. Cricton-Vulcan, Abo. Turku. Yard No.1,122.
Delivery date Dec 1964.
Hull Steel.
Decks 2.
Length 137.7m.(151.5m. after conversion) F'c'sle28.65m. Poop 39.9m.. 168 TEU.
Width 62 ft.
Depth 38 ft.
Engine Builder Wrtsila Kon. Cricton-Vulcan,Abo.
Engine Type Wartsila-Sulzer, 2 stroke, single acting.
Engine cylinders 6.
Engine Power 7,200 bhp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 16 kts.
Deadweight 9,500 (10,895 (after conversion)
Power Diesel.
Aspiration Turbocharged
Fuel diesel/fuel oil.
Propeller Solid, right hand.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Cast.
Launched June 12th.1964
Original owner O/Y Finnlines Ltd., Helsinki.

History

Dec 1964. Launched as the Finnenso, but completed as the Finnboston for O/Y Finnlines Ltd., Helsinki.

1969. Lengthened and converted to a dry cargo vessel.

July 1973. Sold to John Swire & Sons, Renamed Asian Exporter with CNCo. as managers.

April 1975. Renamed by CNCo. as Poyang III.

1981. Sold to the China Ocean Shipping Co., Tsingtao division. renamed Hue Lu.

1983. Listed as the Feng Ning, owned by the Hebei Province Subcorporation., COSCO HEBEI, Tsingtao.

Feb/March 1995. Broken up at Alang.

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