|ID No. 7372933|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||118,680|
|Builder||Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries. Chita.|
|Length||337.02 m.overall. 320 m. LPP.|
|Engine Builder||Mitsui Engineering|
|Engine Power||27,360 Brake horsepower|
|Propulsion mode||Single screw.|
|Boiler||Composite exh,gas/fuel oil.|
|Generator voltage||440 v.|
|Generator Frequency||60 Hz.|
|Launched||July 31st, 1975|
|Delivered to owner||Sept. 1976.|
|Scrapped||April 26th. 2004.|
Built in 1976, by Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries, Chita, Japan, as Hazel Prosperity.
1978. Renamed "Tenko Maru"
1986. Renamed "Fortune". Later renamed "T.S. Fortune".
Purchased in 1989, as "T.S. Fortune", M/T Eredine was owned by Swire Shipping, (Eredine), Ltd and managed by The China Navigation Company Ltd. She was the giant of the Swire fleet at the time, carrying up to two million barrels of crude oil.
1996. Renamed "Orient Tiger".
2002. Renamed "Asian Tiger".
April 26th. 2004. Broken up at Chittagong.
No sooner had CNCo taken over the ship and docked her than we were contacted by Shell Transport and Trading, via Peter Prebensen and Clarkson Asia, with an enquiry for a three year time charter. This was an agreeable surprise.
Events / Stories
The ship had been used in the Japanese Government's floating storage programme, she came complete with notes on the care of the potted plants and the goldfish on the bridge.