The 8000-cum ethylene/LPG tanker Einar Tambarskjelve, built at Bremerhaven by Schichau Unterweser for the Oslo-based Bakkebig gas-tanker fleet, was delivered in June 1983 for Norwegian-flag operation. She has four cargo tanks; Nos. 2 and 4 are cylindrical, with their axes athwartships; Nos. 1 and 3 are larger than the other two, and are lobe-shaped with their axes fore-and-aft. The tanks and cargo system are designed for temperatures down to -104 deg.C and pressures up to 5 bars <gauge>. Three different cargoes, two simultaneously cooled and one uncooled, can be carried at the same time. The article describes the ship in some detail, and includes general-arrangement and midship-section drawings. Principal particulars are:- Length 119.54m o.a., 109.6m b.p.; Breadth, mld 19m; Depth 11.3m to main/freeboard deck, 13.85m to A-deck; Scantling/ freeboard draught 8.3m <above base line>, with 8378.5 t corresponding dwt; International tonnage 7669 gross, 4621 net; Tank capacities: cargo 8070 cum, ballast water 2091 cum, heavy oil 731 cum, Diesel oil 110 cum; MaK 6M601 main engine, 6000 kW at 425 rpm, driving c.p. propeller at 142 rpm, with 1875-kVA shaft generator driven through PTO; bow thruster <9 tonnes thrust>; speed, trial conditions, on 7m draught, 15.5 knots; complement 22; classification DnV + 1A1 "Tanker for Liquefied Gas", Type II -- G -- EO -- Ice C.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hansa, 120 <1983>, p.2180 <No.22, Nov.> (9 pp., 1 tab., 2 diag., 9 phot.)
  • Publication Date: 1983


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  • Accession Number: 00685898
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 14 1995 12:00AM