built by Govan Shipbuilders Ltd,
Yard No 261 Engines by Clark, Hawthorn Ltd., Wallsend.
Last Name: CHIOS SUN (2005)
Previous Names: GENERAL LUKBAN (1987), WANI RIVER (1989), HAVTJELD (1989), CHINA PROGRESS (1995), HUAXINGHAI (2001), SALOOS (2004)
Propulsion: 4-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (760 x 1,600mm) Sulzer 4RLB76 type oil engine. 9,800 bhp. 14 kts
Launched: Tuesday, 20/03/1984
Ship Type: Bulk Carrier
Tonnage: 25904 grt | 14942 nrt | 45090 dwt
Length: 600 feet
Breadth: 101 feet
Draught: 39 feet
Jebsens (UK) Ltd London
Edilsea Mar Co SA Panama
Celis World Sg Inc Panama
A/S Havtor Norway
China Progress Inc Panama
Master Sg Inc Athens
Chios Sun Shipping & Trading SA
Status: Active - 2007
Bulk carrier with four 25
ton cranes capable of operating grabs carried aboard.
1981: Ordered by Pacnorse Shipping (UK) Ltd., London, from Govan Shipbuilders Ltd., Govan (Yard No. 261).
20.3.1984: Launched for Jebsens (UK) Ltd.
14.7.1984: Completed for Priorhouse Ltd., and Capital Leasing Ltd., (Jebsens (UK) Ltd., managers), London. (O.N. 705511).
1987: Transferred to Edilsea Maritime Company SA, (same managers), Panama, and renamed GENERAL LUKBAN. (O.N. 18146
1988: Chelston Ship Management Ltd., appointed as managers.
1989: Transferred to Celis World Shipping Inc., Panama, and renamed WANI RIVER.
1989: Sold to KS Havtjeld, (AS Havtor, manager), Norway, and renamed HAVTJELD.
1995: Sold to China Progress Inc., (Fortune Power & Shipping Enterprise Company Ltd., managers), Panama, and renamed CHINA PROGRESS. (O.N. 22876 96A).
2001: Sold to Huaxing Maritime SA, Panama, and renamed HUAXING HAI.
2004: Sold to Master Shipping Inc., Athens, (World Carrier SA, Athens, managers), and renamed SALOOS, under Panama flag.
2005 Chios Sun Shipping & Trading SA (Harbor Shipping & Trading SA), Piraeus
With thanks to Bill Harvey for details.
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Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron
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