Name m/t Birthe Theresa  
Call sign VSKU2
Flag Isle of Man
Home port Douglas
Built 1995
Class notation Lloyds Register + 100A5 oil chemical tanker type 2, MC AUT, Ice Class E2
IMO number 9083184
N.A.A.B.S.A. Yes
Trading area Europe and Mediterranean (trading can be extended to world wide)
Gross tonnage 2094
Nett tonnage 969
Deduction, SBT 435
Hull Double sides, double bottom

Main Dimensions

Summer dw.a.t. 3500
Winter dw.a.t. 3398 mt
Lenght o.a. 87.80 m
Lenght b.p. 84.32 m
Breadth 12.30 m
Draft 5.50 m even keel
Air draft 10.50 m
Bunker capacity fueloil N/A
Bunker capacity diseloil 130 cbm
Ballast water capacity 1250 cbm
TPCM 9.3 mt/cm

Tank Layout

Total cap., cargo tanks (basis 98 pct filling): 3,878 cbm in 12 marine line coated wing tanks.
Cargo tank layout 2 x 6 wing tanks
Max. S.G. 1.45 in all cargo tanks.
Seperate slop tank Vessel equipped with seperate line and pump for emtying sloptank on deck. This pump also to be suitable for recirculating water for tank cleaning through pre-heater.
Manifold to deck 185 cm
Manifold to stern 42.50 m
Manifold to bow 41.60 m
Manifold to rail 140 cm

Cargo Handling

Segregation 3 grades complete segregation by seperate lines and pumps. 12 grades segregation by use of 12 press-vac/exhaust pipe valves and by use of double cargo valves (of butterfly type) but with cargo pumps and lines in common.
Cargo pumps 2 x Vogelzang type R420 FKM, each 250 cbm w/h against 7 bar b/p.1 xBornemann 450 cbm w/h by against 7 bar b/p.
Loading rate 320 cbm/tank max. 4 tanks at the same time - maximum/depending on circumstances.
Discharging rate 2 x Vogelzang type R420 FKM, each 250 cbm w/h against 7 bar b/p.1 xBornemann 450 cbm w/h by against 7 bar b/p. - maximum/depending on circumstances.
Loading by sucking  
Heating capacity Maintain about 80 deg c.
Tank cleaning system Vessel able to clean tanks with 90 deg c hot water through pre-heater and permanent or portable butterworth system and able to clean tanks by use of steam only.
Cargo lines All cargo pipes stainless steel 316 L. Diameter of three discharge lines from manifold on deck to pumproom crossover 3x 8". In the cargo tanks 6". Manifold size: 1 x 10" and 2 x 8".
Vapour system Vapour return line is fitted.
Oil monitoring system Yes.
Gauging Closed
Derricks / Cranes NIL

Main and Auxiliary machinery

Main engine Caterpillar type 3606 - 2500 BHP
Propeller Fixed
Bowthruster Yes - 350 bhp
Auxiliary engines CUMMINS


Master Michal Szwedzinski
Chief Officer Juris Motivans
2nd Officer Mariusz Abramowski
Chief Engineer Krzysztof  Wojciech Smardzewski
2. Engineer Sebastian Burakowskis
Cook Leon Tryzna
Electrician Aleksandras Mjakuskins
Pumpman Andrzej Zatorski
AB Wojciech Karolak
OS Roman Ruski
Crew list updated 19.05.2005