Tuesday, 03 February 2015 00:01

IOS VICTORY to the scrapyards

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It is reported that the 1983 built Offshore Tug Supply vessel IOS VICTORY arrived at the Chittagong anchorage (Bangladesh) on the 19th January 2015 for demolition. The IOS VICTORY is the former SMIT-LLOYD 120 (IMO number 8202795), built by "Scheepswerf De Waal B.V.", Zaltbommel, Netherlands under number 719 for Smit-Lloyd, Rotterdam. She has a length of 63.40 mtrs, a beam of 14,73 mtrs and a depth of 5.75 mtrs. The two Stork-Werkspoor TM410 diesel engines develope a total output of nearly 10.000 hp. Her free sailing speed is 15.5 knots and her bollard pull 120 tons. IOS VICTORY ex SMIT-LLOYD 120bShe is classed American Bureau of Shipping.
(Source: vesseltracker; photo under IOS VICTORY: Towingline - Hans van der Ster)