Merel V

Open hatch, fully box, double skinned, Saimaa Trader



Call sign P.H.D.K.
IMO number 9279056
Built 2005
Shipyard Scheepswerf Peters B.V.
Classification Lloyd's Register
Class notations + 100A1 Strengthened for Heavy Cargoes; Bottom strengthened for Loading and Unloading Aground Ice Class 1C FS at a max draught of 4,968 mtr, For. 4,968/1,60 m Aft. 4,968/3,20 m, power required 748 kW, Power installed 749kW,+LMC, UMS
Ice class 1C
Port of registry Hellevoetsluis
Flag Dutch

Main particulars

DWCC (summer) 3500 ton
Length over all 82.5 m
Breadth over all 12.5 m
Draughts 5.34
Air draft (in Ballast) 13.5
Depth (moulded) 8
Distance WL-HC in ballast 6
GT 2409
NT 993

Cargo capacities

Total cubic feet capacity 160000 ft3 grain/bale


1 Hold / 1 Hatch, both types are: Fully open hatch - no understow. Fully box and double skinned.

Hold #1

Dimensions 54.6 x 10.3 x 8.15
Luiken 54.6 x 10.3

Electrical ventilaton

Hold ventilation abt. 6 air changes per hour basis empty hold. Hold is fitted with dehumidifier system.

Tank capacities

HFO 0 m3
MGO 170 m3
Water ballast capacity 1682 m3
Fresh water 26 m3


Speed / Consumption 10,5 knots - 4,8 mt/day These figures are about and based on 4,35 m draft, clean bottom, even keel, deep and currentless waters, calm sea and ma x wind force Beaufort 2/ Douglas 2 and maximum sea temperature 28 /29 degrees Celsius, and shaft generator connected. Consumption in port abt. 0,2 mts MGO/day

Fuel oil specification

MGO DMA 0,1% ISO 8217:2010. Within: ECA Area t/c operation to be responsible for sulphur limit compliance.


Main engine Caterpillar 3512 DI-TA , 749 kW at 1600 RPM
Reduction gear
Propeller Pitch Propeller
Bow thruster 220 kW

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