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After a short break our morning smiles can return with a continuation of the Ship Of The Day blog. For those just joining our audience the blog showcases the most interesting ship visiting Rotterdam that day. As an example here’s today’s post:
Today’s SotD is the crude oil tanker Harad (IMO: 9220952, port of registry: Nassau, Bahama’s) which is 333 metres long, 56 metres wide and has a draught of 22.5 metres. These dimensions give the vessel a deadweight tonnage of 303,000. The vessel is owned by the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia and operated by Mideast Ship Management Limited. She was built in 2001 by Samsung Heavy Industries, Korea and is powered by a 44,640 HP Samsung engine.
The Harad is scheduled to arrive later this evening at the TEAM terminal, Rotterdam Europoort.
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