|Port of registry:||Valletta, Malta|
|Class and type:||Oil tanker|
|Length:||179.8 m (590 ft)|
|Beam:||32.2 m (106 ft)|
|Draft:||11 m (36 ft)|
|Depth:||16.5 m (54 ft)|
|Installed power:||12,360 kW (16,580 hp)|
|Speed:||15 kn (17 mph)|
Histria Perla was built by the Constanța Shipyard in 2005 as a 40,471 DWT ship used for the transportation of oil and oil products and chemical products. The ship is chartered by the Italian oil and natural gas company Eni. Histria Perla was the 500th ship to receive Emergency Response Service (ERS) classification from the Hamburg based German company Germanischer Lloyd in 2006.
Histria Perla is equipped with a double hull, one two-stroke acting diesel engine MAN B&W 6S50MC-C with a capacity of 9,480 kW (12,710 hp) directly acting on the propeller shaft and a four-bladed fixed propeller built by Wärtsilä Propulsion Netherlands. It also has another three auxiliary MAN B&W 6L23/30H diesel engines with a capacity of 960 kW (1,290 hp) each. The ship has 14 hydraulically driven centrifugal deepwell Framo cargo pumps, 10 pumps with a capacity of 500 m3/hour, two pumps with a capacity of 200 m3/hour, one pump with a capacity of 100 m3/hour and one portable pump with a capacity of 150 m3/hour.
The ship is equipped with five manifolds, a discharge capacity of 3,000 m3/hour, a cargo handling capacity of 3,750 m3/hour, one Liebherr hose-handling crane with a reach of 22 m (72 ft), an Alfa Lawal JWSP-26-C100 freshwater conversion plant with a capacity of 30 m3/day and a Jowa Bio STP3 sewage-treatment plant capable of sustaining 34 people. The ship has ten cargo tanks, two tanks with a capacity of 3,550 m3, four tanks with a capacity of 4,900 m3, four tanks with a capacity of 5,100 m3 and two slop tanks with a capacity of 1,000 m3.
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