List of Esso Atlantic class supertankers

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History
 Liberia
Name: Esso Atlantic and Esso Pacific
Owner: Esso Tankers Inc. Liberia
Builder: Hitachi Zosen Corporation Ariake
Yard number: 4484, 4485
Launched: October 2, 1977, June 13,1977
Status: Scrapped August, 2002, September, 2002
General characteristics
Class and type: ULCC
Tonnage:
  • 259,532 GT
  • 186,500 NT after rename
Displacement:
  • 73,418 tons light ship
  • 590,308 tons full load
Length: 406.57 m (1,333.89 ft)
Beam: 71.07 m (233.17 ft)
Draught: 25.29 metres (83.0 ft)
Depth: 31.22 m (102.43 ft)
Propulsion: Steam Turbine
Speed: 15.5 knots, 1 Propeller
Capacity: 516,895 DWT after rename
Notes:
  • Esso Atlantic IMO 7376525
  • Esso Pacific IMO 7376537

The two ships of the Esso Atlantic class, Esso Atlantic and Esso Pacific, were two of only seven ships to surpass a half million tons deadweight in maritime history.

When plying the sea, the vessels had a fully laden draft of 25.3 m (83 ft),[1] rendering them unable to navigate the English Channel, the Suez Canal or the Panama Canal when loaded up to capacity.

Esso Atlantic (1977-1990)
234,626 tons to 247,160 tons, 508,628 DWT
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10/02/1977 : Esso Atlantic launched and built
??/??/1983 : Transferred to Bahamian flag, owned by Esso International Shipping Co Ltd, Nassau, Bahamas
16/08/1986 : Laid Up near Aalesund
??/??/1990 : By Esso Eastern Marine Ltd., Bermuda, to Ceres Hellenic Shipping Ent. Ltd., Greece. Renamed Kapetan Giannis
13/06/2002 : from Fujairah Anchorage bound for LOOP Oil Terminal. Sold to Pakistani breakers in 2002. [2]

Esso Pacific (1977-1990)
234,626 tons to 247,161 tons, 508,628 DWT
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13/06/1977 : Esso Pacific launched and built
??/??/1983 : Transferred to Bahamian flag, owned by Esso International Shipping Co Ltd, Nassau, Bahamas
16/08/1986 : Laid Up near Aalesund
??/??/1990 : By Esso Eastern Marine Ltd., Bermuda, to Ceres Hellenic Shipping Ent. Ltd., Greece. Renamed Kapetan Michalis
2002: Broken up in Gadani Beach, Pakistan.[3]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "About the last Voyage, Gallery Pictures and Ship Data at Broker". Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Esso Atlantic". Aukevisser. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Esso Pacific". Aukevisser. Retrieved 12 July 2015.

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