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1974/90 Turbine Tanker

TORINO 1975-1.jpg

Buildingyard: Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire

Built year: 1974

Yard no: Y25

Tonnage: GRT: 134140/ NET: 117917/ TDW: 280108

Dims: LOA: 342,98/ BR: 51,80/ DR: 21,351mtr


Machinery: 2 x Steamturbines by the shipbuilder

SHP: 32400 / Speed: 15,00knots


08.11.1974: Launched as OPALE for Compagnie Navale des Petroles, France

17.01.1975: Completed. Laid up at Cherbourg

00.00.1980: Owners became Total Compagnie Francaise de Navigation

27.10.1983: Laid up at Agnefest

00.00.1986: Transferred to Total Compagnie Francaise de Navitaion and Yucca Shipping Ltd., Bahamas

00.00.1987: Sold to K/S Finans Invest IV A/S., Oslo. Renamed HAPPY PILOT. Returned to service

00.00.1988: Sold to K/S Happy Pilot (Norman International A/S), Oslo

25.05.1990: Purchased by Brudevold & Wilhelmsen Tankers I K/S., Oslo. WW had a 30% interest. Wilship became manager. 

                     Price paid: USD 34.100.000. Renamed TORINO

16.11.1992: WW interest became 50%

00.00.1997: Sold to German buyers for scrapping. Resold to Z.N. Enterprise, Chittagong/ Bangladesh. Price: USD6.737.000

16.05.1997: Demolition commenced

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