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Troll Viking

1968/ 82 OpenHatch Bulk Carrier


Buildingyard: A/S Burmeister & Wain's Skibsbyggeri, Copenhagen

Built year: 1968

Yard no: 840


Tonnage: GRT: 24102/ NET: 18188/ TDW: 41270

Dims: LOA: 192,01/ BR: 29,67/ DR: 12,031mtr


Machinery: 7-cyl B&W by the shipbuilder

BHP: 13100 / Speed: 14,50knots

Photo: J. Jones

00.09.1968: Originally ordered by Olsen Daughters A/S., Oslo. Contract was sold

00.06.1971: Launched as ROLAND BREMEN for Hapag-Lloyd AG., West Germany

00.06.1971: Completed

00.00.1974: Renamed MANNHEIM

00.00.1976: Sold to Kosmos Bulkschiffart GmbH., West Germany

11.03.1982: Purchased by Troll Ltd. (Wilh. Wilhelmsen), Liberia. Price paid: NOK11.825.000. Renamed TROLL VIKING

12.09.1986: Sold to Grindale Ltd. (Palm Navigation Trust A), Gibraltar. Renamed CITY OF PIRAEUS

00.00.1988: Transferred to Honduran registry. Renamed MERIDIAN

00.11.1989: Sold to Equinox Shipping Co Ltd., Malta

00.01.1990: Renamed AL TAIF

13.05.1991: Laid up in Ravenna. Class in LR withdrawn

00.07.1993: Reported to be for sale by auction by the order of local court

00.07.1994: Sold to Litas Likid Tasimacilik, Turkey. Renamed CARETTA

00.08.1994: Owner changed to Caretta Shipping & Trading

00.12.1994: Owner changed to Maddeler Tasimacilik. Renamed ESENTEPE II

00.03.1995: Flagged in Turkey

00.07.1995: Sold to Duke Shipping Ltd. (BNavi SpA), Malta. Renamed MED CARRARA

23.02.2000: Arrived Alang/ India for demolition. Price paid for scrap: USD 1.370.000                 

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