Selecting a Suitable Vessel

You search your internal position lists and find the closest suitable open vessel is expected as follows:

N/OPEN:
MIAMI, FL, USA ON JAN 31ST, 2009
NAME:
M/V RICHVESSEL
DWT:
17,324 mt
YR BUILT:
1987
FLAG:
Philippines
CLASS:
LR
SPEED:
13
BUNKER:
F.O. 30 MT PD
D.O. (AT SEA):
2MT PD
D.O. (AT PORT):
4MT PD
LOA/BEAM:
145.50m / 21m
HOLDS/HATCHES:
5/5
GEAR:
5 SETS X 25MT (SINGLE) HORIZONTAL SLEWING CRANES GEMINI = 1 SET = 2 X 25MT = 50MT (USING
#2 & 3 TWIN CRANES)

We will skip all the details here for now. Normally, you would need to know and review items such as the stowage factor of the cargo to see the cargo fits, look at the draft of the vessel versus the permissible drafts of each port and so on.

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