Friday, 21 September 2007


The tanker SCF CAUCASUS arriving at the entrance to Loch Long this afternoon, with the tug FLYING PHANTOM awaiting her arrival. The tanker was completed by Hyundai Heavy Industries at Ulsan in Korea, in 2002. She is 274.5 metres in length, and with a fully loaded draft of 17.07 metres has a deadweight of 159,173 tonnes. Her gross tonnage is 81,085 tons. Registered in Monrovia, her owners are the Gulfstar Corporation, and she is operated by a Cypriot subsidiary of Sovcomflot, the largest Russian shipping company today.