Monday, 22 October 2007


This tanker, ST MICHAELIS, arrived at Finnart to load a cargo late on Friday night. She sailed this afternoon for Malta, and is due there on Monday next week. Built in 2005 by the STX Shipyard at Busan in Korea, this 51,218 tonne deadweight ship is 183 metres in length, and when fully laden has a draft of 13.13 metres. She is operated by Parakou Shipping of Hong Kong, where she is registered, and is currently on a six-year time charter to Rudolf A. Oetker KG, a subsidiary of the Hamburg Süd Group. Along with three sisters, ST MICHAELIS has been named after a church in Hamburg.