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Search: Posts Made By: Andrew Craig-Bennett
Forum: Bulk Carriers 6th May 2012, 17:45
Replies: 39
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Been there, done that thing, got the boilersuit...

Been there, done that thing, got the boilersuit wore it out crawling down the duct keel and got holes in it from caustic soda not retained by the oversize nitrile hatch seals. And did I mention...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 6th May 2012, 11:12
Replies: 39
Views: 18,068
and then of course there were the Last Word in...

and then of course there were the Last Word in OBOs, the PROBOS, which could carry:

- Liquid Caustic soda, SG 1.6
- Oil and oil products
- IMO 2 liquid chemicals
- Dry bulk
- Steel...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 4th May 2012, 11:47
Replies: 39
Views: 18,068
Esentially none, in liquid, unless one counts in...

Esentially none, in liquid, unless one counts in the lost deadweight that would have been available had the ore holds not been built as such. In practical terms, none.

In dry, an awful lot, as...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 13th March 2012, 11:48
Replies: 39
Views: 18,068
Randmackenzie - I was never a broker; I rejoiced...

Randmackenzie - I was never a broker; I rejoiced in the magnificent title of Tonnage Manager i.e. the person responsible for making sure we had the right ships and that they made money, by building,...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 12th March 2012, 12:44
Replies: 39
Views: 18,068
The high water mark of O/B/O enthusiasm was...

The high water mark of O/B/O enthusiasm was reached with the series of nine PROBOS contracted by a complex syndicate of mainly Norwegian owners with Hynudai (three) and Korea Shipbuilding and...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 12th March 2012, 10:43
Replies: 39
Views: 18,068
Heigh ho... The OBO was a Norwegian...

Heigh ho...

The OBO was a Norwegian invention, see here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ore-bulk-oil_carrier

Not to be confused with the ore / oil carrier ("O/O") which is an entirely...
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