M/T Bit Force

M/T Bit Force


  • Oil tanker / Asphalt carrier
  • Ice Class 1A Super
  • Fully segregated water ballast, independent cargo tanks 250 deg C, double hull, closed loading system
  • Dutch flag
  • Built by Edward Shipyard, China 2003
  • Bureau Veritas: I +Hull, +Mach, Oil tanker, Asphalt carrier (max. cargo temperature 250.0°C),
  • Unrestricted navigation, +STAR-HULL, +AUT-IMS, +SYS-NEQ, MON-SHAFT
  • Particulars

    Deadweight   7130 mt
    Length over all 116,9 m
    Length between p.p 109,3 m
    Beam 18 m
    Depth, moulded  10,2 m
    Draught    7,5 m
    Service speed    14,7 knots
    Type of hull    double hull
    Gross Tonnage 6280 mt 

  • Cargo

    Cargo tanks
    4 x 2 wing tanks
    1 center tank

    Cubic capacity (98%)
    6240,5 m3

    Cargo pumps
    Allweiler screw pumps, 3 x 511 m3/h

    Cargo system
    Closed loading
    Vapour return
    Saab Tank Radar G3

    Cargo heating
    Max. cargo temperature 250 deg C
    2 x GESAB Oil fired thermal oil heaters, 1500 kW
    1 x main engine exhaust gas heater to supply thermal oil heating plant.

  • Machinery

    Main engine
    WÄRTSILÄ 6L38B, 4350 kW

    Aux machinery
    3 x WÄRTSILÄ 4L20, 640 kW
    1 x Shaft generator PTO/PTI, 1300 kW

    Bow thruster
    Brunvoll, 800 kW

    Stern thruster
    Brunvoll, 400 kW