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The world largest ship, the 564,763 dwt Norwegian tanker Jahre Viking to be converted to FSO - DN.

The Norwegian business Dagens Næringsliv paper reports First Olsen Tankers has written a letter of intent
with Maersk Oil Qatar with regard to using the 564,763 dwt Norwegian 1979 built ULCC Jahre Viking as a FSO.
Name: Knock Nevis
IMO No: 7381154
Ex: Jahre Viking-2004; Happy Giant-1991 Seawise Giant-1989
Built: 12/1976
Type: Tanker
Status: In service as FSO.
SubType: Crude
Flag: Norway (NIS)
DWT: 564,761 ( After reconstructing )
Draft: 24.61
Builder: Sumitomo H.I. (1016)
GT: 236,710
LOA: 458.45
Owner: First Olsen Tankers Pte. Ltd.
NT: 214,793
Beam: 68.86
Speed/Cons: 13.00/-
Class: NV
Depth: 29.80
Engine Type: Sumitomo Stal-Laval AP steam turbines, 50.000 PS, 37300 kW by 85 RPM
Cubic: 658,362


Previous Names :
Year Previous Names
1991 - 2004 Jahre Viking
1989 - 1991 Happy Giant
1979 - 1989 Seawise Giant

14 May 1988, Hormuz Terminal, "Seawise Giant" on fire after the Iraqi Air-attack
For her reconstruction was needed 3.200 Ton steel and 32 Kilometer new pipelines.
For the reconstruction, started in October 1990, of the "Seawise Giant", was 60 Million Dollar needed.
Construction of a complete new deckhouse for the "Seawise Giant" at the Keppel-Yard at Singapore.
In October 1991, she was sailing again, under her new name "Happy Giant".

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