INTERTANKO CHARTERING QUESTIONNAIRE 88 - OILVersion 5 Created at Q88.com
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 Date updated: Jun 02, 2021
1.2 Vessel's name (IMO number): GH Austen (9421336)
1.3 Vessel's previous name(s) and date(s) of change: MR Aries (May 24, 2021)
Marlin Topaz (Oct 01, 2014)
Meriom Topaz (Mar 11, 2013)
1.4 Date delivered / Builder (where built): Mar 04, 2009 / GSI - Guangzhou Shipyard International . Guanzhou - China
1.5 Flag / Port of Registry: Marshall Islands / Majuro
1.6 Call sign / MMSI: V7ML4 / 538 002 869
1.7 Vessel's contact details (satcom/fax/email etc.): Tel: Sat C : 453833176 & 453850050 //Vsat No. + 30 2111986080
Fax: n/a
Email: ghausten@synergyship.com
1.8 Type of vessel (as described in Form A or Form B Q1.11 of the IOPPC): Chemical
1.9 Type of hull: Double Hull
Ownership and Operation
1.10 Registered owner - Full style: GY Shipco XIII LLC
Trust Company Complex, Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro, Marshall Islands MH 96960
Marshall Islands
1.11 Technical operator - Full style: Synergy Maritime Private Limited
4th Floor AKDR Tower, 3/381 Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Mettukuppam
India
Tel: +91-44-4321 5555
Fax: +91-44-4321 5500
Telex: Not Applicable
Email: tankers@synergyship.com
Company IMO#: 5287602
1.12 Commercial operator - Full style: Norient Product Pool (as agents to owners)
Singapore
Tel: 6563954460
Email: ops.npp@norden.com
1.13 Disponent owner - Full style:
Insurance
1.14 P & I Club - Full Style: GARD
Assuranceforeningen Gard - gjensidig - UK Branch 7 Bishopsgate London EC2N 3AR United Kingdom
1.15 P & I Club pollution liability coverage / expiration date: 1,000,000,000 US$ Feb 20, 2022
1.16 Hull & Machinery insured by - Full Style:
(Specify broker or leading underwriter)
CR International
1.17 Hull & Machinery insured value / expiration date: 15,000,000 US$ (H&M Value - 12000000 & Increased Value - 3000000) Apr 19, 2022
Classification
1.18 Classification society: American Bureau of Shipping
1.19 Class notation: *A1, Chemical Carrier, Oil Carrier, ESP, (E), *AMS, *ACCU, CSR AB-CM
1.20 Is the vessel subject to any conditions of class, class extensions, outstanding memorandums or class recommendations? If yes, give details: No
N/A
1.21 If classification society changed, name of previous and date of change: Registro Italiano Navale, Oct 03, 2014
1.22 Does the vessel have ice class? If yes, state what level: No, NA
1.23 Date / place of last dry-dock: Jun 27, 2019 / Chengxi
1.24 Date next dry dock due / next annual survey due: Jun 26, 2024
1.25 Date of last special survey / next special survey due:
1.26 If ship has Condition Assessment Program (CAP), what is the latest overall rating: No, (N/A)
Dimensions
1.27 Length overall (LOA): 183.20 m
1.28 Length between perpendiculars (LBP): 176.00 m
1.29 Extreme breadth (Beam): 32.20 m
1.30 Moulded depth: 18.20 m
1.31 Keel to masthead (KTM)/ Keel to masthead (KTM) in collapsed condition, if applicable: 47.02 m m
1.32 Distance bridge front to center of manifold: 57.60 m
1.33 Bow to center manifold (BCM) / Stern to center manifold (SCM): 92.20 m 91.00 m
1.34 Parallel body distances: Lightship Normal Ballast Summer Dwt
Forward to mid-point manifold: 50.60 m 59.50 m 63.20 m
Aft to mid-point manifold: 31.80 m 40.70 m 44.50 m
Parallel body length: 82.40 m 100.20 m 107.70 m
Tonnages
1.35 Net Tonnage: 14,623
1.36 Gross Tonnage / Reduced Gross Tonnage (if applicable): 30,453 24,218
1.37 Suez Canal Tonnage - Gross (SCGT) / Net (SCNT): 31,532.26 30,537.73
1.38 Panama Canal Net Tonnage (PCNT): 25,182.00
Loadline Information
1.39 Loadline Freeboard Draft Deadweight Displacement
Summer: 5.67 m 12.54 m 49,998 MT 61,853 MT
Winter: 5.93 m 12.28 m 48,553 MT 60,408 MT
Tropical: 5.41 m 12.80 m 51,446 MT 63,301 MT
Lightship: 15.32 m 2.88 m   11,855.00 MT
Normal Ballast Condition: 10.95 m 7.25 m 21,744.00 MT 33,644.00 MT
Segregated Ballast Condition: 10.31 m 7.90 m 25,045.00 MT 36,915.00 MT
1.40 FWA/TPC at summer draft: 279 mm 55.39 MT
1.41 Does vessel have multiple SDWT? If yes, please provide all assigned loadlines: Yes
39997 44997 49998
1.42 Constant (excluding fresh water): MT
1.43 What is the company guidelines for Under Keel Clearance (UKC) for this vessel? 1)Deep Sea / Open Passage -Navigation - 30 M or 5 times of vessels dynamic draft whichever is greater. Keep clear of localized shallow areas; in case above is not possible, minimum UKC as per 2 will apply. 2)Navigation in waters with depth - from 2- 5 times of vessel’s draft - 20% of dynamic draft 3)Shallow waters (depth less than 2 times vessel’s draft) E.g., making approaches to port / pilotage. - 10% of dynamic draft 4)At Berth/ SBM / CBM, for ships with extreme breadth up to 20 M - 0.30 M 5)At Berth/ SBM / CBM, for ships with extreme breadth over 20 M - 1.5% of ships beam 6)At Anchor - a) Unprotected waters should not be less than 20% of ship’s static draft / b) Protected/Sheltered waters should not be less than 10% of ship’s static draft.
1.44 What is the max height of mast above waterline (air draft) Full Mast Collapsed Mast
Summer deadweight: 34.48 m 0 m
Normal ballast: 39.12 m 0 m
Lightship: 44.14 m 0 m
 
2. CERTIFICATES Issued Last Annual Last Intermediate Expires
2.1 Safety Equipment Certificate (SEC): May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021 Mar 04, 2024
2.2 Safety Radio Certificate (SRC) May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021 Mar 04, 2024
2.3 Safety Construction Certificate (SCC): May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021 May 04, 2024
2.4 International Loadline Certificate (ILC): May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021 Mar 04, 2024
2.5 International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPPC): May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021 Mar 04, 2024
2.6 International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC): May 26, 2021 Nov 25, 2021
2.7 Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC): May 26, 2021   Nov 25, 2021
2.8 ISM Safety Management Certificate (SMC): May 26, 2021 Nov 25, 2021
2.9 Document of Compliance (DOC): Jan 28, 2019 Mar 11, 2021 Apr 02, 2022
2.10 USCG Certificate of Compliance (USCGCOC): Oct 09, 2020 Oct 09, 2020 Oct 09, 2022
2.11 Civil Liability Convention (CLC) 1992 Certificate: May 24, 2021     Feb 20, 2022
2.12 Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Convention (CLBC) Certificate: May 24, 2021     Feb 20, 2022
2.13 Liability for the Removal of Wrecks Certificate (WRC): May 24, 2021     Feb 20, 2022
2.14 U.S. Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR):    
2.15 Certificate of Class (COC): May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021 Mar 04, 2024
2.16 International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate (ISPPC): May 26, 2021     Mar 04, 2024
2.17 Certificate of Fitness (COF): May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021 Mar 04, 2024
2.18 International Energy Efficiency Certificate (IEEC): May 26, 2021      
2.19 International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate (IAPPC): May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021 Mar 04, 2024
Documentation
2.20 Owner warrant that vessel is member of ITOPF and will remain so for the entire duration of this voyage/contract: Yes
2.21 Does vessel have in place a Drug and Alcohol Policy complying with OCIMF guidelines for Control of Drugs and Alcohol Onboard Ship? Yes
2.22 Is the ITF Special Agreement on board (if applicable)? No
2.23 ITF Blue Card expiry date (if applicable): (Applied)
 
3. CREW
3.1 Nationality of Master: Indian
3.2 Number and nationality of Officers: 8 Indian
3.3 Number and nationality of Crew: 13 Indian
3.4 What is the common working language onboard: English
3.5 Do officers speak and understand English: Yes
3.6 If Officers/Crew employed by a Manning Agency - Full style: Officers:

Synergy Maritime Recruitment Services Private Limited 4th Floor, AKDR Tower ,3/381 Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) Mettukuppam,
Tel: +91-44-40507777
Fax: +91-44-40507799
Telex: Na
Email: info@synergymanning.com

Crew:

Synergy Maritime Recruitment Services Private Limited 4th Floor, AKDR Tower ,3/381 Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) ,Mettukuppam, Chennai -600 097. India
Tel: +91-44-40507777
Fax: +91-44-40507799
Telex: n/a
Email: info@synergymanning.com
 
4. FOR USA CALLS
4.1 Has the vessel Operator submitted a Vessel Spill Response Plan to the US Coast Guard which has been approved by official USCG letter? No
4.2 Qualified individual (QI) - Full style: O’Brien’s Response Management
818 Town and Country Blvd., Suite 200 Houston, TX 77024, USA
Tel: 1 281 606 4818
Fax: NA
Email: commandcenter@wittobriens.com
4.3 Oil Spill Response Organization (OSRO) - Full style: National Response Corporation
3500 Sunrise Highway Great River, New York 11739, USA
Tel: +1-631-224-9141 (24
Fax: +1-631-224-9086 / 22
Email: iocdo@nrcc.com
4.4 Salvage and Marine Firefighting Services (SMFF) - Full Style: RESOLVE MARINE GROUP, INC.
Corporate Headquarters 1510 SE 17th St., Suite 400 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 Emergency : +1 954-764-8700 24- hour Email: opa90@resolvemarine.com ; emx@resolvemarine.com
Tel: +1-954-764-8700
Fax: +1-954-764-8724
 
5. SAFETY/HELICOPTER
5.1 Is the vessel operated under a Quality Management System? If Yes, what type of system? (ISO9001 or IMO Resolution A.741(18) as amended): Yes
IMO Resolution A.741(18) / ISO 9002
5.2 Can the ship comply with the ICS Helicopter Guidelines? Yes
5.2.1 If Yes, state whether winching or landing area provided: Winching
5.2.2 If Yes, what is the diameter of the circle provided: m
 
6. COATING/ANODES
Tank Coating
6.1 Tank Coating Coated Type To What Extent Anodes
Cargo tanks: Yes epoxy Whole Tank No
Ballast tanks: Yes Epoxy Whole Tank Yes
Slop tanks: Yes EPOXY Whole Tank No
 
7. BALLAST
7.1 Pumps: No. Type Capacity At What Head (sg=1.0)
Ballast Pumps: 2 Deep Well 1,000 m3/hr 25 m
Ballast Eductors: 1 N/A 150 m3/hr 2.50 m
 
8. CARGO-OIL
Double Hull Vessels
8.1 Is vessel fitted with centerline bulkhead in all cargo tanks? If Yes, solid or perforated: Yes, Solid
Cargo Tank Capacities
8.2 Number of cargo tanks and total cubic capacity (98%): 12 51,472 m3
8.2.1 Capacity (98%) of each natural segregation with double valve (specify tanks): Seg#1: 6988 m3 (1P/1s)
Seg#2: 9804 m3 (2P/2s)
Seg#3: 8673 m3 (3P/3S)
Seg#4: 8673 m3 (4P/4S)
Seg#5: 8673 m3 (5P/5S)
Seg#6: 8658 m3 (6P/6S)
8.2.2 IMO class (Oil/Chemical Ship Type 1, 2 or 3): 2,3
8.3 Number of slop tanks and total cubic capacity (98%): 2 5,171.469 m3
8.3.1 Specify segregations which slops tanks belong to and their capacity with double valve: Seg#7: 5,171.469 m3 (7P/7S)
8.3.2 Residual/Retention oil tank(s) capacity (98%), if applicable: 528.783 m3
SBT Vessels
8.3.3 What is total SBT capacity and percentage of SDWT vessel can maintain? 21,964.00 m3 45 %
8.3.4 Does vessel meet the requirements of MARPOL Annex I Reg 18.2: Yes
Cargo Handling and Pumping Systems
8.4 How many grades/products can vessel load/discharge with double valve segregation: 7
8.5 Are there any cargo tank filling restrictions?
If yes, specify number of slack tanks, max s.g., ullage restrictions etc.:
Yes
The filling limit of the cargo tanks for products having SG equal to or less than 1.53 t/m3 is to be not greater than the values by ratio: Design SG 1.025 / SG =< 1.53
8.6 Max loading rate for homogenous cargo With VECS Without VECS
Loaded per manifold connection: m3/hr 1,200 m3/hr
Loaded simultaneously through all manifolds: m3/hr 4,200 m3/hr
Cargo Control Room
8.7 Is ship fitted with a Cargo Control Room (CCR): Yes
8.8 Can tank innage / ullage be read from the CCR: Yes
Gauging and Sampling
8.9 Is gauging system certified and calibrated? If no, specify which ones are not calibrated: Yes,
What type of fixed closed tank gauging system is fitted: Radar (Fixed Gauging System)
Are overfill (high) alarms fitted? If Yes, indicate whether to all tanks or partial: Yes, All
8.9.1 Can cargo be transferred under closed loading conditions in accordance with ISGOTT 11.1.6.6? Yes
8.9.2 Are cargo tanks fitted with multipoint gauging? If yes, specify type and locations: Yes,
8.10 Number of portable gauging units (example- MMC) on board: 4
Vapor Emission Control System (VECS)
8.11 Is a Vapour Emission Control System (VECS) fitted? Yes
8.12 Number/size of VECS manifolds (per side): 2 300 mm
8.13 Number / size / type of VECS reducers: 2 / 12x8"; 12x16" Steel
Venting
8.14 State what type of venting system is fitted: P/V Valves and Pressure Sensor on Radar Gauge
Cargo Manifolds and Reducers
8.15 Total number / size of cargo manifold connections on each side: 7 / 350.00 mm
8.16 What type of valves are fitted at manifold: Manual (butterfly)
8.17 What is the material/rating of the manifold: Steel / ANSI 150
8.17.1 Does vessel comply with the latest edition of the OCIMF 'Recommendations for Oil Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment'? Yes
8.18 Distance between cargo manifold centers: 2,010.00 mm
8.19 Distance ships rail to manifold: 4,600.00 mm
8.20 Distance manifold to ships side: 4,600.00 mm
8.21 Top of rail to center of manifold: 740.00 mm
8.22 Distance main deck to center of manifold: 2,060.00 mm
8.23 Spill tank grating to center of manifold: 890.00 mm
8.24 Manifold height above the waterline in normal ballast / at SDWT condition: 13 m 7.77 m
8.25 Number / size / type of reducers: 14 x 350/400mm (14/16")
4 x 350/300mm (14/12")
4 x 350/250mm (14/10")
4 x 350/200mm (14/8")
ANSI
8.26 Is vessel fitted with a stern manifold? If yes, state size: No, mm
Heating
8.27 Cargo / slop tanks fitted with a cargo heating system? Type Coiled Material
Cargo Tanks HEATING COILS Yes SS
Slop Tanks: Heating coils Yes SS
8.28 Maximum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained: 70.0 °C / 158.0 °F 65 °C / 149 °F
8.28.1 Minimum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained:
Inert Gas and Crude Oil Washing
8.29 Is an Inert Gas System (IGS) fitted / operational? Yes / Yes
8.29.1 Is a Crude Oil Washing (COW) installation fitted / operational? Yes / Yes
8.30 Is IGS supplied by flue gas, inert gas (IG) generator and/or nitrogen: IG Generator
Cargo Pumps
8.31 How many cargo pumps can be run simultaneously at full capacity: 6
8.32 Pumps: No. Type Capacity At What Head (sg=1.0)
Cargo Pumps: 6 Deepwell 550 M3/HR 120 Meters
120 Meters
83 Meters
Cargo Eductors: N/A m3/hr m
Stripping: N/A m3/hr m
8.33 Is at least one emergency portable cargo pump provided? Yes
 
9. MOORING
9.1 Wires (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: mm Not Applicable m MT
Main deck fwd: mm Not Applicable m MT
Main deck aft: mm Not Applicable m MT
Poop deck: mm Not Applicable m MT
9.2 Wire tails No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: mm Not Applicable m MT
Main deck fwd: mm Not Applicable m MT
Main deck aft: mm Not Applicable m MT
Poop deck: mm Not Applicable m MT
9.3 Ropes (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 6 56.00 mm (High Tenacity Polypropylene & Polyester 8-strand braided + Superflex 8-strand rope (PP & PES MIXED)) 220.00 m 63.20 MT
Main deck fwd: 2 56.00 mm Superflex 8-strand rope (PP & PES MIXED) 220.00 m 63.20 MT
Main deck aft: 2 56.00 mm Superflex 8-strand rope (PP & PES MIXED) 220.00 m 63.20 MT
Poop deck: 4 56.00 mm Superflex 8-strand rope (PP & PES MIXED) 220.00 m MT (2 x 63.2 T + 2 x 67.7 T)
9.4 Other lines No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 2 56.00 mm Superflex 8-strand rope (PP & PES MIXED) 220.00 m 63.20 MT
Main deck fwd: mm Not Applicable m MT
Main deck aft: mm Not Applicable m MT
Poop deck: 4 56 mm (Superflex 8-strand rope (PP & PES Mixed) / High tenacity Polypropylene & Polyester 8strand braided) 220.00 m 63.20 MT
9.5 Winches No. No. Drums Motive Power Brake Capacity Type of Brake
Forecastle: 3 Double Drums Hydraulic 37.92 MT Manual Spring type
Main deck fwd: 1 Double Drums Hydraulic 37.92 MT Manual Spring type
Main deck aft: 1 Double Drums Hydraulic 37.92 MT Manual Spring type
Poop deck: 2 Double Drums Hydraulic 37.92 MT Manual Spring type
9.6 Bitts, closed chocks/fairleads No. Bitts SWL Bitts No. Closed Chocks SWL Closed Chocks
Forecastle: 6 MT (4 x 64 metric tonnes 2 x 53 metric tonnes) 15 MT (1 (CC) x 200 metric tonnes 4(CC) x 64 metric tonnes 8 (URF) x 53 metric tonnes 2(CC) x 45 metric tonnes)
Main deck fwd: 2 53 MT 6 64 MT
Main deck aft: 2 53 MT 6 64 MT
Poop deck: 10 MT (6 x 64 metric tonnes 2 x 53 metric tonnes 2 x 45 metric tonnes) 15 MT (1 (CC) x 200 metric tonnes 4 (CC) x 64 metric tonnes 4 (CC) x 53 metric tonnes 4 (URF)x 53 metric tonnes 2 (CC) x 45 metric Tonnes)
Anchors/Emergency Towing System
9.7 Number of shackles on port / starboard cable: 12 / 12
9.8 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system forward: Chafing Chain w/stopper 200 MT
9.9 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system aft: Wire Pennant w/sopper ring 200 MT
9.10.1 What is size of closed chock and/or fairleads of enclosed type on stern: 600 x 450
Escort Tug
9.10.2 What is SWL of closed chock and/or fairleads of enclosed type on stern: 200.00 MT
9.11 What is SWL of bollard on poop deck suitable for escort tug: 64.00 MT
Lifting Equipment/Gangway
9.12 Derrick / Crane description (Number, SWL and location): Cranes: 1 x 10.00 Tonnes
Midship
9.13 Accommodation ladder direction: Aft
Does vessel have a portable gangway? If yes, state length: Yes 15 m
Single Point Mooring (SPM) Equipment
9.14 Does the vessel meet the recommendations in the latest edition of OCIMF 'Recommendations for Equipment Employed in the Bow Mooring of Conventional Tankers at Single Point Moorings (SPM)'? Yes
9.15 If fitted, how many chain stoppers: 1
9.16 State type / SWL of chain stopper(s): Tongue 200.00 MT
9.17 What is the maximum size chain diameter the bow stopper(s) can handle: 76.00 mm
9.18 Distance between the bow fairlead and chain stopper/bracket: 4 m
9.19 Is bow chock and/or fairlead of enclosed type of OCIMF recommended size (600mm x 450mm)? If not, give details of size: Yes
Not Applicable
 
10. PROPULSION
10.1 Speed Maximum Economical
Ballast speed: 14 Kts (WSNP) 12.50 Kts (WSNP)
Laden speed: 14 Kts (WSNP) 12.50 Kts (WSNP)
10.2 What type of fuel is used for main propulsion / generating plant: VSLFO VLSFO
10.3 Type / Capacity of bunker tanks: Fuel Oil: 1,736.51 m3
Diesel Oil: m3
Gas Oil: 433.98 m3
10.4 Is vessel fitted with fixed or controllable pitch propeller(s): Fixed
10.5 Engines No Capacity Make/Type
Main engine: 1 9,480 Kw MAN B&W / 6S50MC
Aux engine: 3 910 Kw Zhenjiang Marine Diesel Works / 6L23/30H
Power packs: 5 m3/hr converters
Boilers: 1 20.00 MT/Hr SAACKE / KLN/VIC-20/7
Bow/Stern Thruster
10.6 What is brake horse power of bow thruster (if fitted): No, 0 bhp
10.7 What is brake horse power of stern thruster (if fitted): No, 0 bhp
Emissions
10.8 Main engine IMO NOx emission standard: Tier I
10.9 Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) rating number: n/a
 
11. SHIP TO SHIP TRANSFER
11.1 Does vessel comply with recommendations contained in OCIMF/ICS Ship To Ship Transfer Guide (Petroleum, Chemicals or Liquified Gas, as applicable)? Yes
11.2 What is maximum outreach of cranes / derricks outboard of the ship's side: 5.90 m
11.3 Date/place of last STS operation: 30-Aug-20 / Secured STS Area, Lagos, Nigeria
 
12. RECENT OPERATIONAL HISTORY
12.1 Last three cargoes / charterers / voyages (Last / 2nd Last / 3rd Last):
12.2 Has vessel been involved in a pollution, grounding, serious casualty or collision incident during the past 12 months? If yes, full description: Pollution: No,
Grounding: No,
Casualty: No,
Repair: No,
Collision: No,
12.3 Date and place of last Port State Control inspection: Jan 28, 2021 / Belawan
12.4 Any outstanding deficiencies as reported by any Port State Control? If yes, provide details: No
12.5 Recent Oil company inspections/screenings (To the best of owners knowledge and without guarantee of acceptance for future business)*:

*"Approvals" are not given by Oil Majors and ships are accepted for the voyage on a case by case basis.
Contact owner for details.
12.6 Date / place of last SIRE inspection: Mar 11, 2021 / Adabiya, Egypt
12.7 Additional information relating to features of the ship or operational characteristics: NIL
Revised 2018 (INTERTANKO / Q88.com)