ORANGE STAR

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History

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This modern fruit juice tanker was ordered by Atlanship SA, La Tour de Peilz, Switzerland on 01.06.2009 by Brodosplit, Brodogradiliste doo, Split (Yard/Hull No. 469). Her keel was laid on 26.12.2009 (IMO No. 9564384) and launched as "NB 469" on the 7th., Mai 2010 (Homeport Split, Call sign: 9AA7492).

(Previous negotiations with the shipyard Lindenau GmbH Schiffswerft u. Maschinenfabrik, Kiel, to build two fruit juice tankers (Yard / Hull No's: 281 & 282) has been abandoned due financial difficulties of the shipyard.)

In November 2010 moved to the Viktor Lenac shipyard in Rijeka for drydocking.

She is the largest ever built fruit juice tanker at the moment of her delivery with 35,750 DWT (32,000 cbm fruit juice). Her cargo space is divided into five holds. Cargo is carried in 14 cylindrical independent stainless steel tanks located in insulated cargo holds. The tanker and her equipement is suited for world wide service, transporting non concentrated juice by a temperature 1 C and concentrated juice by 10 C.

Delivered to North Sea Reefer Enterprise SA, Panama (Management: Atlanship SA, La Tour de Peilz, Switzerland). Liberia flag (Homeport, Monrovia. Official No. 14800. Call sign: A8WP6) and christened as "ORANGE STAR" on 17.02.2011.