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CHARTERING QUESTIONNAIRE 88 (Q88)Created at Q88.com
1. VESSEL DESCRIPTION
1.1 Date updated: Aug 09, 2017
1.2 Vessel's name (IMO number): Chembulk Houston (9285469 )
1.3 Vessel's previous name(s) and date(s) of change: Not Applicable
1.4 Date delivered / Builder (where built): Oct 10, 2003 / WATANABE SHIPYARD - HAKATA/JAPAN
1.5 Flag / Port of Registry: Marshall Islands / Majuro
1.6 Call sign / MMSI: V7OP3 / 538006568
1.7 Vessel's contact details (satcom/fax/email etc.): Tel: FBB : 773-235-087
Fax: FBB : 783-151-639
Email: cmo@esm.amosconnect.com
1.8 Type of vessel (as described in Form A or Form B Q1.11 of the IOPPC): Oil Tanker
1.9 Type of hull: Double Hull
Classification
1.10 Classification society: DNV GL
1.11 Class notation: 1A1Tanker for Chemicals and Oil Products ESP HL (1.5)
1.12 Is the vessel subject to any conditions of class, class extensions, outstanding memorandums or class recommendations? If yes, give details: No
NA
1.13 If classification society changed, name of previous and date of change: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai , Oct 10, 2007
1.14 IMO type, if applicable: 2
1.15 Does the vessel have ice class? If yes, state what level: No , NA
1.16 Date / place of last dry-dock: Oct 01, 2013 / FREEPORT GRAND BAHAMAS
1.17 Date next dry dock due / next annual survey due: Oct 01, 2018
1.18 Date of last special survey / next special survey due: Oct 01, 2013 Oct 10, 2018
1.19 If ship has Condition Assessment Program (CAP), what is the latest overall rating: No ,
1.20 Does the vessel have a statement of compliance issued under the provisions of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS): If yes, what is the expiry date? N/A
Dimensions
1.21 Length overall (LOA): 135.53 m
1.22 Length between perpendiculars (LBP): 127.00 m
1.23 Extreme breadth (Beam): 22.50 m
1.24 Moulded depth: 12.00 m
1.25 Keel to masthead (KTM)/ Keel to masthead (KTM) in collapsed condition, if applicable: 34.50 m m
1.26 Bow to center manifold (BCM) / Stern to center manifold (SCM): 66.75 m 68.78 m
1.27 Distance bridge front to center of manifold: 44.32 m
1.28 Parallel body distances: Lightship Normal Ballast Summer Dwt
Forward to mid-point manifold: 21.00 m 22.35 m 22.35 m
Aft to mid-point manifold: 21.00 m 24.56 m 30.24 m
Parallel body length: 42 m 46.91 m 52.59 m
1.29 FWA/TPC at summer draft: 209.00 mm 25.28 MT
1.30 Constant (excluding fresh water): MT
1.31 What is the company guidelines for Under Keel Clearance (UKC) for this vessel? N/A
1.32 What is the max height of mast above waterline (air draft) Full Mast Collapsed Mast
Lightship: 32.39 m 0 m
Normal ballast: 29.00 m 0 m
At loaded summer deadweight: 25.23 m 0 m
Tonnages
1.33 Net Tonnage: 5173.00
1.34 Gross Tonnage / Reduced Gross Tonnage (if applicable): 9230.00
1.35 Suez Canal Tonnage - Gross (SCGT) / Net (SCNT): 9763.25 8625.12
1.36 Panama Canal Net Tonnage (PCNT): 7791.00
Ownership and Operation
1.37 Registered owner - Full style: CHEMBULK HOUSTON LLC
THE TRUST COMPANY OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS, INC. TRUST COMPANY COMPLEX, AJELTAKE ROAD, AJELTAKE ISLAND, MAJURO, REPUBLIC OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS MH 96960
Singapore
Tel: 65 6304 1770
Fax: 65-6220-7988
Telex: NA
Email: operations@chembulktankers.com
Web: www.chembulktankers.com
Company IMO#: 5895383
1.38 Technical operator - Full style: EXECUTIVE SHIP MANAGEMENT PTE LTD
78 Shenton Way, #21-00/22-00, Singapore-079120
Singapore
Tel: +65 63240500
Fax: +65 63244544
Telex: NA
Email: cmo.vcgtech@executiveship.com
Web: www.executiveship.com
Company IMO#: 1834165
1.39 Commercial operator - Full style: Chembulk Oceant Transport
The Delmar 175 Rennell Drive South port CT-06890
United States
Tel: + 1 203 682 1700
Fax: +1 203 227 0141
Telex: NA
Email: operations@chembulktankers.com
Web: www.chembulktankers.com
1.40 Disponent owner - Full style: Chembulk Ocean Transport LLC
The Delamar 175 Rennell Drive Southport CT-06890
Tel: +1-203-682-1700
Fax: +1-203-227-0141
Telex: NA
Email: operations@chembulktankers.com
Web: www.chembulktankers.com
 
2. CERTIFICATION Issued Last Annual Expires
2.1 Safety Equipment Certificate (SEC): Nov 08, 2016 Nov 04, 2016 Oct 10, 2018
2.2 Safety Radio Certificate (SRC) Dec 18, 2015 Oct 29, 2016 Oct 10, 2018
2.3 Safety Construction Certificate (SCC): Dec 18, 2015 Oct 29, 2016 Oct 10, 2018
2.4 International Loadline Certificate (ILC): Dec 18, 2015 Oct 29, 2016 Oct 10, 2018
2.5 International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPPC): Mar 19, 2016 Oct 29, 2016 Oct 10, 2018
2.6 ISM Safety Management Certificate (SMC): Sep 05, 2016 Oct 04, 2021
2.7 Document of Compliance (DOC): Dec 06, 2013 Feb 26, 2016 Jan 27, 2019
2.8 USCG Certificate of Compliance (COC): May 09, 2016 Apr 28, 2017 May 09, 2018
2.9 Civil Liability Convention (CLC) 1992 Certificate: Feb 20, 2017   Feb 20, 2018
2.10 Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Convention (CLBC) Certificate: Feb 20, 2017   Feb 20, 2018
2.11 Ship Sanitation Control (SSCC)/Ship Sanitation Control Exemption (SSCE) Certificate: Jan 30, 2017   Jul 29, 2017
2.12 U.S. Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR): Jan 07, 2016   Jan 07, 2019
2.13 Certificate of Class (COC): Nov 09, 2016 Nov 04, 2016 Oct 10, 2018
2.14 International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate (ISPPC): Dec 18, 2015   Oct 10, 2018
2.15 Certificate of Fitness (COF): Jan 19, 2016 Oct 29, 2016 Oct 10, 2018
2.16 International Energy Efficiency Certificate (IEEC): Dec 18, 2015    
2.17 International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC): Sep 05, 2016 Oct 04, 2021
2.18 International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate (IAPPC): Dec 18, 2015 Oct 29, 2016 Oct 10, 2018
2.19 Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC): Apr 14, 2016   Apr 14, 2021
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)?
2.23 ITF Blue Card expiry date:
 
3. CREW MANAGEMENT
3.1 Nationality of Master: Indian
3.2 Number and Nationality of Officers: 9
Indian
3.3 Number and Nationality of Crew: 10
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:
Executive Ship Management Pvt. Ltd.
Sai Commercial Annexee, 2nd Floor, BKS Devshi Marg, Govandi Station Road, Govandi East, Mumbai-400088, India
Tel: +91-22-67551700; +91
Fax: +91-22-7551771
Telex: NA
Email: crewmum1@executiveship.com
Web: www.executiveship.com

Crew:
ESM MUMBAI (INDIA) Pte. Ltd.
SAI COMMERCIAL ANNEXE, 2ND FLOOR, BKS DEVSHI MARG, GOVANDI STATION ROAD, GOVANDI (E), MUMBAI - 400 088
Tel: +91-22-67551700; +91
Fax: +91-22-6755 1771
Email: esmmumbai@executiveship.com
Web: www.executiveship.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? Yes
4.2 Qualified individual (QI) - Full style: ECM Maritime Services, LLC
1 Selleck Street, Suite 511 Norwalk, CT 06855 PIC : Mr. Michael Minogue / Capt. Nishit Kapoor
Tel: 1 203 857 0444
Fax: 1 203 857 0428
Telex: NA
Email: ecm@ecmmaritime.com
Web: www.ecmmaritime.com
4.3 Oil Spill Response Organization (OSRO) - Full style: National Response Corporation
3500 Sunrise Highway, Suite T103 Great River, NY 11739, USA
Tel: +1 631 224 9141
Fax: +1 631 224 9086
Email: iocdo@nrcc.com
 
5. CARGO AND BALLAST HANDLING
Double Hull Vessels
5.1 Is vessel fitted with centerline bulkhead in all cargo tanks? If Yes, solid or perforated: Yes , Solid
Loadline Information
5.2 Loadline Freeboard Draft Deadweight Displacement
Summer: 2.758 m 9.27 m 16921.14 MT 21221.54 MT
Winter: 2.951 m 9.049 m 16432.44 MT 20732.84 MT
Tropical: 2.565 m 9.435 m 17412.00 MT 21712.40 MT
Lightship: 9.92 m 2.11 m   4300.40 MT
Normal Ballast Condition: 7.00 m 5.00 m 6387.80 MT 10688.20 MT
5.3 Does vessel have multiple SDWT? If yes, please provide all assigned loadlines: Yes
Cargo Tank Capacities
5.4 Number of cargo tanks and total cubic capacity (98%): 14 17702.098 m3
5.5 Capacity (98%) of each natural segregation with double valve (specify tanks): Seg#1: 1439.737 m3 (1W)
Seg#2: 3723.411 m3 (2W)
Seg#3: 3733.549 m3 (3W)
Seg#4: 1241.755 m3 (4W)
Seg#5: 2487.585 m3 (5W)
Seg#6: 3670.861 m3 (6W)
Seg#7: 1405.2 m3 (7W)
5.6 Number of slop tanks and total cubic capacity (98%): 2 1241.755 m3
5.7 Specify segregations which slops tanks belong to and their capacity with double valve:
5.8 Residual/Retention oil tank(s) capacity (98%), if applicable: m3
5.9 Does vessel have Segregated Ballast Tanks (SBT) or Clean Ballast Tanks (CBT): SBT
SBT Vessels
5.10 What is total SBT capacity and percentage of SDWT vessel can maintain? 6231.03 m3 37.00 %
5.11 Does vessel meet the requirements of MARPOL Annex I Reg 18.2: Yes
Cargo Handling and Pumping Systems
5.12 How many grades/products can vessel load/discharge with double valve segregation: 14
5.13 Are there any cargo tank filling restrictions?
If yes, specify number of slack tanks, max s.g., ullage restrictions etc.:
Yes
sg max 1.5
5.14 Pumps: No. Type Capacity At What Head (sg=1.0)
Cargo Pumps: 8
6
Centrifugal
Centrifugal
300 M3/HR
200 M3/HR
Cargo Eductors: m3/hr m
Stripping: Framo Stripping System 0 m3/hr m
Ballast Pumps: 1 Centrifugal 400 m3/hr 25 m
Ballast Eductors: m3/hr m
5.15 Max loading rate for homogenous cargo per manifold connection: 225 m3/hr
5.16 Max loading rate for homogenous cargo loaded simultaneously through all manifolds: 1350.00 m3/hr
5.17 How many cargo pumps can be run simultaneously at full capacity: 4
Cargo Control Room
5.18 Is ship fitted with a Cargo Control Room (CCR): Yes
5.19 Can tank innage / ullage be read from the CCR: Yes
Gauging and Sampling
5.20 Can cargo be transferred under closed loading conditions in accordance with ISGOTT 11.1.6.6? Yes
5.21 What type of fixed closed tank gauging system is fitted: Floating
5.22 Number of portable gauging units (example- MMC) on board: 3
5.23 Are overfill (high) alarms fitted? If Yes, indicate whether to all tanks or partial: Yes , All
5.24 Are cargo tanks fitted with multipoint gauging? If yes, specify type and locations: ,
5.25 Is gauging system certified and calibrated? If no, specify which ones are not calibrated: Yes ,
Vapor Emission Control System (VECS)
5.26 Is a Vapour Emission Control System (VECS) fitted? Yes
5.27 Number/size of VECS manifolds (per side): 2 150 mm
5.28 Number / size / type of VECS reducers: 2
Venting
5.29 State what type of venting system is fitted: pressure/vacuum valve
Cargo Manifolds and Reducers
5.30 Does vessel comply with the latest edition of the OCIMF 'Recommendations for Oil Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment'? Yes
5.31 Total number / size of cargo manifold connections on each side: 15 / 150.00 mm
5.32 What type of valves are fitted at manifold: Butterfly
5.33 What is the material/rating of the manifold: STAINLESS STEEL /
5.34 Does the vessel have a Common Line Manifold connection? If yes, describe: 10 inch both side
5.35 Distance between cargo manifold centers: 450.00 mm
5.36 Distance ships rail to manifold: 2700.00 mm
5.37 Distance manifold to ships side: 2900.00 mm
5.38 Top of rail to center of manifold: 520.00 mm
5.39 Distance main deck to center of manifold: 2540.00 mm
5.40 Spill tank grating to center of manifold: 780.00 mm
5.41 Manifold height above the waterline in normal ballast / at SDWT condition: 9.55 m 5.30 m
5.42 Number / size / type of reducers: 2 x 100/150mm (4/6")
2 x 150/200mm (6/8")
1 x 150/250mm (6/10")
1 x 200/300mm (8/12")
1 x 250/300mm (10/12")
ASA
5.43 Is vessel fitted with a stern manifold? If yes, state size: No , mm
Heating
5.44 Cargo / slop tanks fitted with a cargo heating system? Type Coiled Material
Cargo Tanks Steam Yes SS
Slop Tanks: Yes stainless steel
5.45 Maximum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained: 80.0 °C / 176.0 °F 80 °C / 176 °F
5.46 Minimum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained:
Coating / Anodes
5.47 Tank Coating Coated Type To What Extent Anodes
Cargo tanks: No STAINLESS STEEL TANKS N/A No
Ballast tanks: Yes Epoxy coated Whole Tank Yes
Slop tanks: N/A
 
6. INERT GAS AND CRUDE OIL WASHING
6.1 Is a Crude Oil Washing (COW) installation fitted / operational? No / N/A
6.2 Is an Inert Gas System (IGS) fitted / operational? No / N/A
6.3 Is IGS supplied by flue gas, inert gas (IG) generator and/or nitrogen: Nitrogen (Bottled)
 
7. MOORING
7.1 Wires (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: mm 0 m MT
Main deck fwd: 0 mm 0 m MT
Main deck aft: mm 0 m MT
Poop deck: mm 0 m MT
7.2 Wire tails No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: mm 0 m MT
Main deck fwd: mm 0 m MT
Main deck aft: mm 0 m MT
Poop deck: mm 0 m MT
7.3 Ropes (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 4 50.00 mm Propylene and Polyester composite Rope 196.00 m 38.00 MT
Main deck fwd: mm Propylene and Polyester composite Rope m 0 MT
Main deck aft: mm Propylene and Polyester composite Rope m MT
Poop deck: 4 50.00 mm Propylene and Polyester composite Rope 196.00 m 38.00 MT
7.4 Other lines No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 4 55.00 mm Propylene and Polyester composite Rope 220.00 m 33.50 MT
Main deck fwd: 4 52.00 mm Propylene and Polyester composite Rope 220.00 m 45.00 MT
Main deck aft: 4 55.00 mm Propylene and Polyester composite Rope 220.00 m 33.50 MT
Poop deck: 4 55.00 mm POLY 220.00 m 45.00 MT
7.5 Winches No. No. Drums Motive Power Brake Capacity Type of Brake
Forecastle: 4 Single Drum Hydraulic 26.70 MT Band brake
Main deck fwd: 0 MT
Main deck aft: 0 MT
Poop deck: 4 Single Drum Hydraulic 26.70 MT Band brake
7.6 Bitts, closed chocks/fairleads No. Bitts SWL Bitts No. Closed Chocks SWL Closed Chocks
Forecastle: 4 64 MT 3 MT
Main deck fwd: 2 40 MT 2 40 MT
Main deck aft: 2 40 MT 2 40 MT
Poop deck: 4 64 MT 3 MT
Anchors/Emergency Towing System
7.7 Number of shackles on port / starboard cable: 10 / 10
7.8 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system forward: NA MT
7.9 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system aft: NA MT
Escort Tug
7.10 What is size / SWL of closed chock and/or fairleads of enclosed type on stern: 35 mm x 26 mm 64.00 MT
7.11 What is SWL of bollard on poop deck suitable for escort tug: 64.00 MT
Bow/Stern Thruster
7.12 What is brake horse power of bow thruster (if fitted): No , bhp
7.13 What is brake horse power of stern thruster (if fitted): No , bhp
Single Point Mooring (SPM) Equipment
7.14 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)'? No
7.15 If fitted, how many chain stoppers: 0
7.16 State type / SWL of chain stopper(s): N/A 0 MT
7.17 What is the maximum size chain diameter the bow stopper(s) can handle: mm
7.18 Distance between the bow fairlead and chain stopper/bracket: mm
7.19 Is bow chock and/or fairlead of enclosed type of OCIMF recommended size (600mm x 450mm)? If not, give details of size: Yes
Lifting Equipment
7.20 Derrick / Crane description (Number, SWL and location): Cranes: 1 x 5.00 Tonnes
Midships
7.21 What is maximum outreach of cranes / derricks outboard of the ship's side: 5.75 m
Ship To Ship Transfer (STS) / Helicopter Operations
7.22 Does vessel comply with recommendations contained in OCIMF/ICS Ship To Ship Transfer Guide (Petroleum, Chemicals or Liquified Gas, as applicable)? Yes
7.23 Can the ship comply with the ICS Helicopter Guidelines? If Yes, state whether winching or landing area provided and diameter of the circle provided: No ,
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8. MISCELLANEOUS
Engine
8.1 Speed Maximum Economic
Ballast speed: 13.5 Kts (WSNP) Kts (WSNP)
Laden speed: 13 Kts (WSNP) Kts (WSNP)
8.2 What type of fuel is used for main propulsion / generating plant: CST 380 MGO
8.3 Type / Capacity of bunker tanks: Fuel Oil: 914.98 m3
Diesel Oil: 166.96 m3
Gas Oil: 0 m3
8.4 Is vessel fitted with fixed or controllable pitch propeller(s): Fixed
8.5 Engines No Capacity Make/Type
Main engine: Kw HITACHI ZOUSEN MAN B&W / 7S35MC (MK-6)
Aux engine: 3 Kw
Power packs: m3
Boilers: 1 15.00 MT/Hr
Emissions
8.6 Main engine IMO NOx emission standard:
8.7 Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) rating number: NA
Insurance
8.8 P & I Club - Full Style: UK CLUB
90 Fenchurch Street London EC3M 4ST
Tel: +44 (0)20 7407 3588
Fax: +44 (0)20 7283 4646
Email: E underwriting.ukclub@thomasmiller.com
Web: www.ukpandi.com
8.9 P & I Club pollution liability coverage / expiration date: 1000000000 US$ Feb 20, 2018
8.10 Hull & Machinery insured by - Full Style: L.C.H. (s) Pte Ltd
8.11 Hull & Machinery insured value / expiration date: 28000000 US$ May 31, 2018
Recent Operational History
8.12 Date and place of last Port State Control inspection: Apr 28, 2017 / HOUSTON, USA
8.13 Any outstanding deficiencies as reported by any Port State Control? If yes, provide details: No
NONE
8.14 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 , N/A
Collision: No ,
8.15 Last three cargoes / charterers / voyages (Last / 2nd Last / 3rd Last):
8.16 Date/place of last STS operation: 01.03.2017 / At Houston Anchorage (Bunkers)
Vetting
8.17 Date of last SIRE inspection: Apr 03, 2017
8.18 Date of last CDI inspection: Sep 07, 2016
8.19 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.
ERG, LUK OIL, SHELL, CHEVRON, EXXON
Additional Information
8.20 Additional information relating to features of the ship or operational characteristics: Nil
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