1.1 Date updated: Apr 20, 2018
1.2 Vessel's name (IMO number): Chembulk Columbus (9515319 )
1.3 Vessel's previous name(s) and date(s) of change: Iris (Feb 29, 2016)
1.4 Date delivered / Builder (where built): Mar 11, 2011 / SHITANOE SHIPYARD, USUKI, JAPAN
1.5 Flag / Port of Registry: Marshall Islands / Majuro
1.6 Call sign / MMSI: V7OS8 / 538006582
1.7 Vessel's contact details (satcom/fax/email etc.): Tel: +870773159789
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
1.10 Classification society: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
1.11 Class notation: NS* (Tanker Oils - flashpoint on and below 60 C and Chemicals Type II & III) (ESP) MNS*
1.12 Is the vessel subject to any conditions of class, class extensions, outstanding memorandums or class recommendations? If yes, give details: No
Not Applicable
1.13 If classification society changed, name of previous and date of change: ,
1.14 IMO type, if applicable: 2,3
1.15 Does the vessel have ice class? If yes, state what level: No , N/A
1.16 Date / place of last dry-dock: Feb 29, 2016 / China, Lixin Shanghai Shipyard
1.17 Date next dry dock due / next annual survey due: Feb 28, 2019 None
1.18 Date of last special survey / next special survey due: Feb 29, 2016 Mar 10, 2021
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
1.21 Length overall (LOA): 126.50 m
1.22 Length between perpendiculars (LBP): 118.42 m
1.23 Extreme breadth (Beam): 20.30 m
1.24 Moulded depth: 11.50 m
1.25 Keel to masthead (KTM)/ Keel to masthead (KTM) in collapsed condition, if applicable: 36.60 m m
1.26 Bow to center manifold (BCM) / Stern to center manifold (SCM): 53.00 m 73.50 m
1.27 Distance bridge front to center of manifold: 49.60 m
1.28 Parallel body distances: Lightship Normal Ballast Summer Dwt
Forward to mid-point manifold: 9.64 m 9.64 m 9.64 m
Aft to mid-point manifold: 19.83 m 20.85 m 26.26 m
Parallel body length: 29.47 m 30.49 m 35.90 m
1.29 FWA/TPC at summer draft: 193.00 mm 21.35 MT
1.30 Constant (excluding fresh water): MT
1.31 What is the company guidelines for Under Keel Clearance (UKC) for this vessel? Deep sea passages: Five times the deepest draft. Coastal passages: Twice the deepest draft. Approaches to Port : Two meters for drafts over nine meters and one and a half meter for drafts under nine meters Pilotage area : Ten per cent of the deepest draft Berth / SBM / CBM : Ten per cent of the deepest draft at Lowest anticipated tide.
1.32 What is the max height of mast above waterline (air draft) Full Mast Collapsed Mast
Lightship: 32.21 m 0 m
Normal ballast: 31.46 m 0 m
At loaded summer deadweight: 27.74 m 0 m
1.33 Net Tonnage: 3962.00
1.34 Gross Tonnage / Reduced Gross Tonnage (if applicable): 7415.00
1.35 Suez Canal Tonnage - Gross (SCGT) / Net (SCNT): 7959.84 6962.09
1.36 Panama Canal Net Tonnage (PCNT): 6280.97
Ownership and Operation
1.37 Registered owner - Full style: Chembulk Columbus LLC
Trust Company Complex Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro, Marshall Islands, MH96960
Marshall Islands
Company IMO#: 1440395
1.38 Technical operator - Full style: Norstar Ship Management Ptd Ltd
1 Raffles Places, #58-00, One Raffles Place, Singapore 048616
Hong Kong
Tel: +6565977288
Fax: +6565977277
Company IMO#: 5008089
1.39 Commercial operator - Full style: Chembulk Ocean Transport LLC
The Delamar, 175 Rennel Drive Southport, CT 06890 Main 203.682.170
Tel: +12036821700
Fax: +12032270141
1.40 Disponent owner - Full style:
2. CERTIFICATION Issued Last Annual Expires
2.1 Safety Equipment Certificate (SEC): Mar 24, 2016 Feb 02, 2018 Mar 10, 2021
2.2 Safety Radio Certificate (SRC) Mar 24, 2016 Feb 02, 2018 Mar 10, 2021
2.3 Safety Construction Certificate (SCC): Mar 24, 2016 Feb 02, 2018 Mar 10, 2021
2.4 International Loadline Certificate (ILC): Mar 24, 2016 Feb 02, 2018 Mar 10, 2021
2.5 International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPPC): Mar 24, 2016 Feb 02, 2018 Mar 10, 2021
2.6 ISM Safety Management Certificate (SMC): Oct 14, 2016 Not Applicable Aug 20, 2021
2.7 Document of Compliance (DOC): Jul 10, 2014 Sep 29, 2017 Aug 03, 2019
2.8 USCG Certificate of Compliance (COC): Not Applicable
2.9 Civil Liability Convention (CLC) 1992 Certificate: Feb 13, 2018   Feb 20, 2019
2.10 Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Convention (CLBC) Certificate: Feb 13, 2018   Feb 20, 2019
2.11 Ship Sanitation Control (SSCC)/Ship Sanitation Control Exemption (SSCE) Certificate: Jan 14, 2018   Jul 13, 2018
2.12 U.S. Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR): Not Applicable   Not Applicable
2.13 Certificate of Class (COC): Mar 24, 2016 Feb 02, 2018 Mar 10, 2021
2.14 International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate (ISPPC): Feb 29, 2016   Mar 10, 2021
2.15 Certificate of Fitness (COF): Mar 24, 2016 Feb 02, 2018 Mar 10, 2021
2.16 International Energy Efficiency Certificate (IEEC): Mar 24, 2016    
2.17 International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC): Oct 14, 2016 Not Applicable Aug 20, 2021
2.18 International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate (IAPPC): Mar 24, 2016 Feb 02, 2018 Mar 10, 2021
2.19 Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC): Aug 21, 2016   Aug 20, 2021
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)? N/A
2.23 ITF Blue Card expiry date:
3.1 Nationality of Master: Myanmar
3.2 Number and Nationality of Officers: 8
3.3 Number and Nationality of Crew: 13
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:
Norstar Crewing Management
No-257, Shwe Phi Khine Nyar Road, 15 Block, South Okkalapa, Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: +95-1-569485

Norstar Crewing Management
No-257, Shwe Phi Khine Nyar Road, 15 Block, South Okkalapa, Yangon, Myanmar Tel: +95-1-569485 Email:
Tel: +95-1-569485
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? N/A
4.2 Qualified individual (QI) - Full style: Not Applicable
4.3 Oil Spill Response Organization (OSRO) - Full style: Not Applicable
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: 2.67 m 8.86 m 12573.13 MT 16479.64 MT
Winter: 2.85 m 8.68 m 12181.02 MT 16087.83 MT
Tropical: 2.48 m 9.04 m 12966.72 MT 16873.23 MT
Lightship: 9.13 m 2.40 m   3906.51 MT
Normal Ballast Condition: 6.39 m 5.14 m 4966.53 MT 8873.04 MT
5.3 Does vessel have multiple SDWT? If yes, please provide all assigned loadlines: Yes
12573.13 MT
Cargo Tank Capacities
5.4 Number of cargo tanks and total cubic capacity (98%): 14 13757.344 m3
5.5 Capacity (98%) of each natural segregation with double valve (specify tanks):
5.6 Number of slop tanks and total cubic capacity (98%): 1 720.243 m3
5.7 Specify segregations which slops tanks belong to and their capacity with double valve: 7S
5.8 Residual/Retention oil tank(s) capacity (98%), if applicable: 720243 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? 3624.76 m3 29.50 %
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.:
5.14 Pumps: No. Type Capacity At What Head (sg=1.0)
Cargo Pumps: 12
Submersible Pump
Submersible Pump
300 M3/HR
200 M3/HR
Cargo Eductors: m3/hr m
Stripping: m3/hr m
Ballast Pumps: 2 Centrifugal 300 m3/hr m
Ballast Eductors: m3/hr m
5.15 Max loading rate for homogenous cargo per manifold connection: 182.42 m3/hr
5.16 Max loading rate for homogenous cargo loaded simultaneously through all manifolds: 730.00 m3/hr
5.17 How many cargo pumps can be run simultaneously at full capacity: 4 Pumps
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 Yes
5.21 What type of fixed closed tank gauging system is fitted: Float Gauge
5.22 Number of portable gauging units (example- MMC) on board: 2
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: Yes , Floating gauge and Portable Gauge
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): 1 150 mm
5.28 Number / size / type of VECS reducers: Nil
5.29 State what type of venting system is fitted: INDEPENDENT PV 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: 14 / 150.00 mm
5.32 What type of valves are fitted at manifold: Gate
5.33 What is the material/rating of the manifold: SUS 316L /
5.34 Does the vessel have a Common Line Manifold connection? If yes, describe: Yes, 200 mm
5.35 Distance between cargo manifold centers: 650.00 mm
5.36 Distance ships rail to manifold: 3730.00 mm
5.37 Distance manifold to ships side: 3930.00 mm
5.38 Top of rail to center of manifold: 775.00 mm
5.39 Distance main deck to center of manifold: 2775.00 mm
5.40 Spill tank grating to center of manifold: 1150.00 mm
5.41 Manifold height above the waterline in normal ballast / at SDWT condition: 9.46 m 5.25 m
5.42 Number / size / type of reducers: 2 x 125/150mm (5/6")
1 x 150/100mm (6/4")
2 x 200/150mm (8/6")
2 x 300/200mm (12/8")
3 x 150/150mm (6/6")
5.43 Is vessel fitted with a stern manifold? If yes, state size: No , mm
5.44 Cargo / slop tanks fitted with a cargo heating system? Type Coiled Material
Cargo Tanks Steam heating coils Yes SS
Slop Tanks:
5.45 Maximum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained: 55.0 °C / 131.0 °F 70 °C / 158 °F
5.46 Minimum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained:
Coating / Anodes
5.47 Tank Coating Coated Type To What Extent Anodes
Cargo tanks: Yes SUS 316L + SUS316LN Whole Tank
Ballast tanks: Yes TAR EXPOXY PAINT Whole Tank Yes
Slop tanks:
6.1 Is a Crude Oil Washing (COW) installation fitted / operational? Yes /
6.2 Is an Inert Gas System (IGS) fitted / operational? No / Yes
6.3 Is IGS supplied by flue gas, inert gas (IG) generator and/or nitrogen: Nitrogen Generator
7.1 Wires (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: mm m MT
Main deck fwd: mm m MT
Main deck aft: mm m MT
Poop deck: mm m MT
7.2 Wire tails No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: mm m MT
Main deck fwd: mm m MT
Main deck aft: mm m MT
Poop deck: mm m MT
7.3 Ropes (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 4 50.00 mm Polyester / PP Mixed 207.00 m 46.00 MT
Main deck fwd: mm m MT
Main deck aft: mm m MT
Poop deck: 4 52.00 mm Polyester / PP Mixed 200.00 m 46.00 MT
7.4 Other lines No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 1 52.00 mm POLYESTER / PP MIXED 200.00 m 46.00 MT
Main deck fwd: mm m MT
Main deck aft: mm m MT
Poop deck: 1 52.00 mm Polyester / PP Mixed 200.00 m 46.00 MT
7.5 Winches No. No. Drums Motive Power Brake Capacity Type of Brake
Forecastle: 2 Double Drums Hydraulic 24.50 MT
Main deck fwd: MT
Main deck aft: MT
Poop deck: 2 Double Drums Hydraulic 24.50 MT
7.6 Bitts, closed chocks/fairleads No. Bitts SWL Bitts No. Closed Chocks SWL Closed Chocks
Forecastle: 4 MT MT
Main deck fwd: 2 MT MT
Main deck aft: 2 MT MT
Poop deck: 4 MT MT
Anchors/Emergency Towing System
7.7 Number of shackles on port / starboard cable: 9 / 10
7.8 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system forward: MT
7.9 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system aft: MT
Escort Tug
7.10 What is size / SWL of closed chock and/or fairleads of enclosed type on stern: 62.80 MT
7.11 What is SWL of bollard on poop deck suitable for escort tug: 62.80 MT
Bow/Stern Thruster
7.12 What is brake horse power of bow thruster (if fitted): Yes , 871.00 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:
7.16 State type / SWL of chain stopper(s): 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:
Lifting Equipment
7.20 Derrick / Crane description (Number, SWL and location): Cranes: 1 x 4.00 Tonnes
7.21 What is maximum outreach of cranes / derricks outboard of the ship's side: 1.8 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)? No
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 ,
8.1 Speed Maximum Economic
Ballast speed: 12.5 Kts (WSNP) 12.25 Kts (WSNP)
Laden speed: 12.25 Kts (WSNP) 12 Kts (WSNP)
8.2 What type of fuel is used for main propulsion / generating plant: MFO MDO/MFO
8.3 Type / Capacity of bunker tanks: Fuel Oil: 736.45 m3
Diesel Oil: 115.03 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
Aux engine: 3 Kw
Power packs: m3
Boilers: 1 12 MT/Hr
8.6 Main engine IMO NOx emission standard:
8.7 Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) rating number: NA
8.8 P & I Club - Full Style: UK P&I Club
8.9 P & I Club pollution liability coverage / expiration date: 1000000000 US$ Feb 20, 2019
8.10 Hull & Machinery insured by - Full Style: AON Risk Services
8.11 Hull & Machinery insured value / expiration date: 21700000 US$ May 31, 2018
Recent Operational History
8.12 Date and place of last Port State Control inspection: Sep 04, 2017 / Nantong, China
8.13 Any outstanding deficiencies as reported by any Port State Control? If yes, provide details: No
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 ,
Collision: No ,
8.15 Last three cargoes / charterers / voyages (Last / 2nd Last / 3rd Last):
8.16 Date/place of last STS operation:
8.17 Date of last SIRE inspection: Feb 15, 2018
8.18 Date of last CDI inspection: Apr 22, 2017
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.
Contact owner for details.
Additional Information
8.20 Additional information relating to features of the ship or operational characteristics: Last SIRE : 15-Feb-2018 (IDEMITSU)
Version 4 (INTERTANKO /