1.1 Date updated: Nov 08, 2019
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: +870773926113
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
Ownership and Operation
1.10 Registered owner - Full style: Chembulk Columbus LLC
Trust Company Complex Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro, Marshall Islands, MH96960
Marshall Islands
1.11 Technical operator - Full style: Norstar Ship Management Pte Ltd.
1, Raffles Place, #58-00, One Raffles Place. Singapore 048616
Tel: +65 6597 7288
Fax: +65 6597 7288
Telex: Not Applicable
Company IMO#: 5441828
1.12 Commercial operator - Full style: Chembulk Ocean Transport LLC
The Delamar 175 Rennell Drive Southport, CT 06890 UNITED STATES
United States
Tel: +203-682-1700
Web: Website:
1.13 Disponent owner - Full style: Chembulk Ocean Transport LLC
The Delamar 175 Rennell Drive Southport, CT 06890 UNITED STATES.
Tel: +203.682.1700
1.14 P & I Club - Full Style: UK CLUB
Thomas Miller P&I (Europe) Ltd. 90 Fenchurch Street London EC3M 4ST
Tel: +44(0)2072834646
Fax: +44(0)2076219761
1.15 P & I Club pollution liability coverage / expiration date: 1,000,000,000 US$ Feb 20, 2020
1.16 Hull & Machinery insured by - Full Style:
(Specify broker or leading underwriter)
Aon Risk Service Northeast Inc. 199 Water Street, 8th Floor New York. NY 10038
Tel: +1 2124412447
1.17 Hull & Machinery insured value / expiration date: 21,700,000 US$ May 31, 2020
1.18 Classification society: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
1.19 Class notation: NS* (Tanker Oils - flashpoint on and below 60 C and Chemicals Type II & III) (ESP) MNS*
1.20 Is the vessel subject to any conditions of class, class extensions, outstanding memorandums or class recommendations? If yes, give details: No
Not Applicable
1.21 If classification society changed, name of previous and date of change: , Not Applicable
1.22 Does the vessel have ice class? If yes, state what level: No, N/A
1.23 Date / place of last dry-dock: May 04, 2019 / Zhoushan /CHINA(Longsheng Shipyard)
1.24 Date next dry dock due / next annual survey due: Mar 10, 2021 None
1.25 Date of last special survey / next special survey due: Feb 29, 2016 Mar 10, 2021
1.26 If ship has Condition Assessment Program (CAP), what is the latest overall rating: No,
1.27 Length overall (LOA): 126.50 m
1.28 Length between perpendiculars (LBP): 118.42 m
1.29 Extreme breadth (Beam): 20.30 m
1.30 Moulded depth: 11.50 m
1.31 Keel to masthead (KTM)/ Keel to masthead (KTM) in collapsed condition, if applicable: 36.60 m m
1.32 Distance bridge front to center of manifold: 49.60 m
1.33 Bow to center manifold (BCM) / Stern to center manifold (SCM): 53.00 m 73.50 m
1.34 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
1.35 Net Tonnage: 3,962.00
1.36 Gross Tonnage / Reduced Gross Tonnage (if applicable): 7,415.00
1.37 Suez Canal Tonnage - Gross (SCGT) / Net (SCNT): 7,959.84 6,962.09
1.38 Panama Canal Net Tonnage (PCNT): 6,280.97
Loadline Information
1.39 Loadline Freeboard Draft Deadweight Displacement
Summer: 2.70 m 8.82 m 12,498 MT 16,404.51 MT
Winter: 2.88 m 8.64 m 12,105.89 MT 16,012.70 MT
Tropical: 2.52 m 9.00 m 12,891.59 MT 16,798.10 MT
Lightship: 9.13 m 2.40 m   3,906.51 MT
Normal Ballast Condition: 6.39 m 5.14 m 4,966.53 MT 8,873.04 MT
Segregated Ballast Condition: 6.38 m 5.14 m MT MT
1.40 FWA/TPC at summer draft: 192.00 mm 21.35 MT
1.41 Does vessel have multiple SDWT? If yes, please provide all assigned loadlines: Yes
12498 MT
1.42 Constant (excluding fresh water): MT
1.43 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.
1.44 What is the max height of mast above waterline (air draft) Full Mast Collapsed Mast
Summer deadweight: 27.78 m 0 m
Normal ballast: 30.03 m 0 m
Lightship: 32.21 m 0 m
2. CERTIFICATES Issued Last Annual Last Intermediate Expires
2.1 Safety Equipment Certificate (SEC): May 04, 2019 Feb 02, 2018 May 04, 2019 Mar 10, 2021
2.2 Safety Radio Certificate (SRC) Mar 24, 2016 Feb 19, 2019 Mar 10, 2021
2.3 Safety Construction Certificate (SCC): May 04, 2019 Feb 02, 2018 May 04, 2019 Mar 10, 2021
2.4 International Loadline Certificate (ILC): May 04, 2019 Feb 02, 2018 Mar 10, 2021
2.5 International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPPC): May 04, 2019 May 04, 2019 Aug 23, 2022
2.6 International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC): Oct 14, 2016 Not Applicable Jul 04, 2019 Aug 20, 2021
2.7 Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC): Aug 21, 2016   Jul 01, 2019 Aug 20, 2021
2.8 ISM Safety Management Certificate (SMC): Oct 14, 2016 Not Applicable Jul 01, 2019 Aug 20, 2021
2.9 Document of Compliance (DOC): Jul 24, 2019 Aug 03, 2024
2.10 USCG Certificate of Compliance (USCGCOC): Not Applicable
2.11 Civil Liability Convention (CLC) 1992 Certificate: Feb 14, 2019     Feb 20, 2020
2.12 Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Convention (CLBC) Certificate: Feb 14, 2019     Feb 20, 2020
2.13 Liability for the Removal of Wrecks Certificate (WRC): Feb 14, 2019     Feb 20, 2020
2.14 U.S. Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR): Not Applicable     Not Applicable
2.15 Certificate of Class (COC): Mar 24, 2016 May 04, 2019 Mar 10, 2021
2.16 International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate (ISPPC): Mar 24, 2016     Mar 10, 2021
2.17 Certificate of Fitness (COF): May 04, 2019 May 04, 2019 Mar 10, 2021
2.18 International Energy Efficiency Certificate (IEEC): May 04, 2019      
2.19 International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate (IAPPC): May 04, 2019 Mar 10, 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 (if applicable):
3.1 Nationality of Master: Myanmar
3.2 Number and nationality of Officers: 9 Myanmar
3.3 Number and nationality of Crew: 13 Myanmar
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


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? No
4.2 Qualified individual (QI) - Full style: Not Applicable
4.3 Oil Spill Response Organization (OSRO) - Full style: Not Applicable
4.4 Salvage and Marine Firefighting Services (SMFF) - Full Style:
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)
5.2 Can the ship comply with the ICS Helicopter Guidelines? No
5.2.1 If Yes, state whether winching or landing area provided:
5.2.2 If Yes, what is the diameter of the circle provided: m
Tank Coating
6.1 Tank Coating Coated Type To What Extent Anodes
Cargo tanks: Yes SUS 316L + SUS316LN Whole Tank N/A
Ballast tanks: Yes NON TAR EXPOXY PAINT Whole Tank Yes
Slop tanks: No No
7.1 Pumps: No. Type Capacity At What Head (sg=1.0)
Ballast Pumps: 2 2 300 m3/hr m
Ballast Eductors: m3/hr m
Double Hull Vessels
8.1 Is vessel fitted with centerline bulkhead in all cargo tanks? If Yes, solid or perforated: Yes, Perforated
Cargo Tank Capacities
8.2 Number of cargo tanks and total cubic capacity (98%): 14 13,757.34 m3
8.2.1 Capacity (98%) of each natural segregation with double valve (specify tanks):
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%): 1 720.243 m3
8.3.1 Specify segregations which slops tanks belong to and their capacity with double valve: 7S
8.3.2 Residual/Retention oil tank(s) capacity (98%), if applicable: 720.243 m3
SBT Vessels
8.3.3 What is total SBT capacity and percentage of SDWT vessel can maintain? 3,624.76 m3 29.50 %
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: 14
8.4.1 State type of cargo containment (integral, independent, gravity or pressure tanks):
8.5 Are there any cargo tank filling restrictions?
If yes, specify number of slack tanks, max s.g., ullage restrictions etc.:
8.6 Max loading rate for homogenous cargo With VECS Without VECS
Loaded per manifold connection: m3/hr 182.42 m3/hr
Loaded simultaneously through all manifolds: m3/hr 730.00 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 gauging system as per IBC 13.1 is fitted (Open/Restricted/Closed)?
What type of fixed closed tank gauging system is fitted: Floating
Is a tank overflow control system fitted? If yes, then state if system includes automatic closing of valves?: Yes, No
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 Yes
8.9.2 Are cargo tanks fitted with multipoint gauging? If yes, specify type and locations: Yes, Floating gauge and Portable Gauge
8.10 Number of portable gauging units (example- MMC) on board: 2
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): 1 150 mm
8.13 Number / size / type of VECS reducers: Nil
8.14 State what type of venting system is fitted: INDEPENDENT PV Valve
Cargo Manifolds and Reducers
8.15 Total number / size of cargo manifold connections on each side: 14 / 150.00 mm
8.15.1 Does the vessel have a Common Line Manifold connection? If yes, describe: Yes, 300 mm
8.16 What type of valves are fitted at manifold: Gate
8.17 What is the material/rating of the manifold: SUS 316L /
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: 650.00 mm
8.19 Distance ships rail to manifold: 3,730.00 mm
8.20 Distance manifold to ships side: 3,930.00 mm
8.21 Top of rail to center of manifold: 775.00 mm
8.22 Distance main deck to center of manifold: 2,775.00 mm
8.23 Spill tank grating to center of manifold: 1,150.00 mm
8.24 Manifold height above the waterline in normal ballast / at SDWT condition: 9.46 m 5.25 m
8.25 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")
8.26 Is vessel fitted with a stern manifold? If yes, state size: No, mm
8.27 Cargo / slop tanks fitted with a cargo heating system? Type Coiled Material
Cargo Tanks Steam heating coils Yes SS
Slop Tanks: Yes SS
8.27.1 Is a Thermal Oil Heating system fitted? If yes, identify tanks?: N/A,
8.28 Maximum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained: 80.0 °C / 176.0 °F 80 °C / 176 °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? No / Yes
8.29.1 Is a Crude Oil Washing (COW) installation fitted / operational? N/A /
8.30 Is IGS supplied by flue gas, inert gas (IG) generator and/or nitrogen: Nitrogen Generator
8.30.1 If nitrogen generator, specify the applicable flow rate for each of the designed purity modes: N2 (99.9%) gas flow: 60 Nm3/hr Oxygen (vol %): below 0.1 % N2 (97.0%) gas flow: 235 Nm3/hr Oxygen (vol %): below 3.0 % N2 (95.0%) gas flow: 300 Nm3/hr Oxygen (vol %): below 5.0 %
Cargo Pumps
8.31 How many cargo pumps can be run simultaneously at full capacity: 4 Pumps
8.32 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
8.33 Is at least one emergency portable cargo pump provided? Yes
Tank Cleaning Systems
8.34 Is tank cleaning equipment fixed in cargo tanks? Yes
8.35 Is portable tank cleaning equipment provided? Yes
8.36 Tank washing pump capacity: 120.00 m3/hr
8.37 Is a washing water heater fitted? If yes is it operational and state max washing water temperature: Yes,
85.00 °C
8.38 What is the maximum number of machines that can be operated at their designed max pressure? 8
Other Deck Equipment
8.39 Is vessel fitted with a remote cargo tank temperature monitoring system. If yes, is it operational? Yes,
8.40 Is vessel fitted with a remote cargo tank pressure monitoring system. If yes, is it operational? Yes,
8.41 Is vessel fitted with a cargo tank drier. If yes is it operational and state capacity: No, , m3/hr
8.42 Is vessel fitted with a cargo cooling system. If yes is it operational and state tanks applicable: , ,
8.43 Is steam available on deck? Yes
9.1 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
9.2 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
9.3 Ropes (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 4 52.00 mm Polyester / PP Mixed 207.00 m 51.00 MT
Main deck fwd: mm m MT
Main deck aft: mm m MT
Poop deck: 4 50.00 mm Polyester / PP Mixed 200.00 m 51.00 MT
9.4 Other lines No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 2 52.00 mm POLYESTER / PP MIXED 200.00 m 51.00 MT
Main deck fwd: mm m MT
Main deck aft: mm m MT
Poop deck: 2 52.00 mm Polyester / PP Mixed 200.00 m 51.00 MT
9.5 Winches No. No. Drums Motive Power Brake Capacity Type of Brake
Forecastle: 2 Double Drums Hydraulic 24.50 MT Manual Brake Band
Main deck fwd: MT
Main deck aft: MT
Poop deck: 2 Double Drums Hydraulic 24.50 MT Manual Brake Band
9.6 Bitts, closed chocks/fairleads No. Bitts SWL Bitts No. Closed Chocks SWL Closed Chocks
Forecastle: 4 64 MT 3 64 MT
Main deck fwd: 2 64 MT 2 45 MT
Main deck aft: 2 64 MT 2 33 MT
Poop deck: 4 64 MT 3 64 MT
Anchors/Emergency Towing System
9.7 Number of shackles on port / starboard cable: 9.00 / 10.00
9.8 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system forward: MT
9.9 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system aft: MT
9.10.1 What is size of closed chock and/or fairleads of enclosed type on stern:
Escort Tug
9.10.2 What is SWL of closed chock and/or fairleads of enclosed type on stern: 64 MT
9.11 What is SWL of bollard on poop deck suitable for escort tug: 64 MT
Lifting Equipment/Gangway
9.12 Derrick / Crane description (Number, SWL and location): Cranes: 1 x 4.00 Tonnes
9.13 Accommodation ladder direction: Aft
Does vessel have a portable gangway? If yes, state length: Yes 9.10 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)'? No
9.15 If fitted, how many chain stoppers:
9.16 State type / SWL of chain stopper(s): MT
9.17 What is the maximum size chain diameter the bow stopper(s) can handle: mm
9.18 Distance between the bow fairlead and chain stopper/bracket: 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: N/A
10.1 Speed Maximum Economical
Ballast speed: 12.50 Kts (WSNP) 12.25 Kts (WSNP)
Laden speed: 12.25 Kts (WSNP) 12 Kts (WSNP)
10.2 What type of fuel is used for main propulsion / generating plant: MFO ( 380 cst ) MDO/MFO
10.3 Type / Capacity of bunker tanks: Fuel Oil: 736.45 m3
Diesel Oil: 115.03 m3
Gas Oil: 0 m3
10.4 Is vessel fitted with fixed or controllable pitch propeller(s):
10.5 Engines No Capacity Make/Type
Main engine: 1 4,440 Kw HITACHIMAN B&W 6S35MCMK7
Aux engine: 3 500 Kw MITSUI-ZOSEN
Power packs: 3 1.222 m3 FRAMO
Boilers: 1 12.00 MT/Hr ALBORG/MISSION OM12500
Bow/Stern Thruster
10.6 What is brake horse power of bow thruster (if fitted): Yes, 871.00 bhp
10.7 What is brake horse power of stern thruster (if fitted): No, bhp
10.8 Main engine IMO NOx emission standard: Tier I
10.9 Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) rating number: NA
11.1 Does vessel comply with recommendations contained in OCIMF/ICS Ship To Ship Transfer Guide (Petroleum, Chemicals or Liquified Gas, as applicable)? No
11.2 What is maximum outreach of cranes / derricks outboard of the ship's side: 4.85 m
11.3 Date/place of last STS operation: Jul 6, 2018 / Kobe Anchorage
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: May 18, 2019 / CEBU , PHILIPPINES
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: Jul 22, 2019 / Shanghai/ China
12.6.1 Date / place of last CDI inspection: Mar 02, 2019 / Hazira / India
12.7 Additional information relating to features of the ship or operational characteristics: Last flag state inspection - 8-Jun-2019
Revised 2018 (INTERTANKO /