1.1 Date updated: Jan 24, 2020
1.2 Vessel's name (IMO number): Jbu Opal (9400409)
1.3 Vessel's previous name(s) and date(s) of change: Not Applicable
1.4 Date delivered / Builder (where built): Apr 22, 2009 / KITANIHON SHIPYARD, JAPAN
1.5 Flag / Port of Registry: Marshall Islands / MAJURO
1.6 Call sign / MMSI: V7IN4 / 538005965
1.7 Vessel's contact details (satcom/fax/email etc.): Tel: 870773245786
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: Mercury Marshall Limited
Trust Company Complex, Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro, Marshall Islands MH 96960
Marshall Islands
1.11 Technical operator - Full style: Synergy Navis Marine Private Limited
3rd Floor, ONYX, North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra - 411001, India.
Tel: +91-20-6707 3000
Fax: +91-20-6707 3001
Telex: Not Applicable
Company IMO#: 5829126
1.12 Commercial operator - Full style: Chembulk Ocean Transport LLC
175 Rennell Drive Southport, CT 06890
United States
Tel: +1 203 682 1700
Fax: +1 203 227 0833
1.13 Disponent owner - Full style: Chembulk Trading II LLC C/O Chembulk Management LLC
Trust Company Complex Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro Mh 96960 C/O Chembulk Management LLC, 175, Rennel Drive, Southport, Ct 068 Marshall Islands, Madagascar
1.14 P & I Club - Full Style: LONDON
50Leman street, London E1 8HQ
1.15 P & I Club pollution liability coverage / expiration date: US$
1.16 Hull & Machinery insured by - Full Style:
(Specify broker or leading underwriter)
Cambiaso Risso asia pte. ltd.
6 Battery Road #34-01 Singapore 049909
Tel: +65 6586 1164
Fax: +65 6491 6591
1.17 Hull & Machinery insured value / expiration date: 20,000,000 US$ Nov 25, 2020
1.18 Classification society: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
1.19 Class notation: NS*(Tanker, Oils-Flashpoint on and below 60DegC and Chemicals Type II&III)(ESP)(PSCM)/MNS*; CHG, MPP, LSA, RCF, AFS, BWM
1.20 Is the vessel subject to any conditions of class, class extensions, outstanding memorandums or class recommendations? If yes, give details: No
1.21 If classification society changed, name of previous and date of change: N/A, Not Applicable
1.22 Does the vessel have ice class? If yes, state what level: No,
1.23 Date / place of last dry-dock: May 01, 2019 / Zhoushan
1.24 Date next dry dock due / next annual survey due: Apr 30, 2022
1.25 Date of last special survey / next special survey due: May 01, 2019 Apr 21, 2024
1.26 If ship has Condition Assessment Program (CAP), what is the latest overall rating: No,
1.27 Length overall (LOA): 141.00 m
1.28 Length between perpendiculars (LBP): 133.21 m
1.29 Extreme breadth (Beam): 24.20 m
1.30 Moulded depth: 13.20 m
1.31 Keel to masthead (KTM)/ Keel to masthead (KTM) in collapsed condition, if applicable: 34.32 m 0 m
1.32 Distance bridge front to center of manifold: 26.20 m
1.33 Bow to center manifold (BCM) / Stern to center manifold (SCM): 72.37 m 68.63 m
1.34 Parallel body distances: Lightship Normal Ballast Summer Dwt
Forward to mid-point manifold: 24.76 m 30.79 m 35.15 m
Aft to mid-point manifold: 21.05 m 27.05 m 31.41 m
Parallel body length: 45.81 m 57.83 m 66.56 m
1.35 Net Tonnage: 6,115.00
1.36 Gross Tonnage / Reduced Gross Tonnage (if applicable): 11,561.00
1.37 Suez Canal Tonnage - Gross (SCGT) / Net (SCNT): 11,798.12 10,568.38
1.38 Panama Canal Net Tonnage (PCNT): 6,115
Loadline Information
1.39 Loadline Freeboard Draft Deadweight Displacement
Summer: 3.52 m 9.71 m 19,865.00 MT 25,013.00 MT
Winter: 3.72 m 9.51 m 19,276.00 MT 24,423.00 MT
Tropical: 3.31 m 9.92 m 20,457.00 MT 25,605.00 MT
Lightship: 10.87 m 2.36 m   5,148.00 MT
Normal Ballast Condition: 7.23 m 6.00 m 7,692.25 MT 14,580.00 MT
Segregated Ballast Condition: 7.23 m 6.00 m 7,692.25 MT 14,580.00 MT
1.40 FWA/TPC at summer draft: 214.30 mm 29.17 MT
1.41 Does vessel have multiple SDWT? If yes, please provide all assigned loadlines: No
1.42 Constant (excluding fresh water): 103 MT
1.43 What is the company guidelines for Under Keel Clearance (UKC) for this vessel? A) In Deep Coastal waters / Ocean Passages: A minimum under keel clearance of twice the maximum summer draft of the vessel shall be maintained at all times during the voyage. B) In Shallow Coastal / Port waters: A minimum under-keel clearance amounting to 10 per cent of ships deepest draft or one meter, whichever is greater, shall be maintained at all times. C) At Berth: All vessels must maintain a NET UKC while staying alongside a terminal. NET UKC is the minimum margin remaining between the seabed level and keel of the vessel in the most unfavorable condition of the design criteria. NET UKC is also the minimum UKC allowed at any stage when alongside loading or discharging. Following tabled values are to be used for determining the NET UKC:- Ships Extreme Breadth NET UKC (Min. to be maintained at all times) Up to 20.0 m 0.3 m Over 20.0 m 1.5 % of ships beam.
1.44 What is the max height of mast above waterline (air draft) Full Mast Collapsed Mast
Summer deadweight: 24.61 m 0 m
Normal ballast: 34.32 m 0 m
Lightship: 31.96 m 0 m
2. CERTIFICATES Issued Last Annual Last Intermediate Expires
2.1 Safety Equipment Certificate (SEC): May 01, 2019 Apr 21, 2024
2.2 Safety Radio Certificate (SRC) May 01, 2019 Apr 21, 2024
2.3 Safety Construction Certificate (SCC): May 01, 2019 Apr 21, 2024
2.4 International Loadline Certificate (ILC): May 01, 2019 Apr 21, 2024
2.5 International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPPC): May 01, 2019 Apr 21, 2024
2.6 International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC): Feb 15, 2016 Not Applicable Jan 01, 2021
2.7 Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC): Jan 04, 2016   Jan 03, 2021
2.8 ISM Safety Management Certificate (SMC): Feb 15, 2016 Not Applicable Jan 01, 2021
2.9 Document of Compliance (DOC): Feb 02, 2016 Apr 13, 2018 Apr 16, 2020
2.10 USCG Certificate of Compliance (USCGCOC): May 22, 2018 Aug 16, 2019 May 22, 2020
2.11 Civil Liability Convention (CLC) 1992 Certificate: Dec 04, 2019     Feb 20, 2021
2.12 Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Convention (CLBC) Certificate: Dec 04, 2019     Feb 20, 2021
2.13 Liability for the Removal of Wrecks Certificate (WRC): Dec 04, 2019     Feb 20, 2021
2.14 U.S. Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR): Sep 03, 2018     Sep 03, 2021
2.15 Certificate of Class (COC): May 01, 2019 Apr 21, 2024
2.16 International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate (ISPPC): May 01, 2019     Apr 21, 2024
2.17 Certificate of Fitness (COF): May 01, 2019 Apr 21, 2024
2.18 International Energy Efficiency Certificate (IEEC): Sep 07, 2015      
2.19 International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate (IAPPC): May 01, 2019 Apr 21, 2024
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)? Yes
2.23 ITF Blue Card expiry date (if applicable): Jul 31, 2021
3.1 Nationality of Master: Indian
3.2 Number and nationality of Officers: 9 Indian
3.3 Number and nationality of Crew: 12 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, Chennai 600 097 India Tel: +91-44-40507711 Fax: +91-44-40507799 Email: Web:
Tel: 91-44-6621 5555
Fax: +91-44-6621 5500

Same as officers
same as officers
Tel: +91-44-6621 5555
Fax: +91-44-6621 5500
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: Gallagher Marine Systems Inc
305, Harper Drive, Moorestown, New Jersey, USA 08057
Tel: +17036834700
Fax: +18566423945
4.3 Oil Spill Response Organization (OSRO) - Full style: Marine Spill Response Corporation
220 Spring Street, STE 500, Herndon, VA 20170 - USA
Tel: +17324170175 / +1800
Fax: +17033265660
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? N/A
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: No Stainless Steel - SUS316L N/A No
Ballast tanks: Yes Epoxy Whole Tank No
Slop tanks: No NA
7.1 Pumps: No. Type Capacity At What Head (sg=1.0)
Ballast Pumps: 2 Centrifugal 300 m3/hr m
Ballast Eductors: m3/hr 20 m
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%): 16 including slops 21,695.30 m3
8.2.1 Capacity (98%) of each natural segregation with double valve (specify tanks): Seg#1: 686.440 m3 (1P)
Seg#2: 669.526 m3 (1S)
Seg#3:618.574 m3 (2P)
Seg#4:635.309 m3 (2S)
Seg#5: 1187.579 m3 (3P)
Seg#6: 1187.240 m3 (3S)
Seg#7: 2296.431 m3 (4P)
Seg#8: 2283.814 m3 (4S)
Seg#9: 1179.455 m3 (5P)
Seg#10: 1195.813 m3 (5S)
Seg#11: 2376.727 m3 (6P)
Seg#12: 2378.072 m3 (6S)
Seg#13: 1888.048 m3 (7P)
Seg#14: 1889.466 m3 (7S) (Total segregation 16 including Slops. Seg#15: 619.264 m3 (8P) Seg#16: 603.533 m3 (8P))
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 1,222.797 m3
8.3.1 Specify segregations which slops tanks belong to and their capacity with double valve: Seg#15: 619.264 m3 (8P) Seg#16: 603.533 m3 (8P)
8.3.2 Residual/Retention oil tank(s) capacity (98%), if applicable: 0 m3
SBT Vessels
8.3.3 What is total SBT capacity and percentage of SDWT vessel can maintain? 7,169.80 m3 37.00 %
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: 16
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: 476 m3/hr 460 m3/hr
Loaded simultaneously through all manifolds: 1,250 m3/hr 1,250 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: Radar
Is a tank overflow control system fitted? If yes, then state if system includes automatic closing of valves?: Yes,
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: No,
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): 2 150 mm
8.13 Number / size / type of VECS reducers:
8.14 State what type of venting system is fitted: PV VALVE
Cargo Manifolds and Reducers
8.15 Total number / size of cargo manifold connections on each side: 16 / 150.00 mm
8.15.1 Does the vessel have a Common Line Manifold connection? If yes, describe: Vessel have a common line which connects through all cargo tanks by elbow on port side, and common line manifold on both sides
8.16 What type of valves are fitted at manifold: Butterfly
8.17 What is the material/rating of the manifold: Stainless Steel /
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: 500.00 mm
8.19 Distance ships rail to manifold: 5,840.00 mm
8.20 Distance manifold to ships side: 5,880.00 mm
8.21 Top of rail to center of manifold: 700.00 mm
8.22 Distance main deck to center of manifold: 3,000.00 mm
8.23 Spill tank grating to center of manifold: 1,350.00 mm
8.24 Manifold height above the waterline in normal ballast / at SDWT condition: 10.80 m 6.49 m
8.25 Number / size / type of reducers: 1 x 150/100mm (6/4")
1 x 250/300mm (10/12")
2 x 150/200mm (6/8")
2 x 150/250mm (6/10")
1 x 200/300mm (8/12")
8.26 Is vessel fitted with a stern manifold? If yes, state size: No, 0.00 mm
8.27 Cargo / slop tanks fitted with a cargo heating system? Type Coiled Material
Cargo Tanks steam Yes SS
Slop Tanks: steam Yes SS
8.27.1 Is a Thermal Oil Heating system fitted? If yes, identify tanks?: ,
8.28 Maximum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained: 80.0 °C / 176.0 °F 70 °C / 158 °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 / N/A
8.29.1 Is a Crude Oil Washing (COW) installation fitted / operational? No / N/A
8.30 Is IGS supplied by flue gas, inert gas (IG) generator and/or nitrogen:
8.30.1 If nitrogen generator, specify the applicable flow rate for each of the designed purity modes:
Cargo Pumps
8.31 How many cargo pumps can be run simultaneously at full capacity: 5
8.32 Pumps: No. Type Capacity At What Head (sg=1.0)
Cargo Pumps: 16 Centrifugal 250 M3/HR 115 Meters
115 Meters
115 Meters
115 Meters
115 Meters
115 Meters
115 Meters
115 Meters
Cargo Eductors: m3/hr m
Stripping: FRAMO DEEP WELL PUMP m3/hr 10 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,
80.00 °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: Yes, , 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: 0 mm m MT
Main deck fwd: 0 mm m MT
Main deck aft: 0 mm m MT
Poop deck: 0 mm m MT
9.2 Wire tails No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 0 mm m MT
Main deck fwd: 0 mm m MT
Main deck aft: 0 mm m MT
Poop deck: 0 mm m MT
9.3 Ropes (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 4 48.00 mm 25% POLYESTER - 75% POLYSTEEL 220.00 m 41.00 MT
Main deck fwd: 0 mm m MT
Main deck aft: 0 mm m MT
Poop deck: 4 48.00 mm 25% POLYESTER - 75% POLYSTEEL 220.00 m 41.00 MT
9.4 Other lines No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 2 48.00 mm 25% POLYESTER - 75% POLYSTEEL 220.00 m 41.00 MT
Main deck fwd: 0 0.00 mm m MT
Main deck aft: 0 0.00 mm m MT
Poop deck: 2 48.00 mm 25% POLYESTER - 75% POLYSTEEL 220.00 m 41.00 MT
9.5 Winches No. No. Drums Motive Power Brake Capacity Type of Brake
Forecastle: 2 Double Drums Hydraulic 34.50 MT
Main deck fwd: 0 0.00 MT
Main deck aft: 0 0.00 MT
Poop deck: 2 Double Drums Hydraulic 34.50 MT
9.6 Bitts, closed chocks/fairleads No. Bitts SWL Bitts No. Closed Chocks SWL Closed Chocks
Forecastle: 4 57 MT 8 64 MT
Main deck fwd: 4 57 MT 2 26 MT
Main deck aft: 4 57 MT 2 26 MT
Poop deck: 8 57 MT 16 64 MT
Anchors/Emergency Towing System
9.7 Number of shackles on port / starboard cable: 10 / 10
9.8 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system forward: NA 0 MT
9.9 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system aft: NA 0 MT
9.10.1 What is size of closed chock and/or fairleads of enclosed type on stern: Millimetres
Escort Tug
9.10.2 What is SWL of closed chock and/or fairleads of enclosed type on stern: 62.80 MT
9.11 What is SWL of bollard on poop deck suitable for escort tug: 55.90 MT
Lifting Equipment/Gangway
9.12 Derrick / Crane description (Number, SWL and location): Cranes: 1 x 5.00 Tonnes
9.13 Accommodation ladder direction: Aft
Does vessel have a portable gangway? If yes, state length: Yes 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: 0
9.16 State type / SWL of chain stopper(s): 0 0.00 MT
9.17 What is the maximum size chain diameter the bow stopper(s) can handle: 0.00 mm
9.18 Distance between the bow fairlead and chain stopper/bracket: 0.00 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: No
10.1 Speed Maximum Economical
Ballast speed: 13.50 Kts (WSNP) 13.00 Kts (WSNP)
Laden speed: 13.50 Kts (WSNP) 13.00 Kts (WSNP)
10.2 What type of fuel is used for main propulsion / generating plant: HFO HFO
10.3 Type / Capacity of bunker tanks: Fuel Oil: 845.30 m3
Diesel Oil: 469.02 m3
Gas Oil: 0 m3
10.4 Is vessel fitted with fixed or controllable pitch propeller(s): Fixed
10.5 Engines No Capacity Make/Type
Main engine: 1 5,607 Kw AKASAKA-MITSUBISHI 7UEC45LA
Aux engine: 3 550 Kw YANMAR
Power packs: 3 m3 Framo
Boilers: 1 15.00 MT/Hr MUIRA
Bow/Stern Thruster
10.6 What is brake horse power of bow thruster (if fitted): Yes, 931.10 bhp
10.7 What is brake horse power of stern thruster (if fitted): No, 0.00 bhp
10.8 Main engine IMO NOx emission standard: Tier I
10.9 Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) rating number:
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: Off Aruba, 3rd December 2016
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, NA
Grounding: No, NA
Casualty: No, NA
Repair: No, NA
Collision: No, NA
12.3 Date and place of last Port State Control inspection: Dec 21, 2019 / Dumai
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: Nov 24, 2019 / Mumbai
12.6.1 Date / place of last CDI inspection: May 08, 2019 / Bitung
12.7 Additional information relating to features of the ship or operational characteristics:
Revised 2018 (INTERTANKO /