Full City: COSCO (Hong Kong) bulker hijacked
Seven Pirates hijacked the vessel, "Full City," some 450 nautical miles off the coast of India's Mumbai and 750 nautical miles east of the area where the Chinese Navy convoy fleet was assembled, May 6.
Full City 26,758 DWT, Bulk Carrier, Built 1995
Owners/Managers are COSCO (Hong Kong), Built at Hakodate Dock, Panama Flagged, NK Classed, Length Overall of 167.20 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 160.00 m., Draught of 9.54 m., Beam of 26.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 15,873, Mitsubishi Engine, Speed of 14.30 kts at 22.50 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 7,200B at 158, Bunker Capacity of 1,195 tonnes.
COSCO (Hong Kong) Group Ltd.
Grain Capacity of 33,918 cu.m., 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, 4 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 25 tonnes.
IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Full City. Handysize Bulker, Call Sign 3FRQ4, IMO Number 9073672. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 13.30 m., Tonnage of 8,993 International Net and 26,335 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6UEC45LA. CARGO HANDLING: Bale Capacity of 32,658 cu.m., Hatch Dimensions are 4 @ 19.20 x 13.00 m., 1 @ 13.80 x 13.00 m. SAFETY AND OTHER DETAILS: Last known special survey in January 2005, Ballast Capacity of 8,624 tonnes.