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CHARTERING QUESTIONNAIRE 88 (Q88)Created at Q88.com
1. VESSEL DESCRIPTION
1.1 Date updated: Feb 20, 2018
1.2 Vessel's name (IMO number): Ardmore Explorer (9654581 )
1.3 Vessel's previous name(s) and date(s) of change: Front Dee (Sep 07, 2016)
1.4 Date delivered / Builder (where built): Jan 03, 2014 / STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Jinhae - Korea
1.5 Flag / Port of Registry: Marshall Islands / Majuro
1.6 Call sign / MMSI: V7AX6 / 538005088
1.7 Vessel's contact details (satcom/fax/email etc.): Tel: +1 646 466 9828 // +16464669831 // +88 1677766941
Fax: 0
Email: aexplorer@skyfile.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: 1A1 Tanker for Chemicals and Oil ESP CSR SPM E0VCS-2B Clean BWM-E(s) Coat-PSPC(B) BIS ETC TMON
1.12 Is the vessel subject to any conditions of class, class extensions, outstanding memorandums or class recommendations? If yes, give details: No
Nil
1.13 If classification society changed, name of previous and date of change: New Construction , Not Applicable
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: Not Applicable / STX Shipyard Korea, newbuild
1.17 Date next dry dock due / next annual survey due: Jan 03, 2019 Jan 03, 2019
1.18 Date of last special survey / next special survey due: Jan 03, 2014 Jan 03, 2019
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
Not Applicable
Dimensions
1.21 Length overall (LOA): 183.00 m
1.22 Length between perpendiculars (LBP): 175.90 m
1.23 Extreme breadth (Beam): 32.20 m
1.24 Moulded depth: 19.10 m
1.25 Keel to masthead (KTM)/ Keel to masthead (KTM) in collapsed condition, if applicable: 49.46 m 0 m
1.26 Bow to center manifold (BCM) / Stern to center manifold (SCM): 91.86 m 91.14 m
1.27 Distance bridge front to center of manifold: 56.34 m
1.28 Parallel body distances: Lightship Normal Ballast Summer Dwt
Forward to mid-point manifold: 27.74 m 35.86 m 35.86 m
Aft to mid-point manifold: 22.6 m 41.19 m 50.85 m
Parallel body length: 50.34 m 77.05 m 86.71 m
1.29 FWA/TPC at summer draft: 229.00 mm 52.00 MT
1.30 Constant (excluding fresh water): 100 MT
1.31 What is the company guidelines for Under Keel Clearance (UKC) for this vessel? Open Sea: 20% of MSD + Squat POB: 10% of MSD + Squat Alongside: 30 CM or 4% of MSD
1.32 What is the max height of mast above waterline (air draft) Full Mast Collapsed Mast
Lightship: 49.435 m 0 m
Normal ballast: 41.63 m 0 m
At loaded summer deadweight: 37.004 m 0 m
Tonnages
1.33 Net Tonnage: 13738.00
1.34 Gross Tonnage / Reduced Gross Tonnage (if applicable): 29993.00 23712
1.35 Suez Canal Tonnage - Gross (SCGT) / Net (SCNT): 30539.98 25707.92
1.36 Panama Canal Net Tonnage (PCNT): 0
Ownership and Operation
1.37 Registered owner - Full style: KILLARY SHIPCO LLC.
Killary Shipco LLC Trust Company Complex Ajeltake Island Majuro MH 96960
Marshall Islands
Tel: +353 21 240 9500
Fax: +353 21 240 9001
Telex: NA
Email: postfix@ardmoreshipping.com
Web: www.ardmoreshipping.com
Company IMO#: 0104949
1.38 Technical operator - Full style: Anglo Ardmore Ship Management Limited
27/F, 248 Queens Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2863 6111
Fax: +852 2861 2419
Telex: NA
Email: vetting@angloardmore.com
Web: NA
Company IMO#: 5993395
1.39 Commercial operator - Full style: ARDMORE SHIPPING (BERMUDA) LIMITED
Cumberland House, 1 Victoria Street Hamilton HM11
Bermuda
Tel: +65 64109520
Telex: Not Applicable
Email: postfix@ardmoreshipping.com
Web: www.ardmoreshipping.com
1.40 Disponent owner - Full style: Ardmore MR Pool LLC
Cumberland House 1 Victoria Street, 5th Floor Hamilton, HM11 Bermuda
Tel: +65 64109520
Telex: Not Applicable
Email: postfix@ardmoreshipping.com
Web: www.ardmoreshipping.com
 
2. CERTIFICATION Issued Last Annual Expires
2.1 Safety Equipment Certificate (SEC): Dec 15, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Jan 03, 2019
2.2 Safety Radio Certificate (SRC) Dec 15, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Jan 03, 2019
2.3 Safety Construction Certificate (SCC): Feb 21, 2014 Nov 10, 2017 Jan 03, 2019
2.4 International Loadline Certificate (ILC): Mar 13, 2014 Nov 10, 2017 Jan 03, 2019
2.5 International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPPC): Feb 21, 2014 Nov 10, 2017 Jan 03, 2019
2.6 ISM Safety Management Certificate (SMC): Nov 03, 2017 Not Applicable Jan 21, 2022
2.7 Document of Compliance (DOC): Aug 22, 2017 Sep 08, 2017 Oct 23, 2021
2.8 USCG Certificate of Compliance (COC): Sep 18, 2017 Not Applicable Sep 18, 2019
2.9 Civil Liability Convention (CLC) 1992 Certificate: Feb 07, 2018   Feb 20, 2019
2.10 Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Convention (CLBC) Certificate: Feb 07, 2018   Feb 20, 2019
2.11 Ship Sanitation Control (SSCC)/Ship Sanitation Control Exemption (SSCE) Certificate: Feb 16, 2018   Aug 15, 2018
2.12 U.S. Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR): Sep 05, 2016   Sep 05, 2019
2.13 Certificate of Class (COC): Feb 21, 2014 Nov 10, 2017 Jan 03, 2019
2.14 International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate (ISPPC): Feb 21, 2014   Jan 03, 2019
2.15 Certificate of Fitness (COF): Mar 31, 2014 Nov 10, 2017 Jan 03, 2019
2.16 International Energy Efficiency Certificate (IEEC): Jan 01, 2014    
2.17 International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC): Nov 03, 2017 Not Applicable Jan 21, 2022
2.18 International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate (IAPPC): Feb 21, 2014 Nov 10, 2017 Jan 03, 2019
2.19 Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC): Nov 03, 2017   Jan 21, 2022
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)? Yes
2.23 ITF Blue Card expiry date: Sep 06, 2018 (Green card)
 
3. CREW MANAGEMENT
3.1 Nationality of Master: Indian
3.2 Number and Nationality of Officers: 10
Indian
3.3 Number and Nationality of Crew: 11
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:
Anglo Ardmore Ship Management Limited
27/F, 248 Queens Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2863 6111
Fax: +852 2861 2419
Telex: NA
Email: operations@angloardmore.com
Web: NA

Crew:
Anglo Ardmore Ship Management Limited
27/F, 248 Queens Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2863 6111
Fax: +852 2861 2419
Telex: NA
Email: operations@angloardmore.com
Web: NA
 
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: O'Brien's Oil Pollution Service
O'Briens Response Management Inc New Jersey Office 103 Morgan Lane Suite 103, Plainsboro, NJ 08536 USA
Tel: +1-985-781-0804
Fax: +1-985-781-0580
Telex: 49617361 OOPS UI
Email: commandcenter@obriensrm.com
Web: NA
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
Telex: NA
Email: iocdo@nrcc.com
Web: NA
 
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: 6.682 m 12.446 m 44999 MT 56108.3 MT
Winter: 6.682 m 12.446 m 44999 MT 59125.40 MT
Tropical: 6.682 m 12.446 m 44999 MT 56108.3 MT
Lightship: 16.19 m 2.90 m   10530.00 MT
Normal Ballast Condition: 11.27 m 7.83 m 22508.50 MT 33038.50 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%): 12 51396.584 m3
5.5 Capacity (98%) of each natural segregation with double valve (specify tanks): Seg No .1 : 5863 Cu Meters SEG NO.2 : 9080.484 Cu Meters SEG NO.3 : 9506.3 Cu Meters SEG NO.4 : 9513.6 Cu Meters SEG NO.5 : 9507.9 Cu Meters SEG NO.6 : 7926.1 Cu Meters
5.6 Number of slop tanks and total cubic capacity (98%): 2 1335.51 m3
5.7 Specify segregations which slops tanks belong to and their capacity with double valve: SEG No. 7: 1377.7 Cu Meters
5.8 Residual/Retention oil tank(s) capacity (98%), if applicable: 93.417 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? 20939.00 m3 44.90 %
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: 7
5.13 Are there any cargo tank filling restrictions?
If yes, specify number of slack tanks, max s.g., ullage restrictions etc.:
Yes
For High S.G. cargoes only Max S.G of cargo =1.54 1 P&S 57.56 % Tank Height 2 P&S - 57.56 % Tank Height 3 P&S 57.56 % Tank Height 4 P&S 53.92 % Tank Height 6 P&S 64.00 % Tank Height Slop P&S 64.00 % Tank Height
5.14 Pumps: No. Type Capacity At What Head (sg=1.0)
Cargo Pumps: 12
2
Deepwell centrifugal
Submerged Centrigugal
550 M3/HR
300 M3/HR
120 Meters
120 Meters
Cargo Eductors: 0 N/A 0 m3/hr 0 m
Stripping: 12 Built in cargo stripping system 275 m3/hr 120 m
Ballast Pumps: 2 FRAMO SUBMERGED CENTRIFUGAL 750 m3/hr 25 m
Ballast Eductors: 1 Water Driven 100 m3/hr 25 m
5.15 Max loading rate for homogenous cargo per manifold connection: 1600 m3/hr
5.16 Max loading rate for homogenous cargo loaded simultaneously through all manifolds: 7980.00 m3/hr
5.17 How many cargo pumps can be run simultaneously at full capacity: 6
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: Guided level radar
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: Yes , Tanktech UTI tapes through Vapour Locks
5.25 Is gauging system certified and calibrated? If no, specify which ones are not calibrated: Yes , NA
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): 2 300 mm
5.28 Number / size / type of VECS reducers: 16" x 12": 2 12" x 10": 1
Venting
5.29 State what type of venting system is fitted: HIGH VELOCITY P/V VALVES
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: 6 / 400 mm
5.32 What type of valves are fitted at manifold: Butterfly
5.33 What is the material/rating of the manifold: MILD STEEL / ANSI 150 PSI
5.34 Does the vessel have a Common Line Manifold connection? If yes, describe: Common Line with double valve crossovers
5.35 Distance between cargo manifold centers: 2000.00 mm
5.36 Distance ships rail to manifold: 4600.00 mm
5.37 Distance manifold to ships side: 4600.00 mm
5.38 Top of rail to center of manifold: 741 mm
5.39 Distance main deck to center of manifold: 2100.00 mm
5.40 Spill tank grating to center of manifold: 900.00 mm
5.41 Manifold height above the waterline in normal ballast / at SDWT condition: 13.742 m 8.782 m
5.42 Number / size / type of reducers: 6 x 250/300mm (10/12")
1 x 200/400mm (8/16")
7 x 250/200mm (10/8")
1 x 200/300mm (8/12")
ANSI
5.43 Is vessel fitted with a stern manifold? If yes, state size: No , 0 mm
Heating
5.44 Cargo / slop tanks fitted with a cargo heating system? Type Coiled Material
Cargo Tanks YES (DECK MOUNTED HEATERS FOR 1w to 6w and Heating Coils in Slops) No SS
Slop Tanks: Heating Coils Yes SS
5.45 Maximum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained: 70.0 °C / 158.0 °F 60 °C / 140 °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 Phenolic Epoxy Whole Tank No
Ballast tanks: Yes Epoxy Whole Tank Yes
Slop tanks: Yes Phenolic Epoxy Whole Tank No
 
6. INERT GAS AND CRUDE OIL WASHING
6.1 Is a Crude Oil Washing (COW) installation fitted / operational? Yes / Yes
6.2 Is an Inert Gas System (IGS) fitted / operational? Yes / Yes
6.3 Is IGS supplied by flue gas, inert gas (IG) generator and/or nitrogen: IG Generator
 
7. MOORING
7.1 Wires (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 0 0 mm NA 0 m 0 MT
Main deck fwd: 0 0 mm NA 0 m 0 MT
Main deck aft: 0 0 mm NA 0 m 0 MT
Poop deck: 0 0 mm NA 0 m 0 MT
7.2 Wire tails No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 0 0 mm NA 0 m 0 MT
Main deck fwd: 0 0 mm NA 0 m 0 MT
Main deck aft: 0 0 mm NA 0 m 0 MT
Poop deck: 0 0 mm NA 0 m 0 MT
7.3 Ropes (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 4 52.00 mm POLYMIX 220.00 m 57.00 MT
Main deck fwd: 2 52.00 mm POLYMIX 220.00 m 57.00 MT
Main deck aft: 2 52.00 mm POLYMIX 220.00 m 57.00 MT
Poop deck: 4 52.00 mm POLYMIX 220.00 m 57.00 MT
7.4 Other lines No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 3 52 mm POLYMIX 200 m 54 MT
Main deck fwd: 0 0 mm NA 0 m 0 MT
Main deck aft: 0 0 mm NA 0 m 0 MT
Poop deck: 3 52 mm POLYMIX 200 m 54 MT
7.5 Winches No. No. Drums Motive Power Brake Capacity Type of Brake
Forecastle: 2 DOUBLE HYDRAULIC MOTOR 34.2 MT MANUAL
Main deck fwd: 1 DOUBLE HYDRAULIC MOTOR 34.2 MT MANUAL
Main deck aft: 1 DOUBLE HYDRAULIC MOTOR 34.2 MT MANUAL
Poop deck: 2 Double Drums Hydraulic 34.2 MT MANUAL
7.6 Bitts, closed chocks/fairleads No. Bitts SWL Bitts No. Closed Chocks SWL Closed Chocks
Forecastle: 6 64 MT 9 56.9 MT
Main deck fwd: 4 56.9 MT 6 56.9 MT
Main deck aft: 4 56.9 MT 6 56.9 MT
Poop deck: 6 56.9 MT 12 56.9 MT
Anchors/Emergency Towing System
7.7 Number of shackles on port / starboard cable: 11 / 12
7.8 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system forward: CHAIN STOPPER TONGUE TYPE 200 MT
7.9 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system aft: STRONG POINT 200 MT
Escort Tug
7.10 What is size / SWL of closed chock and/or fairleads of enclosed type on stern: 900 X H1070 200.00 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 , 0 bhp
7.13 What is brake horse power of stern thruster (if fitted): No , 0 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)'? Yes
7.15 If fitted, how many chain stoppers: 1
7.16 State type / SWL of chain stopper(s): TONGUE TYPE 200 MT
7.17 What is the maximum size chain diameter the bow stopper(s) can handle: 76.00 mm
7.18 Distance between the bow fairlead and chain stopper/bracket: 3000 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
NA
Lifting Equipment
7.20 Derrick / Crane description (Number, SWL and location): Cranes: 1 x 10 Tonnes
Centre
7.21 What is maximum outreach of cranes / derricks outboard of the ship's side: 8.90 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: Yes , Winching
5.5 m
 
8. MISCELLANEOUS
Engine
8.1 Speed Maximum Economic
Ballast speed: 14 Kts (WSNP) (Fuel Consumption Ballast Condition : 21 tons) 13 Kts (WSNP) (Fuel Consumption Ballast Condition : 16.5 tons)
Laden speed: 14.0 Kts (WSNP) (Fuel Consumption Laden Condition : 25.5 tons) 13 Kts (WSNP) (Fuel Consumption Laden Condition : 20 tons)
8.2 What type of fuel is used for main propulsion / generating plant: HFO 380 CST HFO 380 CST
8.3 Type / Capacity of bunker tanks: Fuel Oil: 1409.7 m3
Diesel Oil: 209.9 m3
Gas Oil: 284 m3
8.4 Is vessel fitted with fixed or controllable pitch propeller(s): Fixed
8.5 Engines No Capacity Make/Type
Main engine: 1 7260 Kw STX MAN B&W 6S50ME-B9.2
Aux engine: 3 960 Kw STX MAN B&W 6L23/30H
Power packs: Variable Speed Drive System 0 m3 Framo = Electric Type Driven Cargo Pumps
Boilers: 1 18.00 MT/Hr KANGRIM HEAVY INDUSTRIES = Type PB0301AS12
Emissions
8.6 Main engine IMO NOx emission standard: Tier II
8.7 Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) rating number: 4.71
Insurance
8.8 P & I Club - Full Style: WEST OF ENGLAND
Tower Bridge Court 226 Tower Bridge Road London SE1 2UP
Tel: +44 20 7716 6000
Fax: +44 20 7716 6100
Telex: NA
Email: mail@westpandi.com
Web: westpandi.com
8.9 P & I Club pollution liability coverage / expiration date: 1000000000 US$ Feb 20, 2019
8.10 Hull & Machinery insured by - Full Style: Dashwood Brewer & Phipps Ltd.
DBP HOUSE, 63 MARK LANE, LONDON EC9R 7NQ. WWW.DASHWOOD.CO.UK
Tel: +442076263711
Fax: +442072834175
8.11 Hull & Machinery insured value / expiration date: US$ Jan 01, 2020
Recent Operational History
8.12 Date and place of last Port State Control inspection:
8.13 Any outstanding deficiencies as reported by any Port State Control? If yes, provide details: No
NA
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 , NA
Grounding: No , NA
Casualty: No , NA
Collision: No , NA
8.15 Last three cargoes / charterers / voyages (Last / 2nd Last / 3rd Last):
8.16 Date/place of last STS operation: 16.12.2017, Tanjung Pelepas
Vetting
8.17 Date of last SIRE inspection: Nov 27, 2017
8.18 Date of last CDI inspection: Not Applicable
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: None
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