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Icebreaker for sale, Conversion Opportunity

We can offer for sale a special purpose vessel with highest Ice class and 38tBP. Conversion to Expeditionary Cruiser, Escort vessel or Yacht an option. Built 1967 by Norderwerft, Hamburg, converted /rebuilt 1982 Thyssen Nordseewerke, Germany Dimension 55.34/50.87 x 13.40 x 6.0 m – max draft 4.75 m

Last dry docking November 2013 GT/NT 940/282

Built to class: GL 100 A4 E 3 icebreaker

15 cabins with 28 berths 2 mess rooms, 1 galley, 5 toilets and 5 showers, 2 workshops

Engineroom; Main engines 3 x MTU ND 665, each 855 kW – diesel electric propulsion running hours only 11.000 and since last overhaul 1.500 each Vessel can sail on 1,2 or 3 engines thus very fuel efficient! Internal cooling, engines always cooling on freshwater

Tank capacities:

Fuel 104 cbm Ballast 70 cbm FW 18 cbm Foam cap 10 cbm

Towing winch - 38 ts bollard pull

Cargo holds for and aft Large aftdeck Crane aftship 5 tons

Speed 12 knots with icebow and 14 knots without icebow

This vessel was always owned by the German Government, and although originally built 1967, was rebuilt 1982 in parts of engine room and accommodation, the ship is still looking in ‘as new’ condition. She has now a specially designed ice breaking bow installed that was for research purposes but this can simply be removed.The Archive Photo shows her without the bow as originally built. The attached picture shows her as of today with the ‘ice bow’ that can be removed.

Vessel can be delivered prompt ex. Rotterdam

Best offers invited, guidance as brokers: $525,000 Full specs download as PDF: click on pictures

Thank you for your interest!

All particulars are believed to be correct but not guaranteed. All offers are made subject to prior sale, changes in specifications or price and to withdrawal from sales list without notice. Copyright © 2017 Wissmann & Associates LLC, All rights reserved.

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