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Icebreaker for sale, great conversion opportunity!

We can offer for sale a special purpose vessel with highest Ice class and 38t bollard pull.  Conversion to Expeditionary Cruiser, Escort Vessel or Superyacht 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. Since in fresh water. 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 Maybach 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 and is 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 fore 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 in the entire engine room. She has now a specially designed ice breaking bow installed that was for research purposes but this can simply be removed and scrap metal will offset almost all labour cost.

Vessel can be delivered prompt ex. Rotterdam Best offers invited, expectations reduced to very low $450,000!

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