Spotted: Nordic Pollux Arrives at Besiktas for Special Survey

Image Courtesy: Besiktas Shipyard

In today’s spotted we bring you an image of Nordic Pollux, a 150,100 dwt crude oil tanker which has arrived at Besiktas Shipyard in Yalova, Turkey, for its third special survey. 

Nordic Pollux became the 20th vessel – larger than Panamax size – to be docked in the Besiktas’ new 382-meter long floating dock since October 2016.

Owned by Nordic American Tankers, the ship was built by Japanese Universal Shipbuilding Corporation in 2003.

With a gross tonnage of 78,922 tons, the vessel has a length of 274 meters and a width of 48 meters.

The tanker, which flies the flag of the Cayman Islands, is one of 30 vessels in NAT’s fleet.

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