G Dancer - LPG Carrier 5800 cbm

Ship Basic Information
Builders Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd., UK
Type LPG Carrier, semi-refrigerated
Flag Antigua & Barbuda
Port of registry St. John's
Classification *100 A5 E2 liquefied gas tanker, type 2, 1B/MACH/AUTT ms
Vessel Specific Information
Summer Deadweight (mt)
Lightweight (mt)
G DANCER 9130556 Jul 1996 4,663.00 2,964.00
Dimension and Main Data
Length o. a. 114.62 m
Length b.p. 104.00 m
Breadth max. 15.70 m
Depth moulded 8.70 m
Distance keel - top antenna 32.80 m
Mean draft in sea water on sfb 6.30 m
Speed loaded with LPG (max. bft 2) 13.5 kn
GT 4,924 t
NT 1,477 t
Tank Capacity
HFO 378.6 m³ (100%)
MGO 280.3 m³ (100%)
Fresh water 163.3 m³
Water ballast 2,022.0 m³
Cargo Capacity
Tank Volume 100% Volume 98%
1 2,814.690 m³ 2,758.396 m³
2 2,986.110 m³ 2,926.388 m³
Total 5,800.800 m³ 5,684.784 m³
Liquefied Gases for Type II PG Carrier
Ammonia, anhydrous Ethyl chloride Propane
Butadiene Ethylene oxide Propylene  
Butane Isoprene Propylene oxide  
Butane-propane mix Methyl chloride Vinyl chloride  
Butylenes Mono ethylamin Isopropylamine  

Cargo Tanks Characteristics
Number of Tanks 2
Type of Tanks Cyl. independent Type C
Construction Material 5% Nickel Steel
Min. allowable temperature -48°C
Max. allowable relief valve setting 7.5 bar gauge
Max. external Pressure diff. -0.1 Bar
Max. rate of cool down 10°C/hour
Max. cargo specific density 0.97
Cargo Pumps
Pumps Deepwell Booster
Number 2 1
Maker Desmi Desmi
Model Deswell 200 2 1 Desboost 150 HDR
Max. density kg/m³ 0.97 0.68
Capacity m³/h nominal 360 360
Working pressure (bar) 120 m liquid column 120 m liquid column
Location Tank top Compressor room
Speed RPM 1,780 3,550
Driven by El. motor El. motor
Cargo Compressor
Type Piston type/2 stage 
Number 2
Model K160-2H
Oil free Yes
Hose Handling Gears
Number of Cranes 2
Capacity 2,000 kg each
Location Manifold 
MachineryMain engine
Type MAK 9M 32
Power 3960 kW @ 600 RPM
  Auxillary engine
Number 3
Type Cummings KTA19G4 
Power 597 kW each
Grade fuel used MGO
Bowthruster Berg SP-5  340 kW
Fuel consumption per day at full speed at LPG-Draft (Bft 2)
At sea about 15.0 mt MGO/ Eco Speed about 10.5 mt 
At sea with cargo cooling about 14.0 mt HFO / Eco Speed about   9.5 mt
In port, loading LPG about 3.6 mt MGO
In port discharging about 3.0 mt MGO
Boiler at sea about 0.7 mt MGO