1.1 Date updated: Jun 26, 2018
1.2 Vessel's name (IMO number): Genuine Hercules (9597147)
1.3 Vessel's previous name(s) and date(s) of change: Not Applicable
1.4 Date delivered / Builder (where built): Mar 28, 2013 / Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
1.5 Flag / Port of Registry: Singapore / Singapore
1.6 Call sign / MMSI: 9V9468 / 566851000
1.7 Vessel's contact details (satcom/fax/email etc.): Tel: +65 3158 4679
1.8 Type of vessel (as described in Form A or Form B Q1.11 of the IOPPC): Chemical
1.9 Type of hull: Double Hull
Ownership and Operation
1.10 Registered owner - Full style: "K"LINE PTE LTD
1 Wallich Street #07-01 Guoco Tower Singapore 078881
Tel: +65 62156215
Fax: +65-62275549
Telex: Not Applicable
1.11 Technical operator - Full style: "K"Line Ship Management (Chemical) Pte Ltd
105 Cecil Street, #19-00 The Octagon Singapore 069534
Tel: +65 62251250
Fax: +65 62251210
Telex: Not Applicable
Company IMO#: 1967778
1.12 Commercial operator - Full style: Hansa Tankers AS
Kalfarveien 57A, 5022 Bergen, Norway
Tel: +47 5590 4780
Fax: Not Applicable
Telex: Not Applicable
1.13 Disponent owner - Full style:
1.14 P & I Club - Full Style: Japan P&I Club
1.15 P & I Club pollution liability coverage / expiration date: 1,000,000,000 US$ Feb 20, 2019
1.16 Hull & Machinery insured by - Full Style:
(Specify broker or leading underwriter)
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc
2-10 Ninonbashi 2-Chome, Chuoku, Tokyo 103-8255
1.17 Hull & Machinery insured value / expiration date: US$ Jul 01, 2019
1.18 Classification society: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
1.19 Class notation: NS* (CSR, Tankers, Oils - Flashpoint on and below 60'C and Chemicals type II & III, Performance Standard for Protective Coating for Dedicated Seawater Ballast Tanks in All Types of Ships and Double-side Skin Spaces of Bulk Carriers)(ESP)(BWTS)(IHM), MNS*
1.20 Is the vessel subject to any conditions of class, class extensions, outstanding memorandums or class recommendations? If yes, give details: No
1.21 If classification society changed, name of previous and date of change: N/A, Not Applicable
1.22 Does the vessel have ice class? If yes, state what level: N/A, Not Applicable
1.23 Date / place of last dry-dock: Jan 12, 2018 / Shanghai, China
1.24 Date next dry dock due / next annual survey due: Jan 11, 2021
1.25 Date of last special survey / next special survey due: Jan 12, 2018 Mar 27, 2023
1.26 If ship has Condition Assessment Program (CAP), what is the latest overall rating: No,
1.27 Length overall (LOA): 170.17 m
1.28 Length between perpendiculars (LBP): 162.00 m
1.29 Extreme breadth (Beam): 26.63 m
1.30 Moulded depth: 16.30 m
1.31 Keel to masthead (KTM)/ Keel to masthead (KTM) in collapsed condition, if applicable: 39.24 m m (Not Applicable)
1.32 Distance bridge front to center of manifold: 58.70 m
1.33 Bow to center manifold (BCM) / Stern to center manifold (SCM): 85.42 m 84.75 m
1.34 Parallel body distances: Lightship Normal Ballast Summer Dwt
Forward to mid-point manifold: 31.38 m 40.45 m 43.93 m
Aft to mid-point manifold: 34.42 m 43.36 m 58.90 m
Parallel body length: 65.80 m 83.81 m 102.83 m
1.35 Net Tonnage: 9,762.00
1.36 Gross Tonnage / Reduced Gross Tonnage (if applicable): 19,899.00
1.37 Suez Canal Tonnage - Gross (SCGT) / Net (SCNT): 20,696.26 18,687.61
1.38 Panama Canal Net Tonnage (PCNT): 16,615.00
Loadline Information
1.39 Loadline Freeboard Draft Deadweight Displacement
Summer: 4.817 m 11.516 m 33,559.24 MT 42,433.22 MT
Winter: 5.057 m 11.276 m 32,576.12 MT 41,450.10 MT
Tropical: 4.577 m 11.756 m 34,545.24 MT 43,419.22 MT
Lightship: 13.50 m 2.80 m   8,874.00 MT
Normal Ballast Condition: 9.55 m 6.75 m 14,681.70 MT 23,555.70 MT
Segregated Ballast Condition: 9.58 m 6.75 m 14,681.72 MT 23,555.70 MT
1.40 FWA/TPC at summer draft: 258.00 mm 41.03 MT
1.41 Does vessel have multiple SDWT? If yes, please provide all assigned loadlines: Yes
DW 33,559t / d ext 11.516m DW 29,998t / d ext 10.643m DW 24,997t / d ext 9.396m DW 19,996t / d ext 8.119m
1.42 Constant (excluding fresh water): MT
1.43 What is the company guidelines for Under Keel Clearance (UKC) for this vessel? At least 20% of ship's static draft in open water At least 1.5% extreme breadth or 50cm of Net UKC in Coastal/Restricted waters
1.44 What is the max height of mast above waterline (air draft) Full Mast Collapsed Mast
Summer deadweight: 27.724 m 0 m
Normal ballast: 31.83 m 0 m
Lightship: 36.44 m 0 m
2. CERTIFICATES Issued Last Annual Last Intermediate Expires
2.1 Safety Equipment Certificate (SEC): Jan 12, 2018 Mar 27, 2023
2.2 Safety Radio Certificate (SRC) Jan 12, 2018 Mar 27, 2023
2.3 Safety Construction Certificate (SCC): Jan 12, 2018 Mar 27, 2023
2.4 International Loadline Certificate (ILC): Jan 12, 2018 Mar 27, 2023
2.5 International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPPC): Jan 12, 2018 Mar 27, 2023
2.6 International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC): May 07, 2018 Not Applicable Jul 30, 2023
2.7 Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC): May 06, 2018   Jul 29, 2023
2.8 ISM Safety Management Certificate (SMC): May 07, 2018 Jul 30, 2023
2.9 Document of Compliance (DOC): Jun 15, 2017 Jun 21, 2022
2.10 USCG Certificate of Compliance (USCGCOC): Sep 19, 2016 Sep 19, 2018
2.11 Civil Liability Convention (CLC) 1992 Certificate: Feb 20, 2018     Feb 20, 2019
2.12 Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Convention (CLBC) Certificate: Feb 20, 2018     Feb 20, 2019
2.13 Liability for the Removal of Wrecks Certificate (WRC): Feb 20, 2018     Feb 20, 2019
2.14 U.S. Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR): Oct 28, 2015     Oct 28, 2018
2.15 Certificate of Class (COC): Jan 12, 2018 Mar 27, 2023
2.16 International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate (ISPPC): Jan 12, 2018     Mar 27, 2023
2.17 Certificate of Fitness (COF): Jan 12, 2018 Mar 27, 2023
2.18 International Energy Efficiency Certificate (IEEC):      
2.19 International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate (IAPPC): Jan 12, 2018 Mar 27, 2023
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)?
2.23 ITF Blue Card expiry date (if applicable):
3.1 Nationality of Master: Filipino
3.2 Number and nationality of Officers: 9 Filipino
3.3 Number and nationality of Crew: 13 Filipino
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:
Ventis Maritime Corporation
G/F, Ocean Breeze, Coral Way Drive Central Business Park-1, Island A Pasay City, Philippines
Tel: +63 2 5562945
Fax: +63 2 5562935
Telex: Not Applicable

Ventis Maritime Corporation
G/F, Ocean Breeze, Coral Way Drive Central Business Park-1, Island A Pasay City, Philippines
Tel: +63 2 5562945
Fax: +63 2 5562935
Telex: Not Applicable
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: ECM Maritime Services, LLC
1 Selleck Street - 5th Floor, Suite 511 Norwalk, CT 06855
Tel: +1 203 857 0444
Fax: +1 203 857 0428
4.3 Oil Spill Response Organization (OSRO) - Full style: National Response Corporation
3500 Sunrise Hwy. Suite 200 Building 200 Great River, NY 11739 USA
Tel: +1 631 328 2972
Fax: +1 631 224 9096
4.4 Salvage and Marine Firefighting Services (SMFF) - Full Style:
5.1 Is the vessel operated under a Quality Management System? If Yes, what type of system? (ISO9001 or IMO Resolution A.741(18) as amended): Yes
IMO Resolution A.741(18)
5.2 Can the ship comply with the ICS Helicopter Guidelines? No
5.2.1 If Yes, state whether winching or landing area provided:
5.2.2 If Yes, what is the diameter of the circle provided: m
Tank Coating
6.1 Tank Coating Coated Type To What Extent Anodes
Cargo tanks: No Stainless Steel Whole Tank No
Ballast tanks: Yes Modified Epoxy Whole Tank No
Slop tanks: No Stainless Tank Whole Tank
7.1 Pumps: No. Type Capacity At What Head (sg=1.0)
Ballast Pumps: 2 Centrifugal 500 m3/hr 25 m
Ballast Eductors: N/A m3/hr m
Double Hull Vessels
8.1 Is vessel fitted with centerline bulkhead in all cargo tanks? If Yes, solid or perforated: Yes, Solid
Cargo Tank Capacities
8.2 Number of cargo tanks and total cubic capacity (98%): 18 37,146.69 m3
8.2.1 Capacity (98%) of each natural segregation with double valve (specify tanks): Seg#1: 1850.59 m3 (1P)
Seg#2: 1847.66 m3 (1S)
Seg#3: 2405.84 m3 (2P)
Seg#4: 2425.70 m3 (2S)
Seg#5: 2406.88 m3 (3P)
Seg#6: 2406.24 m3 (3S)
Seg#7: 1924.45 m3 (4P)
Seg#8: 1923.29 m3 (4S)
Seg#9: 2898.34 m3 (5P)
Seg#10: 2899.13 m3 (5S)
Seg#11: 952.82 m3 (6P)
Seg#12: 952.70 m3 (6S)
Seg#13: 2783.30 m3 (7P)
Seg#14: 2767.12 m3 (7S)
Seg#15: 2796.49 m3 (8P) (Seg#16: 2796.95 m3 (8S), Seg#17: 553.27 m3 (9P), Seg#18: 555.94 m3 (9S))
8.2.2 IMO class (Oil/Chemical Ship Type 1, 2 or 3): 2,3
8.3 Number of slop tanks and total cubic capacity (98%): 0 m3
8.3.1 Specify segregations which slops tanks belong to and their capacity with double valve:
8.3.2 Residual/Retention oil tank(s) capacity (98%), if applicable: m3
SBT Vessels
8.3.3 What is total SBT capacity and percentage of SDWT vessel can maintain? 12,514.62 m3 38.00 %
8.3.4 Does vessel meet the requirements of MARPOL Annex I Reg 18.2: Yes
Cargo Handling and Pumping Systems
8.4 How many grades/products can vessel load/discharge with double valve segregation: 18
8.4.1 State type of cargo containment (integral, independent, gravity or pressure tanks):
8.5 Are there any cargo tank filling restrictions?
If yes, specify number of slack tanks, max s.g., ullage restrictions etc.:
98% of tank volume
8.6 Max loading rate for homogenous cargo With VECS Without VECS
Loaded per manifold connection: m3/hr 1,846 m3/hr
Loaded simultaneously through all manifolds: m3/hr 1,846.00 m3/hr
Cargo Control Room
8.7 Is ship fitted with a Cargo Control Room (CCR): Yes
8.8 Can tank innage / ullage be read from the CCR: Yes
Gauging and Sampling
8.9 Is gauging system certified and calibrated? If no, specify which ones are not calibrated: Yes,
What type of gauging system as per IBC 13.1 is fitted (Open/Restricted/Closed)?
What type of fixed closed tank gauging system is fitted: Radar
Is a tank overflow control system fitted? If yes, then state if system includes automatic closing of valves?: Yes,
Are overfill (high) alarms fitted? If Yes, indicate whether to all tanks or partial: Yes, All
8.9.1 Can cargo be transferred under closed loading conditions in accordance with ISGOTT Yes
8.9.2 Are cargo tanks fitted with multipoint gauging? If yes, specify type and locations: ,
8.10 Number of portable gauging units (example- MMC) on board: 2
Vapor Emission Control System (VECS)
8.11 Is a Vapour Emission Control System (VECS) fitted? Yes
8.12 Number/size of VECS manifolds (per side): 4 158.40 mm
8.13 Number / size / type of VECS reducers:
8.14 State what type of venting system is fitted: High Velocty Valve and Vacuum Relief Valve for all cargo tanks.
Cargo Manifolds and Reducers
8.15 Total number / size of cargo manifold connections on each side: 18 / 150.00 mm
8.15.1 Does the vessel have a Common Line Manifold connection? If yes, describe: ANSI 150LB-30A FLANGE
8.16 What type of valves are fitted at manifold: Butterfly
8.17 What is the material/rating of the manifold: SUS 316L /
8.17.1 Does vessel comply with the latest edition of the OCIMF 'Recommendations for Oil Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment'? Yes
8.18 Distance between cargo manifold centers: 500.00 mm
8.19 Distance ships rail to manifold: 5,970.00 mm
8.20 Distance manifold to ships side: 5,790.00 mm
8.21 Top of rail to center of manifold: 1,650.00 mm
8.22 Distance main deck to center of manifold: 3,450.00 mm
8.23 Spill tank grating to center of manifold: 1,350.00 mm
8.24 Manifold height above the waterline in normal ballast / at SDWT condition: 13.00 m 8.27 m
8.25 Number / size / type of reducers: 4 x 150/100mm (6/4")
3 x 150/200mm (6/8")
2 x 150/250mm (6/10")
1 x 150/300mm (6/12")
1 x 200/250mm (8/10") (1 x 200/300mm (8/12"), 1 x 250/300mm (10/12"), 1 x 300/350mm (12/14"))
8.26 Is vessel fitted with a stern manifold? If yes, state size: No, mm
8.27 Cargo / slop tanks fitted with a cargo heating system? Type Coiled Material
Cargo Tanks Heating Coils of steam heating system Yes SS
Slop Tanks:
8.27.1 Is a Thermal Oil Heating system fitted? If yes, identify tanks?: No,
8.28 Maximum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained: 80.0 °C / 176.0 °F 80 °C / 176 °F
8.28.1 Minimum temperature cargo can be loaded / maintained:
Inert Gas and Crude Oil Washing
8.29 Is an Inert Gas System (IGS) fitted / operational? Yes / Yes
8.29.1 Is a Crude Oil Washing (COW) installation fitted / operational? No /
8.30 Is IGS supplied by flue gas, inert gas (IG) generator and/or nitrogen: Nitrogen Generator
8.30.1 If nitrogen generator, specify the applicable flow rate for each of the designed purity modes:
Cargo Pumps
8.31 How many cargo pumps can be run simultaneously at full capacity: 4 to 5 pumps @ 1540m3/H
8.32 Pumps: No. Type Capacity At What Head (sg=1.0)
Cargo Pumps: 14
FRAMO / SD 150
FRAMO / SD 125
330 M3/HR
220 M3/HR
120 Meters
120 Meters
Cargo Eductors: 0 N/A m3/hr m
Stripping: 0 N/A m3/hr m
8.33 Is at least one emergency portable cargo pump provided? Yes
Tank Cleaning Systems
8.34 Is tank cleaning equipment fixed in cargo tanks? Yes
8.35 Is portable tank cleaning equipment provided? Yes
8.36 Tank washing pump capacity: 150.00 m3/hr
8.37 Is a washing water heater fitted? If yes is it operational and state max washing water temperature: Yes, Yes
80.00 °C
8.38 What is the maximum number of machines that can be operated at their designed max pressure? 6
Other Deck Equipment
8.39 Is vessel fitted with a remote cargo tank temperature monitoring system. If yes, is it operational? Yes, Yes
8.40 Is vessel fitted with a remote cargo tank pressure monitoring system. If yes, is it operational? Yes, Yes
8.41 Is vessel fitted with a cargo tank drier. If yes is it operational and state capacity: Yes, Yes, 1,925.00 m3/hr
8.42 Is vessel fitted with a cargo cooling system. If yes is it operational and state tanks applicable: No, N/A,
8.43 Is steam available on deck? Yes
9.1 Wires (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: mm Not Applicable m MT
Main deck fwd: mm Not Applicable m MT
Main deck aft: mm Not Applicable m MT
Poop deck: mm Not Applicable m MT
9.2 Wire tails No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: mm Not Applicable m MT
Main deck fwd: mm Not Applicable m MT
Main deck aft: mm Not Applicable m MT
Poop deck: mm Not Applicable m MT
9.3 Ropes (on drums) No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 4 48 mm Polypropylene / Polyester mixed 220 m 47.40 MT
Main deck fwd: 2 48 mm Polypropelene / Polyester mixed 220 m 47.40 MT
Main deck aft: 2 48 mm Polypropelene / Polyester Mixed 2.00 m 47.40 MT
Poop deck: 4 48 mm Polypropelene / Polyester Mixed 220 m 47.40 MT
9.4 Other lines No. Diameter Material Length Breaking Strength
Forecastle: 4 48 mm Polypropelene / Polyester Mixed 220 m 47.40 MT
Main deck fwd: mm m MT
Main deck aft: mm m MT
Poop deck: 4 48 mm Polypropelene / Polyester Mixed 220 m 47.40 MT
9.5 Winches No. No. Drums Motive Power Brake Capacity Type of Brake
Forecastle: 2 Double Drums Hydraulic 35.70 MT Lining Type
Main deck fwd: 1 Double Drums Hydraulic 35.70 MT Lining Type
Main deck aft: 1 Double Drums Hydraulic 35.70 MT Lining Type
Poop deck: 2 Double Drums Hydraulic 35.70 MT Lining Type
9.6 Bitts, closed chocks/fairleads No. Bitts SWL Bitts No. Closed Chocks SWL Closed Chocks
Forecastle: 4 72 MT 4 64 MT
Main deck fwd: 4 72 MT 4 64 MT
Main deck aft: 2 72 MT 4 64 MT
Poop deck: 8 72 MT 5 64 MT
Anchors/Emergency Towing System
9.7 Number of shackles on port / starboard cable: 11 / 11
9.8 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system forward: Chain Stopper Bow Type 200 MT
9.9 Type / SWL of Emergency Towing system aft: Winch Type 100 MT
Escort Tug
9.10 What is size / SWL of closed chock and/or fairleads of enclosed type on stern: 600mm x 450mm 102.00 MT
9.11 What is SWL of bollard on poop deck suitable for escort tug: 72.00 MT
Lifting Equipment/Gangway
9.12 Derrick / Crane description (Number, SWL and location): Cranes: 1 x 10.00 Tonnes
Derricks for provision: Aft Boat Deck Hose Handling Crane: Main Deck Midship Center
9.13 Accommodation ladder direction:
Does vessel have a portable gangway? If yes, state length: m
Single Point Mooring (SPM) Equipment
9.14 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)'? No
9.15 If fitted, how many chain stoppers:
9.16 State type / SWL of chain stopper(s): MT
9.17 What is the maximum size chain diameter the bow stopper(s) can handle: mm
9.18 Distance between the bow fairlead and chain stopper/bracket: 0 m
9.19 Is bow chock and/or fairlead of enclosed type of OCIMF recommended size (600mm x 450mm)? If not, give details of size: N/A
10.1 Speed Maximum Economical
Ballast speed: Kts (WSNP) Kts (WSNP)
Laden speed: Kts (WSNP) Kts (WSNP)
10.2 What type of fuel is used for main propulsion / generating plant: Heavy Fuel oil Heavy Fuel oil
10.3 Type / Capacity of bunker tanks: Fuel Oil: 1,790.06 m3
Diesel Oil: 179.12 m3
Gas Oil: 0 m3
10.4 Is vessel fitted with fixed or controllable pitch propeller(s): Fixed
10.5 Engines No Capacity Make/Type
Main engine: 1 6,783 Kw Akasaka-Mitsubishi UE diesel engine
Aux engine: 3 660 Kw Yammer
Power packs: 1 1,540 m3 FRANK MOHN NIPPON K.K.
Boilers: 2 10.30 MT/Hr MIURA
Bow/Stern Thruster
10.6 What is brake horse power of bow thruster (if fitted): Yes, 510.83 bhp
10.7 What is brake horse power of stern thruster (if fitted): No, bhp
10.8 Main engine IMO NOx emission standard: Tier II
10.9 Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) rating number:
11.1 Does vessel comply with recommendations contained in OCIMF/ICS Ship To Ship Transfer Guide (Petroleum, Chemicals or Liquified Gas, as applicable)? Yes
11.2 What is maximum outreach of cranes / derricks outboard of the ship's side: 18.00 m
11.3 Date/place of last STS operation: Feb 07, 2018 / Ulsan
12.1 Last three cargoes / charterers / voyages (Last / 2nd Last / 3rd Last):
12.2 Has vessel been involved in a pollution, grounding, serious casualty or collision incident during the past 12 months? If yes, full description: Pollution: No,
Grounding: No,
Casualty: No,
Repair: No,
Collision: No,
12.3 Date and place of last Port State Control inspection: Mar 15, 2018 / Jubail
12.4 Any outstanding deficiencies as reported by any Port State Control? If yes, provide details: No
12.5 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.
12.6 Date / place of last SIRE inspection: Apr 21, 2018 / Nantong, PR China
12.6.1 Date / place of last CDI inspection: Aug 02, 2017 / Zhuhai
12.7 Additional information relating to features of the ship or operational characteristics:
Revised 2018 (INTERTANKO /