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Name Official number Flag IMO
SEA LAUNCH COMMANDER    LIB  9133812 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1997  12/12/1996  22/12/1997 
Vessel type Vessel description
   Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Kvaerner Govan Ltd, Govan Fairfield Yard  312 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
50023 grt / 15007 nrt / 10430 dwt 599.1 ft bp  105.8 ft  85.3 ft  26.25 ft 
Engine builder Wartsila,
Engine detail
Diesel. 21200bhp. 19.5kn. Twin screws 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Swale Shipping Ltd - BarberKvaerner Marine Mgt  Monrovia   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
Sea Launch ACS Ltd, Monrovia. 
Vessel history
Rocket launch support vessel built for the Sea Launch consortium comprising Boeing and Russian interests. First rocket launch took place in March 1999.
Following the original Sea Launch bankruptcy in 2009 the company was taken over completely by Russian interests and launches were to resume in 2011. Whether this took place is not clear and in 2014 the ship is currently laid up at Long Beach.  
Remarks
Length overall 667.35ft. 
End year Fate / Status
  Laid Up  
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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