Istanbul-9

Update 13.12.2019
Current Name Istanbul-9
Previous Name Sehit Sami Akbulut (until 2008)
Classification Society Türk Loydu
IMO 7389924
Call Sign TC5429
Operator Türkiye Denizcilik Isletmeleri A.S. (TDI Sehir), Istanbul, Turkey
Manager Istanbul Deniz Otobüsleri A.S. (IDO), Istanbul, Turkey
Owner Istanbul Deniz Otobüsleri A.S. (IDO), Istanbul, Turkey
Flag Turkey
Port of Registry Istanbul
Type of Ship passenger ferry
Completion 1977
Shipyard Denizcilik Bankasi T.A.O., Halic, Istanbul, Turkey
Building No. 190
GT 456
DWT [t] 180
Overall Length [m] 58,20
Registered Breadth [m] 10,60
Maximum Draught [m] 2,60
Propulsion [KW] 1.104
Propulsion [BHP] 1.500
Speed [Kn] 14,0
Capacity Passengers 1.450
Additional Information 3rd ship of a series of 10 identically constructed ferries - also see >Sehit Adem Yavuz<, >Sehit Karaoglanoglu<, >Sehit Necati Gürcaya<, >Sehit Caner Gönyeli<, >Sehit Temel Simsir<, >Sehit Ilker Karter<, >Hamdi Karahasan<, >Aydin Güler< and >Sehit Mustafa Aydogdu< - Since the ship is mainly used on the "Great Bosphorus Tour", a reconstruction was carried out in 2006 in the upper deck area in order to receive additional passenger capacity. Nevertheless, the operator continues to state the capacity at 1450.
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