T/T SEAWISE GIANT / HAPPY GIANT / JAHRE VIKING / KNOCK NEVIS

As T/T Seawise Giant after lengthened

As T/T Jahre Viking

As FSO Knock Nevis

The demolition have started - Goodbye, Giant!!!

Builder: Sumitomo H. I., Oppama Yard, Japan as B#1016
Launch date: 04.09.1975 - Date of completion: 03.1976
Main engine: Sumitomo Stal-Laval AP steam turbines, 50.000 hp by 85 rpm, service speed 16 knots
Length overall: 376.7 m, 418,610 tdw

1976 as T/T PORTHOS (laid down for Greek owners, who refused delivery, caused by
steamturbines vibrations, launched unnamed & laid up on completion)

1976 as T/T OPPAMA (Sumitomo H.I., Oppama Yard, for own account)

Sold and commissioned 12/1979

1979 as T/T SEAWISE GIANT (Universal Petroleum Carriers Inc., Liberia)

1980 - Lengthened to 458.46 m, 564,650 tdw, carried out by Nippon Kokan, Tsu Shipyard, Japan

14/05/1988 bombed by Iraqi aircraft at Hormuz Terminal & declared CTL.

1989 as T/T HAPPY GIANT (Norman Intnl A/S, Norway)

1991 - rebuilt as a tanker in Keppel Shipyard, Singapore, 564,763 tdw after reconstructing

1991 as T/T JAHRE VIKING (K/S Jahre Viking, Norway)

Converted to a FSO at Dubai Drydocks

2004 as Floating Storage and Offloading unit (FSO) KNOCK NEVIS (First Olsen Tankers, Norway),
operating at Al Shaheen-Oilfield in Qatar Waters

The vessel was sold to Indian ship breakers, and renamed MONT (Amber Development, Sierra Leone)
for her final journey in December 2009. After clearing Indian customs, she was sailed to, and
intentionally beached at Alang, Gujarat, India for demolition.