P 634 - Aframax Tanker

Viken Shipping

Length Height Weight Packaging
8.2 in (20.8 cm) 1.05 in (2.7 cm) 145 gm (5.1 oz) Window Box

This is the Tri-ang Minic Ships model of MT Kronviken / MT Solviken, two sister ships in Viken Shipping's fleet of five Aframax tankers, built by Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries.

The casting is of one of a series of 115,000 deadweight ton Aframax Oil Tankers, with a cargo capacity of approximately 805,000 bbl, designed and built by Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries at Pusan, South Korea in the mid 2000's.

The model is marked on the underside with the Tri-ang Minic logo, "Modern Edition", model number P 630 and the description Aframax Tanker.

MT Kronviken entering Rotterdam Europort in 2007
Photograph courtesy of Mr Frans Sanderse, Netherlands

MT Solviken approaching Hound Point on the Firth of Forth to load North Sea crude 2009
Photograph courtesy of Mr Iain McGeachy


Names: MT Kronviken
MT Solviken
IMO 9321677
IMO 9321689
Operator: Viken Shipping AS, Norway
Builders: Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries Co Ltd - Pusan, South Korea - Yard Numbers 1571, 1572
Laid Down:  
Delivered: 2006 / 2007
Displacement: 115,000 deadweight tons
Length (OA): 820 ft 2 in ( 250.0 m )
Beam: 144 ft 4 in ( 44.0 m )
Draft: 44 ft 11 in (13.7 m )
Propulsion: 1 x seven cylinder 7S60MC MAN diesel engine built by Samsung Heavy Industries generating 22,340 shp, driving a single shaft and fixed pitch propellor
Maximum Speed: 15 knots
Capacity: 805,000 bbl (One barrel equals 42 US Gallons / 160 litres)
Disposal: In Service

Further details can be obtained from the following links -
MT Kronviken Shipping Database Website
MT Solviken Marine Traffic Website
MT Kronviken Ship Spotting Website