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This addition the Merchant ship fleet is an example of the feeder class of specialist tankers operated by the STOL Nielsen Organisation.
Stolt Lis Terkol is one of a group of nine sister vessels designed to carry IMO Class 2 Chemicals.
The cargo space is divided in thirteen tanks and two slop tanks. The hull is double skinned over the tank area and heavy fuel oil is carried in the engine room wing tanks and in the forepeak. Each Cargo tank has its own deep well pump and can discharge through a seperate pipe or though a common loading / discharge system. Cargo can be heated up to 65C by thermal heated oil exchangers.
Stolt Lis Terkol is powered by a Krupp MAK pm453C of 3000kw engine turning a CP propeller giving a service speed of 13.4 knots, also driving a shaft generator though a power take off shaft. Maneuvering is assisted by a Brunvoll 326kw electric bow thruster. Her normal crew compliment is 10 all in single cabins.
Details of the kit:
Length: 905mm (35.6")
Beam: 150mm (5.9")
The model of the STOL LIS TERKOL is constructed on a glassfibre hull with bulwarks and freeing ports moulded into the hull.
The decks and superstructure are in 1mm & .5mm computer generated printed plastic.
The large freefall lifeboat and assorted other fittings are cast in acrylic resin for extremely sharp and accurate detailing. The H.I.A.B. crane is a kit in its own right cast in plastic and white metal.
Etched brass details supply stanchions, walkways and deck fittings add the truly professional touch to this hard working merchant ship model.
The complicated deck piping is assembled from styrene plastic tube and completed with all the valves, wheels and vents in metal, and using a 3 colour printed layout on the tank deck that lifts off as a complete unit for vast amounts of access to the hull.
Propeller tube, fitted with oiling point and stainless steel shaft and cast rudder are included together with a comprehensive instruction book and a FULL SIZE plan. Full details are supplied for the fitting of motors, nicads and radio equipment.