ex Pietari Bruin, Amalthia, Scamper, Scamper Universal, Hilco Scamper
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1980 by Framnæs Verksted A/S, Sandefjord, Norway (Yard No 193) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship
- Length: 156.14 m (overall) 145.22 m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 23.04 m
- Depth: 14.81 m
- Draught: 9.816 m
- Tonnage: 4907 – 9065 gross/3442 – 6794 net/12475 deadweight
- Engines: 2 SA 6-cylinder Sulzer 6RND90 (A/S Horten Verft) diesels
- Power: 14785 kW/20100 HP
- Fuel Consumption: 73tn per day!
- Speed: 22 knots
- Capacity: 4 holds. 135 TEU (Five side doors port and starboard), 135 x 20 ft containers. 15,339 m³
- Call Sign: 3EOW, C6JC4, V4AJ
- IMO Number: 7716531
- Official Number: 1152 ((2-82), 716245
- Port of Registry: Oslo/Norway, Colombo/Sri Lanka, Monrovia/Liberia, Nassau/Bahamas, Basseterre/St Kitts Nevis
- Sister-Ships: Hilco Sprinter, Hilco Speedster, Hilco Skier
- Near Sister-Ship: Hilco Skater
March 22nd 1979: Keel laid.
September 27th 1979: Launched
March 19th 1980: Completed for Irgens Larsen, Oslo as HILCO SCAMPER.
1981: Sold and renamed SCAMPER UNIVERSAL. Registered Manager; Kulan Corps. Ltd.
June 17th 1990: Sold and renamed SCAMPER. Registered Owner; Spartan Marine. Registered Manager; Enterprises Shipping & Trading S.A., Greece.
© Brian Fisher (April 1991)
© Mike Jackson (Dover)
February 2002: Sold and renamed AMALTHIA. Registered Owner; Task Shipping. Registered Manager; Target Marine S.A.
2003: Detained in Antwerp (Belgium).
© Wil Weijsters (03/06/2005)
© Federico Bolognini (Savona 18/04/2006)
July 17th 2006: Renamed PIETARI BRUIN. Registered Owner; Passionate Seas Inc. Registered Manager; Polaris Maritime Ltd (United Kingdom).
© Gerolf Drebes (Antwerp 20/05/2007)
© Osvaldo Morales Cáceres (24/12/2007)
2010: Renamed BRUIN and sold for demolition in India. 220 $ US per ton.
July 3rd 2010: Arrived at Alang.
July 14th 2010: Beached.
All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Federico Bolognini, Osvaldo Morales Cáceres, Gerolf Drebes, Brian Fisher, Mike Jackson and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.