M/S PROBO HAWK
1989 - 1996
Built yard: Korea Shipbuilding & Eng. Corp., Busan/ S. Korea
Built year: 1986
Brt: 31.225 Nrt: 14.257 Tdw: 48.015
LOA: 182,91 BR: 31,98 DR: 13,00mtrs
Machinery: 4-cyl B&W by Hyundai SB & HI., Ulsan/ S-Korea
00.08.1985 Launced as PROBO HAWK for New Combo Ships (Pte.) Ltd. (A/S Havtor Management, Oslo), Singapore.
Due to severe problems with hatchcovers and steeringsystem the shipowner refused the handover of the ship - and it was laid up.
After agreement the ship was repaired to the buyer’s specs.
00.11.1989: Delivered to New Combo Ships (Pte.) Ltd (A/S Havtor Management, Oslo), Singapore.
17.04.1996: Taken over by New Combo Ships (Pte) Ltd (Bergesen dy ASA, Oslo), Singapore
00.09.1996: Sold to Probo Hawk Inc., Monrovia, Liberia (Torvald Klaveness & Co. A/S), Oslo. Flag in NIS
18.05.2001: Sold to Probo Elk Shipping Inc. (Torvald Klaveness & Co. A/S, Oslo), Majuro, Marshall Islands. Renamed PROBO ELK.
31.03.2003: Prime Marine Management Inc., Athen, Greece took over as managers
28.12.2006: Sold to Gulf Safwa Shipping Inc. (Gulf Navigation Ship Management FZE, Dubai, UAE), Majuro, Marshall Islands.
15.01.2007: Renamed GULF SAFWA.
02.06.2011: Arrived Bansal Ship Breakers at Alang, India for demolition
12.06.2011: Demolition commenced