MV BBC Iceland – Past and Present

MV BBC Iceland

Ex Industrial Accord, Spiekeroog

© Marc Piché

© Marc Piché

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1999 by Tianjin Shipbuilding Corp. Xinhe Shipyard (Yard No 313) as a General cargo carriage/Dry bulk cargo carriage/Container carriage ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 100.57 m (overall) 94 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 16.6 m
  • Depth: 8.1 m
  • Draught: 6.401 m
  • Tonnage: 4,086 gross/2,016 net/ 4798.27t deadweight
  • Engines: MAN – B&W 9L 32/40 diesel
  • Power: 3960 kW/5360 HP
  • Speed: 15 knots
  • Capacity: TEU 390. 6,800 cbm / 240,140 cbft. 30 reefer plugs on deck. 2 Cranes, each 60 t
  • Call Sign: V2OT8
  • IMO Number: 9173331
  • DNV GL Number: G93513
  • Port of Registry: Antigua & Barbuda, Antilles Netherland, St Johns/Antigua and Barbuda
  • Sister-Ship: BBC Canada

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January 9th 1998: Keel laid.

November 6th 1998: Launched as SPIEKEROOG for Briese Schiffahrts GmBH & Co.

April 1st 1999: Completed.

May 12th 2000: Renamed INDUSTRIAL ACCORD for Friescont GmbH Schiffscharter, Antigua.

September 30th 2002: Renamed BBC ICELAND. Registered Owner: BBC Chartering & Logistic GmbH & Co. KG. Registered Manager: Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG.


© Marc Piché


© Aleksi Lindström

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: Aleksi Lindström and Marc Piché for their assistance in producing this feature.

Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)

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