© Mark HarkinMV Arklow Fern – Past and Present

MV Arklow Fern

ex Arklow Femme

© Mark Harkin

© Mark Harkin (flickr)

Single screw motor vessel built in 2010 at Astilleros De Murueta S.A. (Yard No. 285) as a General Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 84.95m (overall), 84.98m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth of hull: 14.4m
  • Depth: 7.35m (middle)
  • Draught: 5.79m
  • Tonnage: 2,998 gross/1,673 net/4500t deadweight
  • Engines: (1) 4T – 6 cylinder MAN B&W 6L27/38 diesel
  • Power: 2040 kW/2772 bhp
  • Speed: 12.5 knots
  • Capacity: Grain & Bales: 6.074 m³ – 214.491 ft³
  • Call Sign: EIJW5
  • IMO Number: 9527661
  • Register Number: 15497W
  • Registry: Arklow/Ireland
  • Sister Ships: Arklow Rally, Rambler, Ranger, Forest, Field, Falcon, Freedom, Fortune, Faith, Fame.

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September 16th 2010: Completed as ARKLOW FEMME.

2010: Renamed ARKLOW FERN.

© Arklow Shipping

© Arklow Shipping

2016: Registered Owner; Banco Espanol De Credito. Shipping Manager; Arklow Shipping.

© Jens Boldt

© Jens Boldt

© Ray Goodfellow

Arklow Fern loading grain at Dover 10/11/16 © Ray Goodfellow

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