© Erwin WillemseMV Arklow Raven – Past and Present

MV Arklow Raven

Arklow Raven © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg

Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 2007 by Barkmeijer Stroobos B.V.(Yard No. 312) as a general cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 89.99m (overall), 84.98m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth of hull: 14.18m
  • Depth: 7.15m (middle)
  • Draught: 5.679m
  • Tonnage: 2,999 gross/1,639 net/4485t deadweight
  • Engines: (1) 4T – 6-cylinder Caterpillar diesel.
  • Power: 1800 kW/2446 bhp
  • Speed: 19 knots
  • Capacity: Grain & Bale 5873 m (including bulkheads) 5849 m (stowed midships)/TEU 102 (hold) 36 (deck)
  • Call Sign: EIXR
  • IMO Number: 9344538
  • Register Number: 07982D
  • Registry: Arklow/Ireland
  • Near Sister-ships: Arklow Rival, Rogue, Ruler, Rebel, Rover, Raider, Rainbow, Racer, Resolve, Rock.

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June 21st 2007: Completed for Arklow Shipping Ltd, Arklow, Ireland as the Arklow Raven.

© Willem Oldenburg  © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg

2016: Registered Owner; Invermore Shipping, London

© Erwin Willemse  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse

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: Willem Oldenburg and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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