MV Atlantic Acanthus
Ex Atlantic Iris
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1999 by Shin Kurushima Dockyard (Yard No 7112) as a refrigerated cargo/vehicles vessel
- Length: 144.52 m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 21.80 m
- Depth: 13.10 m
- Draught: 9.18 m
- Tonnage: 9,649.00 gross/ 5,349.00 net/ 11,788 deadweight
- Engines: 1 x 7-cylinder Kobe diesel
- Power: 9,267 kW/HP
- Speed: 18.5 knots (max. sea speed), 21.8 knots (max trial)
- Capacity: 4 hatchways, REF 14286 DRY; TEU-120 FEU-88 REF; TEU-80 FEU-80
- Call Sign: 3FGO9, C6ZG7
- IMO Number: 9189897
- Official Number: 9189897
- Port of Registry: Panama, Nassau/Bahamas
- Sister-Ship: Atlantic Hollyhock
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December 1998: Launched.
March 1999: Completed as ATLANTIC IRIS.
2005: Registered owner; LA Chemics Inc. Managers; Orient Marine Co., Ltd
2006: Registered owner; Tri-Tankship SA
© Robert Fournier
© Henk Guddee
© David Pratt (left) © Daniel Ferro (right)
May 9th 2011: Sold to Chartworld (Lobato Investments Ltd) and renamed ATLANTIC ACANTHUS. Manager; Seatrade Groningen.
© Juan Carlos C
© Ed Connell (left) and © Nigel Scutt (Dover Marina) (right)
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: Juan Carlos C, Ed Connell, Daniel Ferro, Robert Fournier, Henk Guddee and David Pratt for their assistance in producing this feature.