© Ed ConnellMV Atlantic Klipper, Past and Present

MV Atlantic Klipper

© David Pratt

© David Pratt

Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 2011 by Kitanihon Shipbuilding, Hachinohe, Japan (Yard No. 392) as a refrigerated cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 153.5m (between perpendiculars), 165.00m (overall)
  • Breadth of hull: 25m
  • Depth: 14m
  • Draught: 10.3m
  • Tonnage: 14,091 gross/7,603 net/15692t deadweight
  • Engines: (1) 2T – 6 cylinder MAN diesel
  • Power: 14280kW/19402 bhp
  • Speed: 23.2 knots
  • Capacity: 18,071 cu.ft,
  • Call Sign: PCIU
  • IMO Number: 9454761
  • Registry: Panama, Netherlands

History

January 4th 2011: Completed as ATLANTIC KLIPPER.

January 4th 2011: Registered Owner; Jaczon Atlantic Klipper BV.Registered Manager; Seatrade Groningen.

© Gerolf Drebes  © Ed Connell

© Gerolf Drebes (left) © Ed Connell (right)


We would like to thank: Ed Connell, Gerolf Drebes and David Pratt for their assistance in producing this feature. All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for errors and omissions.

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

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