MV Baltic Jasmine, Past and Present

MV Baltic Jasmine

Ex Wild Osprey, Wild Jasmine

© Juergen Braker

© Juergen Braker

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1998 by Iwagi Zosen, Japan (Yard No S-Z175) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 149.92m (overall) 137.80m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth of hull: 22.10m (overall)
  • Depth: 12.0m
  • Draught: 8.72m
  • Tonnage: 9,859 gross/5,124 net/10,114 deadweight
  • Engines: Mitsubishi &UEC50LSII diesel
  • Power:
  • Speed: 20.0 knots
  • Capacity: 499.838 Cbft/ 5,749.0 Sqm
  • Holds: 4 cargo holds/8 temp. zones for refrigerated cargo
  • Call Sign: D5CY5
  • IMO Number: 9181156
  • Registry: Liberia, Germany, Monrovia/Liberia


February 10th 1998: Keel laid.

August 2nd 1998: Completed as WILD JASMINE.

© Mikael Soderholm  © Mikael Soderholm

© Mikael Soderholm (both)

© Marc Piché  © Marc Piché

© Marc Piché (both)

2012: Registered Owner; Wild Osprey Inc. Registered Manager; Roswell Navigation Corp. Renamed WILD OSPREY.

2013: Registered Owner and Manager; Ost-West-Handel Und Schiffahrt, Bremen. Renamed BALTIC JASMINE.

We would like to thank: Juergen Braker, Marc Piché and Mikael Soderholm 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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