MV Discovery Bay
© Robert Smith
Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 1997 by Kitanihon Zosen K.K. Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Hichinohe, Japan (Yard No. 305), as a refrigerated cargo ship.
- Length: 142.15m (overall), 133m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth of hull: 22.0m
- Depth: 13.0m
- Draught: 8.61m
- Tonnage: 8,924 gross (ITC 69)/4,685 net (ITC 69)/10100t deadweight
- Engines: (1) 2T- 8-cylinder Mitsubishi – Akasaka diesel
- Power: 11003kW/14950 hp
- Speed: 21.2 knots
- Number of Holds: 15
- Capacity: 14809, TEU 200
- Call Sign: C6OP3
- IMO Number: 9143740
- Registry: Nassau/Bahamas.
February 1st 1997: Completed.
2006: In Service. Registered Owner: Isolaverde Shipping Address: Bahamas. Ship Manager: Seatrade Groningen BV Address: 200, Laan Corpus den Hoorn, Groningen, Netherlands.
September 5th 2006: Visited Dover.
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We would like to thank: Robert Smith for his assistance in producing this feature. All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for errors and omissions.