MV Fast Sam – Past and Present

MV Fast Sam

ex Sprinter

© Aleksi Lindström,

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1994 by Barkmeijer Stroobos B.V. Stroobos, The Netherlands (Yard No 269) as a General dry cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.99 m (overall) 84.98 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 12.50 m
  • Depth: 6.00 m
  • Draught: 14.54 m (Fully Laden)
  • Tonnage: 1983 gross/1061 net/3230 deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x ABC 6DZC- 4 stroke single acting 6 cylinder diesel engine
  • Power: 1325 kW/1801 HP
  • Speed: 10.5 knots
  • Capacity: 1 hold; 116 TEU, Grain/Bales: 3.903 m³ / 137.800 ft³
  • Call Sign: P3GR5, ONEJ
  • IMO Number: 9085455
  • MMSI Number: 205477000
  • Official Number: 710039
  • Port of Registry: Limassol/Cyprus, Puttershoek/The Netherland, Antwerp/Belgium


Current Location

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History

April 1993: Keel laid.

October 22nd 1993: Launched.

January 3rd 1994: Completed.

1994 – November 1999: SPRINTER, Registered Owner; Saligot Shipping Co. Ltd., Limassol – Cyprus

© Stephen Shepheard

© Stephen Shepheard

1994: Registered Manager; Soetermeer, Fekkes’ Cargadoorskantoor N.V., Rotterdam – The Netherlands

1999 – April 2005: FAST SAM, Registered Owner;Saligot Shipping Co. Ltd., Limassol – Cyprus

© Ken Smith  © Ken Smith

© Ken Smith

© Ken Smith

April 2005: FAST SAM. Registered Owner; J.J. de Vrij & Co. C.V., Puttershoek – The Netherlands

2017: Registered Owner; Fast Lines Belgium NV. Registered Manager; Fast Baltic Sp. z o.o. Poland

© 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: Aleksi Lindström, Stephen Shepheard, Ken Smith and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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