© Ed ConnellMV Fegulus, Past and Present


ex Regulus, Regent Star, Nauru, Hornsound, Chiquita Nauru

© Kenk Guddee

© Kenk Guddee

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 19993 at Shikoku Dockyard Co., Ltd. Japan (Yard No. 867) as a refrigerated cargo/vehicles vessel.

Technical Data

  • Length: 150.010m (overall), 141.00m (moulded)
  • Breadth: 22.50m (moulded)
  • Depth: 13.20m
  • Draught: 9.067m (summer)
  • Tonnage: 10,374 gross, 5,253 net, 10545 deadweight
  • Engines: One DF 2 SA 6-cylinder Mitsui diesel
  • Power: 11253kW
  • Speed: 23 knots
  • Capacity: REF 14,899 (Dry); TEU 242, FEU 121 Ref; TEU 46, FEU 46 Car x 485
  • Call sign: E5U2319
  • IMO Number: 9055709
  • Registry: Panama, Avatiu/Cook Islands
  • Sister-ships: Chiquita Salu, Chiquita Tauu, Chiquita Honshu ………


November 17th 1992: Keel laid.

March 11th 1993: Launched.

June 23rd 1993: Completed as CHIQUITA NAURU.

November 1994: Renamed HORNSOUND.

1995: Renamed NAURU.

December 2000: Renamed REGENT STAR. Registered Manager; Santoku Senpaku Co., Ltd.

February 2005: Renamed REGULUS.

October 2009: Renamed FEGULUS. Registered Owner; Fegulus Shipping Ltd. Manager; Holy House Shipping. Stockholm.

© Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg

© Ed Connell

© Ed Connell

We would like to thank: Ed Connell, Henk Guddee and Willem Oldenburg 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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