© Ed ConnellMV Fegulus – Past and Present

MV Fegulus

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

© Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1993 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, 8PTX
  • MMSI Number: 314005000
  • IMO Number: 9055709
  • Registry: Panama, Avatiu/Cook Islands, Bridgetown/Barbados
  • Sister-ships: Chiquita Salu, Chiquita Tauu, Chiquita Honshu

Current Location

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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, Sweden.

© Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg

© Ed Connell

© Ed Connell

2019: Still in Service with Seatrade BV. Registered owner FEGULUS SHIPPING LTD, Care of Seatrade Groningen BV , Leonard Springerlaan 17, 9727 KB Groningen, Netherlands.

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: Ed Connell, Henk Guddee and Willem Oldenburg for their assistance in producing this feature.

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