ex Hind, Engy, Eurosun, Trucker Express, RoRo Cimbria, Landmark
Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1971 by Ankerløkken Verft, Glommen A/S, Frederikstad, Norway (Yard No 178) as RoRo Cargo/Vehicles Carrier vessel
- Length: 105.34 m (overall) 95.94 m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 15.22 m
- Depth: 9.17 m
- Draught: 3.271 m
- Tonnage: 499 gross/192 net/1147 deadweight
- Engines: Two 12 – cylinder Nohab – Polar diesels
- Power: 2869 kW/3900 HP
- Speed: 17 knots
- Capacity: 12 passengers/30 trailers
- Call Sign: DLDX (Landmark – RoRo Cimbria), C61G6 (Eurosun), HMXU8 (Sarajevo)
- IMO Number: 7113739
- Official Number:
- Port of Registry: Bremen/Germany (Landmark/RoRo Cimbria), Panama, Korsør /Denmark, Nyborg/Denmark, Nassau/Bahamas (Eurosun), Egypt, Nuku’alofa/Tonga, Wonsan/North Korea
- Sister-Ships: Sailormark, Nanomark
September 18th 1971: Delivered to M.S. “Landmark” Schiffahrtsges. Heyer K.G., Hamburg, Germany.
September 1971: Chartered to Karageorgos, Greece for services between Greece – Italy.
November 15th 1971 – November 26th 1971: Chartered to North Sea Ferries B.V., Rozenburg for services between Rotterdam – Hull.
December 1971: Chartered to Avomeri Line Oy, Helsingfors, Finland for services between Helsinki – Stockholm.
December 1971 – February 19th 1972: Chartered to Prinzen Linie for services between Hamburg – Harwich.
March 14th 1972 – March 22nd 1972: Chartered to North Sea Ferries B.V., Rozenburg for services between Rotterdam – Hull.
1972 – September 1972: Chartered to Karageorgos, Greece for services between Greece – Italy.
September 1972: Chartered to Rederi AB Nordö, Malmö for services between Esbjerg – Great Yarmouth.
© Stephen Shepheard (Great Yarmouth 1980’s)
December 1974: Renamed RORO CIMBRIA for Tarbet Shipping Co. LTD, Gibraltar. (Chr. F. Ahrenkiel, Hamburg).
1975: Chartered to Seaspeed Ferries for services between Dublin – Barry.
February 1977: Chartered to P&O Normandy Ferries for services between Southampton – Le Havre.
January 23rd 1978: Chartered to Sealink UK Ltd., London for one week and operated services between Newhaven – Dieppe.
1978: Chartered to DFDS for services between Marseille – North Africa.
November 8th 1979 – November 1981: Laid up in Bremerhaven.
1981: Registered to RoRo Cimbria Schiff GmbH, Panama.
November 10th 1981: Chartered to North Sea Ferries B.V., Rozenburg for one trip Zeebrugge – Hull.
November 1981: Chartered to Med Lines, Genoa, Italy for services between Genoa – Tunis – Algeria.
April 6th 1983 – April 11th 1983: Chartered to Norfolk Line, Scheveningen, Holland for services between Scheveningen – Yarmouth.
1983: Registered to Tarbet Co. Ltd., Panama.
1983: Laid up in Le Havre.
February 28th 1984: Arrived at Svendborg for refit.
March 17th 1984: Arrived at Nyborg and chartered to Vognmandsmarken A/S, Denmark.
March 18th 1984 – July 28th 1984: Services between Korsør – Nyborg.
August 1984: Chartered to an unknown company for services in the Mediterranean.
February 1985: Sold to YNF 1914 ApS, Panama and renamed TRUCKER EXPRESS.
March 1985: Operated services for Vognmandsruten A/S, Denmark between Korsør – Nyborg.
Jurgen Stein Collection
June 1985 – August 1985: Rebuilt in Faaborg with bow door.
August 1985 – November 3rd 1985: Services between Korsør – Nyborg.
November 3rd 1985: Laid up in reserve at Nyborg.
March 1986: Registered to YNF 1914 ApS, Copenhagen, Denmark.
March 19th 1986 – April 1st 1986: Services between Copenhagen – Rønne.
April 2nd 1986 – May 1986: Services between Korsør – Nyborg.
May 1986: Laid up in reserve at Korsør.
July 1986: Registered to S.J.B Leasing, Copenhagen.
May 1986: Laid up in Korsør.
1989: Registered to VR Shipping ApS, Nyborg, Denmark.
February 6th 1989: Sold to Eurocar Shipping Inc., Nassau, Bahamas and renamed EUROSUN.
© Patrick Hill (Teesport 30/08/1990)
1994: Sold to ECO Lines, Alexandria, Egypt.
1995: Renamed ENGY.
1998: Sold to Alim Motors S.A.E., Cairo, Egypt.
January 2002: Renamed HIND.
January 2002: Sold to Al Raki Trading & Industry Co., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
2002: Registered to Nuku’alofa, Tonga.
2004: Sold to Sarajevo Maritime, Wonsan, North Korea and renamed SARAJEVO.
November 4th 2011: Removed from Lloyds Register.
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: Patrick Hill, Pieter Inpyn, Simonwp, Stephen Shepheard, Jurgen Stein and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.