© SimonwpMV Landmark – Past and Present

MV Sarajevo

ex Hind, Engy, Eurosun, Trucker Express, RoRo Cimbria, Landmark

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© Simonwp

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

Technical Data

  • 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

History

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.

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.

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© Simonwp

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

 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.

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© 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, Simonwp, Jurgen Stein and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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