MV Nina I, Past and Present

MV Nina I

Ex Nina, Vahalis, Vios

©  Aleksi Lindström

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1984 by Ferus Smit Scheepswerf Hoogezand, The Netherlands (Yard No 0236) as a General Dry Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 77.96 m (overall) 74.90 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 9.95 m
  • Depth: 4.20 m
  • Draught: 3.18 m
  • Tonnage: 998 gross/553 net/1485 deadweight (Summer)
  • Engines: 1 x Stork Werkspoor FHD 240 – 4 stroke 6 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 772 kW/1050 HP
  • Speed: 9.0 knots (service) 10.5 knots (max)
  • Capacity: 2 holds, Bales: 2.074 m³ / 71.000 ft³, Grain: 2.010 m³ / 72.000 ft³
  • Call Sign: PIHG, J8B3047
  • IMO Number: 8402668
  • Official Number: 5424Z
  • Port of Registry: Tiel/Netherlands, Kingstown/ Saint Vincent and Grenadines

Current Location

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November 3rd 1984: Launched.

December 1984: Completed as VIOS. Registered Owner; C.V. “Vios”, Tiel – The Netherlands

March 1997: Renamed VAHALIS. Registered Owner; C.V. Motorschip “Vahalis”, Tiel – The Netherlands

2000: Renamed NINA. Registered Owner; Rederij Tielmast B.V., Vreeswijk- The Netherlands

July 2004: Renamed NINA I. Registered Owner; Eurica Shipping Ltd. Registered Manager; Baltnautic Shipping Ltd

© Willem Oldenburg  © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg

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 and Willem Oldenburg for their assistance in producing this feature.

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