Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Panda – Past and Present

MV Panda

© Willem Oldenburg

Panda – © Willem Oldenburg

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2001 by CSPL – Ceskoslovenska Plavba Labska A.S. Decin. Czech Republic (Yard No 472) as a Multi-purpose dry cargo carrier – Heavy Cargo

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.95 m (overall) 84.95 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 12.40 m
  • Depth: 5.65 m
  • Draught: 4.35 m
  • Tonnage: 2088 gross/1168 net/2953t deadweight (Summer)
  • Engines: 1 x Wärtsilä 8L20 – 4 stroke 8 cylinder 200 x 280 mm diesel
  • Power: 1320 kW/1793 bHP
  • Speed: 10.5 knots (Service)
  • Capacity: Grain: 3.877 m³ / 151.000 ft³
  • Call Sign: PBCS
  • MMSI Number: 245014000
  • IMO Number: 9201968
  • Port of Registry: Delfzijl/The Netherlands

Current Location

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April 3rd 2001: Launched as PANDA at Ceskoslovenska Plavba Labska A.S. Decin. Czech Republic.

July 20th 2001: Completed by Scheepswerf Peters B.V. Kampen. The Netherlands

2001: Registered owner; C.V. Scheepvaartonderneming Panda (H.J. Held) Delfzijl. Registered Manager; Wagenborg Shipping, Delfzijl. ISM Manager; Panda Scheepvaartonderneming.


© Aleksi Lindström (Kiel Canal, 25/07/2006)

© Simonwp

Panda © Simonwp (Humber, 14/07/2017)

© Erwin Willemse  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 18/08/2017)

April 14th 2020: Due at Dover.

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: Willem Oldenburg, Simonwp,Erwin Willemse and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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