Mv Royal Klipper – Past and Present

Mv Royal Klipper

Ex Equator Strait

© Netty

© Netty

Steel single screw motor vessel “Seatrade Maxi Stream 2000” built in 2000 by Kitanihon Shipbuilding, Hachinohe, Japan (Yard No 320) as a Refrigerated Cargo Vessel.

Technical Data

  • Length: 155 m (overall) 145.09 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 24 m
    Depth: 13.81 m
    Draught: 10.11 m
    Tonnage: 11382 gross/6408 net/12900t deadweight
    Engines: Hitachi B & W Diesel
    Power: 12621 kW17148/ HP
    Speed:  22.53 knots
    Capacity: 4 x holds, 580,000 Cu Ft
    Call Sign: PCIH
    IMO Number: 9172959 Register Number: 00790L
    Port of Registry: Scheveningen/The Netherlands.
    Sister-Ship: Comoros Stream


February 4th 2000: Completed as EQUATOR STREAM.

2000: Sold and renamed ROYAL KLIPPER. Owners: Jaczon Royal Klipper BV c/o Seatrade Groningen BV, Groningen, Netherlands.Ship Managers: Seatrade Groningen BV, Groningen, Netherlands



©  Aleksi Lindström

October 29th 2017: 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: Aleksi Lindström and Netty for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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