© Henk GuddeeMV Segovia Carrier – Cargo from the Past

MV Segovia Carrier

ex Winter Sea, Zenit Sea, Winter Sea

© Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1980 by AB Gotaverken – Arendal, Gothenburg, Sweden (Yard No. 914) for Salen Koncernen, Stockholm as a Refrigerated Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 169.22m (overall) 157.71m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 25.76 m
  • Depth: 15.09 m
  • Draught: 10.11 m
  • Tonnage: 11,690 -11,165 gross/6,203 – 6,372 net/15200 deadweight
  • Engines: One 2 SA 6-cylinder B & W- Gotaverken diesel
  • Power: 15293 kW/20,500 bhp
  • Speed:  22.0 knots (max) 19.0 knots (laden)
  • Capacity: 17,100 cu/m (240 TEU)
  • Holds/Hatches: 4; 26.9/29.7/28.8/28.8 (including four side doors on each side)
  • Call Sign: SGLT, C6KF2
  • IMO Number: 7707877
  • Official Number: 720433
  • Port of Registry: Stockholm/Sweden, Oslo/Norway, Singapore, Nassau/Bahamas
  • Sister-Ship: Winter Moon, Winter Star, Winter Sun, Winter Water, Winter Wave


January 1980: Delivered to Salénrederierna Ab/ Zenit Kylfinans Ab, Stockholm as WINTER SEA.

© Ken Lubi  © Ken Lubi

© Ken Lubi

1984: Salénrederierna Ab collapsed and the ships were taken over by the Swedish state-owned Zenit Shipping A/B before passing to Cool Carriers management.

January 1985: Sold to Zenit Dry Cargo Ab, Göteborg and renamed ZENIT SEA.

1987: Sold to Kareco Pte Ltd, Singapore (Irgens Larsen, Oslo, Norway) and renamed WINTER SEA.

 © Chris Howell   © Chris Howell

© Chris Howell

© Ted Ingham   © Mike Griffiths

© Ted Ingham (left) and © Mike Griffiths (right)

March 1989: Sold to Kvaerner Reefer A/S, Oslo, Norway.

October 1990: Sold to Nordic Oriental Shipmanagement Pte, Ltd, Singapore (B&N Skärhamn).

© Chris Howell  © Chris Howell

© Chris Howell

© Bengt-Rine Inberg

© Bengt-Rine Inberg

December 1999: Sold to Dobson Fleet management, Limassol, Cyprus) and renamed SEGOVIA CARRIER.

© Nigel Thornton  © Nigel Thornton

© Nigel Thornton

© Nigel Thornton

© Yvon Perchoc  © Henk Guddee

© Yvon Perchoc (left) and © Henk Guddee (right)

May 25th 2009: Arrived Gadani Beach, Pakistan.

June 3rd 2009: Beached and scrapping commenced.

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: Mike Griffiths, Henk Guddee, Chris Howell, Bengt-Rune Inberg, Ken Lubi and Yvon Perchoc for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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