Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Star Care – Past and Present

MV Star Care

© Nigel Thornton

Star Care – © Nigel Thornton (Dover, 25/11/209)

Steel single screw, “Shikoku Stars” Class motor vessel built in 2009 by Shikoku Dockyard Co., Ltd. Takamatsu. Japan (Yard No 1050) as Refrigerated Cargo ship .

Technical Data

  • Length: 162.50 m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 26.0 m
    Depth: 4.10 m
    Draught: 9.72 m
    Tonnage: 14022 gross/6724 net /12957deadweight
    Engines: 1 x MAN-B&W 7S60MC-C – 2 stroke single acting 7 cylinder diesel
    Power: 15820 kW/HP
    Speed: 24 knots (Trial)
    Number of Holds: 4
    Capacity: 140 x 20ft containers, 185 + 58 TEU (on deck) 112 (under deck) 276 x 40 ft containers, 150 (on deck), 56 (under deck)/ 200 Reefer Plugs on deck.
    Reefer Capacity: 17.487 m³
    Call Sign: HPXF, 9V9352
  • MMSI Number: 566341000
    IMO Number: 9517903
    Official Number: 396958
    Port of Registry: Panama City/Panama, Singapore City/Singapore
    Sister-Ship: Star Best, Star Endeavour, Star First, Star Leader, Star Pride, Star Prima, Star Quality, Star Service, Star Standard, Star Stratos, Star Trust

Current Location

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October 4th 2008: Keel laid.

July 27th 2009: Launched.

July 27th 2009: Naming ceremony.

October 13th 2009: Completed as STAR CARE for Green Spanker Shipping SA. Manager; Nissen Kaiun Co. Ltd

November 17th 2011: Registered Owner; Grace Ocean Pte Ltd. Manager; Argo Navis Pte Ltd. Operator; Del Monte.

© Derek Sands

Star Care – © Derek Sands (Portsmouth, 09/08/2014)

Star Care – © Robert Fournier (Damen Dunkerque, 11/11/2014)

August 9th 2020: Due at Dover

© Gerolf Drebes

Star Care – © Gerolf Drebes (26/12/2017)

August 9th 2020: Departed Dover.


🆕  (Dover Strait Shipping)

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: (Dover Strait Shipping), Gerolf Drebes, Robert Fournier and Derek Sands for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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