MV Star Care
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 .
- 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
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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.
Star Care – © Derek Sands (Portsmouth, 09/08/2014)
Star Care – © Robert Fournier (Damen Dunkerque, 11/11/2014)
August 9th 2020: Due at Dover
Star Care – © Gerolf Drebes (26/12/2017)
August 9th 2020: Departed 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: (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)