© Cees BustraanMv Swedish Reefer – Past and Present

Mv Swedish Reefer

ex Chiquita Scandinavia

© Cees Bustraan

© Cees Bustraan

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1992 at Danyard A/S Frederikshavn, Denmark (Yard No. 714) as a refrigerated cargo vessel.

Technical Data

  • Length: 158.12m (overall), 144.99m (moulded)
  • Breadth: 24.40m (moulded)
  • Depth: 10.00m
  • Draught: 11.90m (summer)
  • Tonnage: 13,049 gross, 5,353 net, 14178t deadweight
  • Engines: One 2T – 8 cylinder B & W diesel
  • Power: 15218.4kW
  • Speed: 21.80 knots
  • Capacity: 18275 cu.m. 170 Reefer Plugs. 439 TEU
  • Call sign: C6KD4
  • IMO Number: 9030149
  • Registry: Nassau/Bahamas

History

November 1st 1992: Completed as CHIQUITA SCANDINAVIA.

2005: Registered Owner; Danop Ltd.

2007:

  • -‘CHIQUITA NEDERLAND’ 13,958tdw Blt 11/91 Danyard Frederikshavn,Den M/E B&W 439 TEUs
  • – ‘CHIQUITA BELGIE’ 13,930tdw Blt 02/92 Danyard Frederikshavn,Den M/E B&W 331 TEUs
  • – ‘CHIQUITA SCANDINAVIA’ 13,930tdw Blt 11/92 Danyard Frederikshavn,Den M/E B&W 439 TEUs
  • – ‘CHIQUITA ITALIA’ 13,930tdw Blt 08/92 Danyard Frederikshavn,Den M/E B&W 439 TEUs
  • – ‘CHIQUITA DEUTSCHLAND’ 13,930tdw Blt 09/91 Danyard Frederikshavn,Den M/E B&W 439 TEUs
  • – ‘CHIQUITA SCHWEIZ’ 13,910tdw Blt 05/92 Danyard Frederikshavn,Den M/E B&W 439 TEUs
  • – ‘CHIQUITA BREMEN’ 12,890tdw Blt 10/92 Schichau Seebeckwerft,Geu M/E B&W 290 TEUs
  • – ‘CHIQUITA ROSTOCK’ 12,850tdw Blt 03/93 Schichau Seebeckwerft,Geu M/E B&W 290 TEUs
  • Sold En Bloc To Chartworld at 227.00mil USD. Registered Manager; Diamond Ship Management NV.

© Gena Amfimov

© Gena Amfimov

2007: Registered Manager; Diamond Shipmanagement NV. Registered Owner; Scandinavia Shipping Corp.

© Willem Oldenburg  © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg

© Aleksi Lindström  © Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström

July 2014: Renamed SWEDISH REEFER. Registered Manager; Chartworld Shipping Corp.

2014: Registered Manager; Seatrade Reefer Chartering NV.

© Cees Bustraan  © Cees Bustraan

© Cees Bustraan

July 28th 2017: Laid up on the River Fal

© Mike Nash

 © Mike Nash


We would like to thank: Gena Amfimov, Cees Bustraan, Aleksi Lindström, Mike Nash and Willem Oldenburg for their assistance in producing this feature. All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for errors and omissions.

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


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