© Tony GarnerMV Akademik Vernadskiy – Cargo from the Past

MV Glorya

Ex Gloria, Akademik Vernadskiy

© Tony Garner

© Tony Garner (Bridgetown, 11/04/1990)

Steel twin screw “Academician Kurchatov” motor vessel built in 1968 by Mathias Thesen Werft, Wismar (Yard No 186) as a Research Vessel.

Technical Data

  • Length: 124.19 m (overall) 110.01 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 17.05 m
    Depth: 10.80 m
    Draught: 6.062 m
    Tonnage: 5561 – 5745 gross/1401 net/ 2020 deadweight
    Engines: 2 Oil SA 6 – cylinder MAN diesels
    Power: 5968 kW/8000 bHP
    Speed: 16.0 knots (cruising) 18.25 knots (max)
    Officers: 34
    Other crew: 47
    Scientists: 76
    Capacity: 738m3
    Call Sign: ULYN, EOKE, XU7VJ, ERJJ
    IMO Number: 6726929
    Official Number: M-29794/9868172
    Port of Registry: Sevastopol/USSR, Phnom-Penh/Cambodia, Odessa/Ukraine, Moldova
    Sister-Ship: Akademik Shirshov, Dmitriy Mendeleev, Professor Zubov, Professor Vize.

History

September 1968: Completed as AKADEMIK VERNADSKIY for UkrainianAcademy of Sciences, U.S.S.R. Operated by Marine Hydrophysical Institute in areas: Atlantic Ocean; Indian Ocean; Pacific Ocean

© Carlo Martinelli 

© Carlo Martinelli (Genoa, 01/05/1972)

© Gordon Wise  © Gordon Wise

© Gordon Wise (@ Dover)

1997: Modernised and converted to a passenger ship for Vival Marine on the Odessa-Istanbul line.

April 2001: Renamed GLORIA.

October 2001: Renamed GLORIYA

2001: Registered Owner/Manager: Hullman International, Cambodia.

© Gerolf Drebes

© Gerolf Drebes (Istanbul, 08/06/2005)

© Vladimir Knyaz   © Vladimir Knyaz 

© Vladimir Knyaz   © Vladimir Knyaz 

© Vladimir Knyaz (Odessa, 03/10/2005)

September 30th 2010: Broken up at Aliaga @ 295 $ per ton.


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: Gerolf Drebes, Tony Garner, Vladimir Knyaz, Carlo Martinelli and Gordon Wise for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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