MV Barrington Island – Past and Present

MV Barrington Island

© Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg

Steel single screw “Noboa Islands Class” motor vessel built in 1993 by Danyard A/S, Frederikshavn, Denmark (Yard No 717) as Refrigerated Cargo/Container Ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 178.50 m (overall) 166. m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 25.24 m
    Depth: 13.20 m
    Draught: 9.20 m
    Tonnage: 14061 gross/6900 net/14140t deadweight
    Engines: 1 x Mitsui B&W 8S60MC – 8 cylinder diesel engine
    Power: 16320 kW/22187 bHP
    Speed: 21.5 knots
    Capacity: 20 ft containers; 112 (in holds), 322 (on deck) Reefer; 148 (on deck), Refrigerated Cargo; 17.774 m³
    Call Sign: C6QK
    IMO Number: 9059614
    Official Number: 706683
    Port of Registry: Nassau/Bahamas
    Sister-Ship: Albemare Island, Charles Island, Duncan Island, Hood Island.
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August 1992: Ordered.

December 28th 1992: Keel laid.

May 24th 1993: Launched.

September 1993: Completed for Ecuadorian Line, Miami. C/o Cat Island Shipping Ltd. Manager; Trireme Vessel Management N.V


© Frank Behrends (Terneuzen, 08/08/2008)

© Willem Oldenburg  © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 01/10/2019)

October 24th 2019: Arrived at Dover

© Nigel Scut

New © Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping, Facebook) (Dover, 24/10/2019)

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: Frank Behrends, Willem Oldenburg and Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping, Facebook) for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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