Mv Eems Cobalt
Ex Anmar S, Fast Sim, Veritas
Eems Cobalt – © Aleksi Lindström
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1993 by Peters Scheepswerf BV Kampen a/d Ijssel. The Netherlands (Yard No 432) as a Multi-purpose, general cargo ship/bulk carrier.
- Length: 82.02 m (overall) 77.75 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 12.40 m
Depth: 4.90 m
Draught: 3.85 m
Tonnage: 1666 gross/861 net/2270t deadweight
Engines: 1 x Wärtsilä 8FHD240 – 4 stroke 8 cylinder diesel
Power: 1000 kW/1358 bHP
Speed: 10 knots
Capacity: Grain: 113.300 ft³/Bale: 110.800 ft³
Call Sign: PIFO
IMO Number: 9013062
Port of Registry: Harlingen/The Netherlands, Kampen/The Netherlands, Delfzijl/The Netherlands
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November 30th 1992: Keel laid.
May 3rd 1993: Launched.
June 2nd 1993: Completed as VERITAS for Frederik Sjouke Switynk, Harlingen – The Netherlands. Manager; 2001 Poseidon Chartering B.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands
Veritas – © Capt Jan Melchers
March 2001 – September 2005: Renamed FAST SIM for the same owner. Manager; Frederik Sjouke Switynk, Harlingen – The Netherlands.
© Aleksi Lindström (Kiel Canal, 18/07/2003)(Left) © Capt Jan Melchers (Right)
September 2005 – January 2011: To H & A Shipping (Henk Jan en Anne Tjerk) Kampen, The Netherlands. Manager; & Barends’ Cargadoors- en Agentuurkantoren B.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands. Renamed ANMAR S
January 2011 – June 2015: To Anmar S-S B V., Kampen. The Netherlands. Manager; Sierra Maritiem B.V., Kampen – The Netherlands.
© Erwin Willemse (IJmuiden, 12/10/2014)(Both)
June 2015: To Eems Cobalt BV. Delfzijl, The Netherlands. Manager; Amasus Shipping B.V. Delfzijl. The Netherlands. Renamed EEMS COBALT.
© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg eastbound in NOK Kiel Canal for Nakskov, Denmark, 20/06/2015)
February 18th 2020: Due at Dover from Immingham.
“New” © Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping, Facebook) (Dover, 18/02/2020)
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