MV Eems Dart – Past and Present

MV Eems Dart

Ex Amny Dollard, Esperance

© Frits Olinga

EEMS DART © Frits Olinga

Steel single screw “COMBI FREIGHTER 3850 (Standard)” motor vessel built in 2002 by Daewoo-Mangalia, Rumania (Yard No 1039) and completed by Damen Shipyards Bergum BV, Bergum (Yard No 9334) as a General Cargo Ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 89.52 m (overall) 84.99 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.50 m
    Depth: 7.0 m
    Draught: 5.42 m
    Tonnage: 2545 gross/1460 net/3830t deadweight
    Engines: Krupp-MAK-Diesel,
    Power: 1104 kW/HP
    Speed: 12.5 knots (service speed)
    Capacity: Grain 185.338 cb ft Bale: 185.338 cb ft. TEU;193
    Call Sign: ZDIK5
    IMO Number: 9195640
    Official Number:
    Port of Registry: Tholen/Netherlands, Gibraltar
  • Sister Ships: Eems Dollard +
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August 2002: Completed as ESPERANCE for Rederij Esperance, Tholen. Managed by Geuze Shipping BV, Tholen

 © Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (Rotterdam, 04/06/2006)

July 21st 2007: Renamed AMNY DOLLARD for Owner Amny-Dollard BV, Delfzijl (Nyki Shipping BV, Rhoon)


© Aleksi Lindström (Kiel Canal, 16/08/2008)

August 22nd 2009: Lost her rudder and towed to Valencia.

© Manuel Hernández Lafuente  © Manuel Hernández Lafuente

© Manuel Hernández Lafuente (Valencia, 23/08/2009)

© Willem Oldenberg  © Willem Oldenberg

© Willem Oldenberg (Ijmuiden, 07/04/2011)

January 11th 2012: Renamed EEMS DART for Owner Amny-Dollard BV, Gibraltar. Management Amasus Shipping BV, Delfzijl, operated by UK based EXE Shipping.


© Aleksi Lindström

November 6th 2019: Arrived in Dover.

© Nigel Scutt  © Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt  © Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping, Facebook)

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: Manuel Hernández Lafuente, Aleksi Lindström, Willem Oldenberg, Frits Olinga, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping, Facebook) and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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