© Willem OldenburgMV Eems Dollard – Past and Present

MV Eems Dollard

Ex Artemis

© Wil Weijsters

Eems Dollard – © Wil Weijsters (New Waterway, 14/09/2016)

Steel single screw “COMBI FREIGHTER 3850 (Standard)” motor vessel built in 2004 by ATVT Sudnobudivnyi Zavod Zaliv Shipyard, Kerch, Ukrain. (Yard No 01703) and completed by Damen Shipyards Bergum BV, Bergum (Yard No 9348) as a General Cargo Ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.78 m (overall) 84.99 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.50 m
    Depth: 7.0 m
    Draught: 5.40 m
    Tonnage: 2545 gross/1460 net/3830t deadweight
    Engines: 1 x MaK 8M20 – 4 stroke single acting 8 cylinder diesel,
    Power: 1520 kW/2066 bHP
    Speed: 12.5 knots (service speed)
    Capacity: Grain 185.338 cb ft Bale: 185.338 cb ft. TEU;193
    Call Sign: PBLV
    IMO Number: 9278337
    Official Number:
    Port of Registry: Sneek/Netherlands, Delfzijl/Netherlands
    Sister Ships: Eems Dart +
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December 2003: Launched as ARTEMIS for Oudvaart Shipping B.V., Sneek – The Netherlands.

January 9th 2004: Completed.

© Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (New Waterway, 09/11/2004)

© Derek Sands

© Derek Sands (Ipswich, 05/09/2006)

April 9th 2007: Remained as ARTEMIS for Artemis C.V., Sneek – The Netherlands.

March 10th 2008: While manoeuvring in bad weather conditions ran aground on the beach of Sables d’Alene (western France). Eventually re-floated.

September 5th 2008: Renamed EEMS DOLLARD for Eems Dollard C.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands.

© Willem Oldenburg  © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 13/06/2016)

© Erwin Willemse  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (Velsen-Zuid 12/04/2017)

November 25th 2019: Called at Dover

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: Willem Oldenburg, Derek Sands, Wil Weijsters and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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