Mv Fri River
Ex Velox, Flinterlinge, Lingedijk
© Frit Olinga
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2000 by Tille Shipyard ,Kootsertille Holland (Yard No ) as General Cargo vessel .
- Length: 91.25 m (overall) 84.99 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 13.75 m
Draught: 4.930 m (Summer) 4.827m (Winter)
Tonnage: 2548 gross/1429 net/3331t deadweight
Engines: Wartsila 6L26A diesel
Power: 1950 kW/HP
Speed: 11 knots
Capacity: Grain: 182,600 cu.ft/ 5168 cu.m
Call Sign: 2GUL9 (Velox), C6DR5 (Fri River)
IMO Number: 9224104
Official Number: 737482
Port of Registry: Netherlands, Peel/Isle of Man, Bahamas
June 30th 1998: Keel laid.
October 19th 2000: Delivered as LINGEDIJK for C.V.Scheepvaartsonderneming Lingdijk ( Navigia Shipping Co Ltd Groningen as manager ) Groningen Netherland.
© Capt Jan Melchers
November 1st 2005: Sold to C.V.Scheepvaartsonderneming Flinterlinge BV ( Flinter Shipping BV Groningen as manager ) Groningen Netherland. Renamed FLINTERLINGE.
© Aleksi Lindström
July 1st 2013: Sold to Atlas Navigation ( Faversham Ships Ltd East Cowes as manager ) East Cowes Isle of Wight United Kingdom. Renamed VELOX
© Derek Sands
December 1st 2017: Sold to Kopervik Shipping AS, Poland. Renamed FRI RIVER.
December 17th 2018: 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: Aleksi Lindström, Capt Jan Melchers, Frits Olinga, Derek Sands and Simonwp for their assistance in producing this feature.
Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)