MV Happy Dover
© Frits Olinga
Steel single screw “Happy D- Type” motor vessel built in 2011 by Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding, Zhoushan, China (Yard No 573) as a General Cargo, heavy load/lift.
- Length: 156.93 m (overall) 147.75 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 25.60 m
Depth: 13.25 m
Draught: 10.32 m
Tonnage: 14794.0 gross/6070 net/16800 deadweight
Engines: 4T-8cyl Wartsila 8L46 diesel
Power: 11415 kW/HP
Speed: 17 knots
Lift Capacity: 3 NMF cranes/2 x 400 and 1 x 120 ton each
Capacity: Grain; 20892 lasts (commercial), TEU; 1091
Call Sign: PBXH
IMO Number: 9551959
Official Number: 23014Z 2011
Port of Registry: Amsterdam/Netherlands
Sister-Ship: Happy Delta, Happy Diamond, Happy Dragon, Happy Dynamic
September 4th 2010: Launched
March 25th 2011: Delivered as HAPPY DOVER to Happy Dover B.V. Amsterdadam. Manager; Spliethoff’s Bevrachtings B.V.
© Erwin Willemse
December 30th 2018: Arrived in Dover.
🆕© Nigel Scutt (Dover Marina.com)
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: Frits Olinga, Nigel Scutt (Dover Marina.com) and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.
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