Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Happy Dover – Past and Present

MV Happy Dover

© Frits Olinga

© 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.

Technical Data

  • 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
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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  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse

December 30th 2018: Arrived in Dover.

© Nigel Scutt   © Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt   © Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt

🆕© Nigel Scutt (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: Frits Olinga, Nigel Scutt (Dover and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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