© Willem OldenburgMV Jongleur – Past and Present

MV Jongleur

Ex Crown Alizee, Zwartemeer

© Willem Oldenburg

Jongleur – © Willem Oldenburg

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1991 by Buys Scheepsbouw Scheepsbouw B.V. Krimpen Aan Den Ijssel. The Netherlands (Yard No 48) as a General Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 81.46 m (overall) 77.67 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.40 m
    Depth: 7.0 m
    Draught: 5.00 m (loaded) 2.75 (ballast)
    Tonnage: 1999 gross/1040 net/3030 deadweight (summer)
    Engines: 1 x ABC 6MDZC-1000 – 4 stroke single acting 6 cylinder diesel
    Power: 1325 kW/1801 bHP
    Speed: 10.5 knots
    Capacity: 128 20 ft containers, Grain/Bale: 4.238 m³ – 149.680 ft³ with bulkhead
    Call Sign: PIZH, J8B3693
    IMO Number: 9001825
    Official Number: 24137
    Port of Registry: Zwaertsluis/The Netherlands, Rotterdam/The Netherlands, Kingstown/St Vincent & Grenadines
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January 1st 1990: Build contract.

January 26th 1990: Keel laid.

November 28th 1990: Launched.

March 23rd 1991: Delivered as ZWARTEMEER to C.V. Rederij ‘Zwartemeer’, Zwartsluis – The Netherlands. Manager; Wagenborg Shipping B.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands.

© Michael Neidig

© Michael Neidig (Kiel, 30/05/1999)

February 2002 – April 2006: CROWN ALIZEE for Alizee – C.V. ms Crown Alizee, Rotterdam – The Netherlands. Manager; Tradewind Investment B.V., Rotterdam – The Netherlands.

© Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (New Waterway, 08/09/2005)

April 2006 June 2007: CROWN ALIZEE for Tradewind Investment B.V., Rotterdam – The Netherlands.

2007: JONGLEUR for Waterway Shipping Ltd. Kingstown. St. Vincent & Grenadines. Manager; Baltnautic Shipping Ltd. Janonio str. 20. Klaipeda. Lithuania.


© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg, 27/05/2015)

© Erwin Willemse  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 30/05/2017)

December 10th 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: Aleksi Lindström, Michael Neidig, Willem Oldenburg, 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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