MV Klaipeda – Past and Present

MV Klaipeda

Ex Krems, Lady Serena, Espero

© Jens Boldt

Klaipeda – © Jens Boldt (Hamburg, 05/05/2016)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1995 by Severnav S/A. Rumania (Yard No 145) as General Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 87.9 m (overall) 84.3 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.3 m
    Depth: 7.65 m
    Draught: 5.77 m
    Tonnage: 2385 gross/1423 net/4068t deadweight
    Engines: (1) 4T – 8 cyl Stork-Werkspoor diesel
    Power: 1445 kW/1963HP
    Speed: 11.0 knots
    Capacity: 172.000 cubic feet grain / bale, 144 TEU
    Call Sign: LYSZ
    IMO Number: 9106584
    Register Number: 29639T
    Port of Registry: Klaipeda/Lithuania, Limassol/Cyprus, Klaipeda/Lithuania

Current Location

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History

August 2nd 1995: Completed as ESPERO

July 1996: Sold to Vento Shipping Ltd, Limassol and renamed LADY SERENA.

November 19th 1999: Sold to Motor Vessel Krams Co Ltd (Osterreichischer Lliyds Cyprus Ltd Lemessos as manager ) Lemessos Cyprus and renamed KREMS

© Wil Weijsters  © Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (New Waterway, 12/04/2008)

August 2008: Sold to Aurora Shipping JSC and renamed KLAIPEDA. Registered manager; Afalita Shipping JSC, Lithuania.

 

Klaipeda – © Aleksi Lindström

September 25th 2014: Suffered engine problems and towed Ponta Delgada for main engine repairs.

August 10th 2015: Registered owner; Luptaria Shipping Co Ltd.

 

Klaipeda – © Aleksi Lindström

September 24th 2018: Suffered engine problems and towed Riga port for main engine repairs.

October 9th 2019: Called at Dover to load grain.

May 6th 2020: Due 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: Jens Boldt, Aleksi Lindström and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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