© SimonwpMV Seabee – Past and Present

MV Seabee

Ex Alara, Vedette

© Simonwp

© Simonwp (Humber, 03/07/2018)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1990 by Bodewes Shipyards BV, Hoogezand (Yard No 560) as General Cargo Ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 85.75 m (overall) 79.79 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 14 m
    Depth: 6.64 m
    Draught: 5.29 m
    Tonnage: 2033 gross/1168 net/3502t deadweight
    Engines: (1) 4T – 6 cyl MAK diesel
    Power: 1320 kW/1793HP
    Speed: 11 knots
    Capacity: 4262.05 TEU; 152
    Call Sign: PIEO, MGQV6, E5U2864
    IMO Number: 8909185
    Veristar Register Number: 18592L
    Port of Registry: Groningen/Netherlands, Peel/Isle of Man, St Kitts & Nevis, Avatiu/Cook Islands
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December 1st 1990: Completed for BV Globecka, BV B.V. Nobecka & BV Tribecka as VEDETTE. Manager; Beck Scheepvaartkantoor BV

January 2005: Registered owner; Atlas Navigation Co Ltd. Manager; Daversham Ships Ltd

© Henk Guddee  © Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee (Terneuzen, 11/05/2009)

April 1st 2010: Registered owner; Alara Shipping Co Ltd.Renamed ALARA

May 1st 2010: Registered owner; Otto Shipping Co Ltd. Renamed SEABEE

© Frank Behrends (Istanbul, 16/08/2010)

August 30th 2014: Registered owner; Darya B Shipping Ltd. Manager; Nismar Shipping Ltd

© Emmanuel L  © Emmanuel L

© Emmanuel L (Valletta, 08/03/2016)

© Aleksi Lindström

October 24th 2019: Arrived in Dover

© Mike Jackson

© Mike Jackson (Dover, 24/10/2019)

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: Frank Behrends, Henk Guddee, Mike Jackson, Emmanuel L, Aleksi Lindström and Simonwp for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

1 Comment

  1. Gorgeous photos Nigel. Would like to be a stowaway in your back pocket to see the world as you do. 😉

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