MV Spring Deli
Ex Spring Delight
Spring Deli – © Cees Bustraan (Willemstad, 05/10/2007)
Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 1984 by Korea Shipbuilding & Engineering Corp, Busan (Yard No. 1022), as a Refrigerated Cargo ship.
- Length: 152.30 m (overall) 143.65 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 24.0 m
Depth: 13.42 m
Draught: 8.6 m
Tonnage: 12783 gross/4245 net/9891t deadweight
Engines: 6-cylinder Hyundai Engine & Machinery 6L67GBE diesel
Power: 7679 kW/10440 bHP
Speed: 18 knots (max)
Capacity: 12830m³ (Bales), 290 x 20 ft (containers)
Call Sign: VRBT, PJFF
IMO Number: 8220424
Official Number: 706820
Port of Registry: Hong Kong/UK, Monrovia/Liberia, Willemstad/Netherlands Antilles
Sister-Ship: Spring Desire
May 2nd 1983: Keel laid.
August 31st 1983: Launched.
February 1984: Completed as SPRING DELIGHT.
© Capt Jan Melchers (Left) © Ingvar (Rotterdam, Sept 1987) (Right)
1992: Registered owner: Spring Delight. Manager; E, Jacob.
© Simonwp (Terneuzen, 01/06/2000)
Courtesy of Chris Howell
2002: Unknown owner and manager.
2002: Registered owner; Spring Delight, Manager; E, Jacob.
2003: Registered manager; Seatrade Groningen. Renamed SPRING DELI.
2004: Registered owner; Spring Deli Shipping Co B.V.
2007: Registered owner: B.V. Shipping Company “Spring Deli”. Manager: Seatrade Groningen B.V.
© Nigel Thornton (Dover, 24/01/2007)
© Gerolf Drebes (Elbe, 05/09/2007)
© Wil Weijsters (Rotterdam, 29/04/2010)
May 2012: Scrapped at Aliaga 345 $ per ton.
© Petros Psarras
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: Cees Bustraan, Gerolf Drebes, Chris Howell, Ingvar, Capt Jan Melchers, Petros Psarras, Simonwp and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.
Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group).