© Cees BustraanMV Spring Deli – Cargo from the Past

MV Spring Deli

Ex Spring Delight

© Cees Bustraan

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.

Technical Data

  • 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

History

May 2nd 1983: Keel laid.

August 31st 1983: Launched.

February 1984: Completed as SPRING DELIGHT.

© Capt Jan Melchers  © Ingvar

© Capt Jan Melchers (Left) © Ingvar (Rotterdam, Sept 1987) (Right)

1992: Registered owner: Spring Delight. Manager; E, Jacob.

© Simonwp

© Simonwp (Terneuzen, 01/06/2000)

Courtesy of Chris Howell

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  © Nigel Thornton

© Nigel Thornton  © Nigel Thornton

© Nigel Thornton

© Nigel Thornton (Dover, 24/01/2007)

© Gerolf Drebes  © Gerolf Drebes

© Gerolf Drebes (Elbe, 05/09/2007)

© Wil Weijsters  © Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (Rotterdam, 29/04/2010)

May 2012: Scrapped at Aliaga 345 $ per ton.

© Petros Psarras  © Petros Psarras

© 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).

 


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