© Stan MullerMV SVS Vega – Past and Present


Ex Kalana

© Stan Muller

SVS Vega © Stan Muller (Antwerp, 16/08/2016)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1996 by in 1996 by Sentierul Naval Galati SA Galati Romania /Completed by Scheepswerft Damen BV Hoogezand Netherland  (Yard No 892) as a Multi-Purpose/General Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 90.67 m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 15.80 m
    Depth:  m
    Draught: 4.63 m
    Tonnage: 2658 gross/1216 net/3274 deadweight
    Engines: 1 x Wärtsilä 8R32E diesel
    Power: 3280kW/4459HP
    Speed: 10.5 knots
    Capacity: 140.000 cbft, Reefer Plugs; 20 (on deck), TEU; 266
    Call Sign: ESEG, J8B5065
    IMO Number: 9103788
    Official Number:
    Port of Registry: Tallin/Estonia, Isle of Man, Cyprus, St Vincent Grenadines
    Sister-Ship: Dirhami, Kurkse, Muuga, Virtsu
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1996: Built as KALANA for Estonian Shipping Co Ltd, Tallin, Estonia.

© Simonwp

© Simonwp (Kiel, 01/11/1997)

June 23th 2003: Registered owner; Tschudi Ship Management AS

© Aleksi Lindström (Kiel, 17/07/2003)

© Tim Becker

© Tim Becker (Kiel, 12/06/2006)

September 29th 2011: Registered owner; Kalana Maritime Co Ltd


© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg, 05/08/2011)

April 16th 2014: Renamed SVS VEGA. Registered owner; Yaroship ltd (Care of Con Sea Navigation Ltd), Manager; Lumar SA

© Stan Muller

© Stan Muller (Antwerp, 16/08/2016)

July 1st 2018: Ship manager; Com Sea Navigation Ltd

October 29th 2019: Arrived in Dover

© Mike Jackson  © Mike Jackson

© Mike Jackson (Dover, 29/10/2019)

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: Tim Becker, Mike Jackson, Aleksi Lindström, Stan Muller and Simonwp for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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