© Henk GuddeeMV Toledo Carrier – Past and Present

MV Toledo Carrier

© Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee (Hansweert, Netherlands 22/05/2009)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1994 by Kyokuyo Shipyard Corp (Yard No 386) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship.

Technical data

  • Length: 134.01m (overall) 127.0m (Between perpendiclars)
    Breadth of hull: 20.20m
  • Depth: 9.93m
    Draught: 7.116m
    Tonnage: 5,994 gross/3,362 net/7,255 deadweight
    Engines: 2 CA 6-cylinder Kobe (Nagasaki Works) diesels
    Power/Propellers: 11220 kW/1
    Speed: 21.4 knots (trial), 18.5 knots (sea speed)
    Capacity: 4 holds (7.30 x 7.00), 300,000cft/B 8,727 REF 8,727 REF; FEU 49 CAR x 289
    Decks: 3
    Call Sign: C6MI6, A8VE9
  • IMO Number: 9078476
  • Registry: Nassau/Bahamas , Monrovia/Liberia
    Sister Ships: Andalucia Carrier, Cordoba Carrier, Granada Carrier, Sevilla Carrier


August 30th 1993: Keel laid.

November 1993: Launched.

February 9th 1994: Completed.

2005: On charter to Del Monte, Fruit. Registered Owner: Toledo Shipping. Ship Manager: Norbulk Shipping (UK), Glasgow

© Ferryman  © Ed Connell

© Ferryman (Dover, 17/07/2006)(Left) © Ed Connell (Right)

© Nigel Thornton  © Nigel Thornton

© Nigel Thornton  © Nigel Thornton

© Nigel Thornton (Dover, 11/09/2006)(All)

© Henk Guddee  © Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee (Hansweert, Netherlands 22/05/2009)

2018: Still in service.

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: Ed Connell, Ferryman and Henk Guddee for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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