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Message from Nigel Thornton (15/10/2021)
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Message from Nigel Thornton (15/10/2021)

A message from Nigel Thornton (15/10/2021)   I recently engaged a system restore on my laptop, during which I suffered a power outage.   As a result I received a…
MV Eurocargo Bari – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Eurocargo Bari – Past and Present

MV Eurocargo Bari Eurocargo Bari – © Aleksi Lindström (Antwerp, 21/06/2013) Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2012 by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. Ulsan. South Korea (Yard No…
MV Choapa – Cargo from the Past
Cargo from the Past

MV Choapa – Cargo from the Past

MV Zenit Ex Amer Choapa, Choapa Choapa – © Mike Griffiths (Hoek Van Holland, 1980’s) Steel single screw”Choapa Class” motor vessel built in 1987 by Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co. Ltd.…
MV AIDAdiva – Past and Present
AIDA Cruises

MV AIDAdiva – Past and Present

MV AIDAdiva. AIDAviva – © Erwin Willemse (Velsen-Zuid, 25/04/2018 ) Steel twin screw ‘Sphinx’ class motor vessel built in 2007 by Meyer Werft GmbH, Papenburg, Germany (Yard No. S.659) as…
MV Mel Vision – Past and Present
Bulker

MV Mel Vision – Past and Present

MV Mel Vision Ex Ace Century Ace Century Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2000 by Kanda Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.  (Yard No 405) as a Bulk Carrier Technical Data…
MV Douwent – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Douwent – Past and Present

MV Douwent Ex Douwe S, Torpe Douwent – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 08/04/2021) Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1987 by Ferus Smit Scheepswerf Hoogezand. The Netherlands…
MV Regina Seaways
DFDS Seaways

MV Regina Seaways

MV Regina Seaways Ex Energia Regina Seaways – © Carsten Dettmer (Klaipeda, 24/05/2018) Steel twin screw “Coraggio Project” motor vessel built in 2010 by Nuovi Canterie Apuani, Marina di Carrara,…
MV EW McKinley – Cargo from the Past
Cargo from the Past

MV EW McKinley – Cargo from the Past

MV EW McKinley Ex Alaska Rex  EW McKinley – © Nigel Thornton (Dover 03/03/2006) Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 1983 by Usuki Iron Works, Ltd. Saiki Shipyard  (Yard…
MV Almar – Past and Present
Bulker

MV Almar – Past and Present

MV Almar Ex Veronique D Veronique D – ©  Dover Strait Shipping (Dover, 22/09/2021) Steel single screw “ KHI Supramax” motor vessel built in 2012 by Nantong Cosco Khi (Kawasaki…
MV Bonay – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Bonay – Past and Present

MV Bonay Ex Nord, Nordfjord, Willy II, Willy Bonay – © Simonwp (New Waterway, 14/05/2012) Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1991 by N.V. Scheepswerf- en Reparatiebedrijf “Harlingen”, Harlingen…
MV Maud – Past and Present
Cruise Ships

MV Maud – Past and Present

MV Maud Ex Midnatsol Midnatsol – © Gerolf Drebes (Leaving Berlevag, Norway 30/07/2016) Steel twin azimuth pods motor vessel built in 2003 by Bruces Verkstad A/B, Landskrona. Sweden (Hull) Fosen…
MV Firdevs – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Firdevs – Past and Present

MV Firdevs Ex Susanne, Guelborg Firdevs – © Aleksi Lindström (Kiel Canal, 31/05/2017) Steel single screw “Combi Trader” motor vessel built in 1994 by De Hoop Foxhol ( Volharding Shipyard…
MV Meri – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Meri – Past and Present

MV Meri Ex Aura II   Meri – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden 06/04/2020) Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2012 by STX Finland OY.Turku. Finland (Yard No L1379) as…
MV Wilson Limerick – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Wilson Limerick – Past and Present

MV Wilson Limerick Ex RMS Bremen Wilson Limerick – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden 26/07/2020) Steel single screw “Amisia design 92-063 type Ruhrtal/Rhine” motor vessel built in 2012 by Slovenske Lodenice…
MV Nina I – Past and Preasent
Cargo Vessels

MV Nina I – Past and Preasent

MV Nina I Ex Nina, Vahalis, Vios Nina I – © Wil Weijsters (New Waterway, 07/05/2015) Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1984 by Ferus Smit Scheepswerf B.V. Westerbroek. The…
MV Amadeus – Past and Present
Cargo Vessels

MV Amadeus – Past and Present

MV Amadeus Ex Zeeland, Hansa Lyon Amadeus © Erwin Willemse (Velsen-Zuid 07/04/2016) Steel single screw motor “ Limbo Combi Porter 90” vessel built in 2001 by JSC Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad.…
MV Bekaa – Cargo from the Past
Associated Levant Lines

MV Bekaa – Cargo from the Past

MV Bekaa Ex Beyrouth, Rhodos Rhodos – © DFDS Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1948 by Helsingør Skibsværft og Maskinbyggeri, Helsingør, Denmark (Yard No 285) as a General…
DHB Dapper – Past and Present
Dover Harbour Board

DHB Dapper – Past and Present

(This article is an “ongoing” project and any pictures/information, via contact form, would be appreciated) DHB Dapper Ex RFA Dapper, William E Chapman ? Steel/Wooden ?  twin/single ? screw built…
MV Viking 1 – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

MV Viking 1 – Past and Present

MV Fagr Ex Mecca I, Al- Quamar Al-Saudi II, Mecca I, Al-Quamar Al-Saudi Al-Misri I, Al Hussein II, Khalid I, Viking I, Wasa Express, Viking I Viking I Twin screw motor…
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