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MV Aasfjell – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9904766

MV Aasfjell

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© Frits Olinga (Eemshaven for her maiden voyage, 22/12/2021)

Steel single screw “Hybrid Self-Discharger” motor vessel built in 2021 by Royal Bodewes , Hoogezand (Yard No NB768) as a General Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 119.95 m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 15.8 m
    Depth: 10.15 m
    Draught: 7.50 m
    Tonnage: 5699 gross/3000 net/9100t deadweight (Summer)
    Engines: Wartsila 8L26
    Power: 2600kW/HP
    Speed:  12.0 knots
    Capacity: 381.832 Cuft Total – 2 Holds
    Call Sign: LAKG8
    MMSI Number: 259110000
  • IMO Number: 9904766
  • Register Italiano Number: 99435
    Port of Registry: Haugesund/Norway
    Sister Ships: Aasfos (NB 769)

Current AIS Location

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Unique to MV Aasfjell is, that it is hybrid: next to the MGO main engine, she has an electric motor and tons of batteries, allowing her to sail emission-free. 

December 17th 2018: Keel laid.

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© Frits Olinga  (21/07/2021)

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October 8th 2021: Launched.

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© Frits Olinga  (08/10/2021)

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© Frits Olinga  (Hoogezand to Delfzijl, 13/12/2021)

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© Frits Olinga  (Trials, 14/12/2021)

December 15th 2021: Completed her sea trials. 

December 20th 2021: Completed.

December 22nd 2021: Delivered to Aasen Bulk A/S. Manager: Assen Shipping A/S.

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© Frits Olinga (Eemshaven for her maiden voyage, 22/12/2021)

February 8th 2022: Due at Dover.

October 15th 2023: Provisionally due at Dover.

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: Frits Olinga for his assistance in producing this feature.

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


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