Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Aasfjord – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9321392

MV Aasfjord

Ex Humberborg

© Erwin Willemse

Aasfjord © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 20/02/2016)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2006 by Maritim Sp. z.o.o. Gdansk Poland (Yard No 826)(Hull) & Royal Niestern Sander BV. Delfzijl,  The Netherlands (Completion) as a General cargo ship – heavy cargo – Container ship Self-discharger.

Technical Data

  • Length: 113.76 m (overall) 107.64 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 14.60 m
    Depth: 8.10 m (moulded)
    Draught: 6.57 m
    Tonnage: 4266 gross/2256 net/6053t deadweight (summer)
    Engines1 x Wärtsilä 6L32 – 4 stroke single acting 6 cylinder diesel engine
    Power: 2999kW/4023 bHP
    Speed: 12.0 knots (loaded) 13.0 knots (loaded)
    Capacity: 256 x 20’ Containers/ Total: 283.951 ft³
  • Lifting Capacity: 1x Hitachi ZX870 LCH 5 crane, Discharge capacity: 600 t/h
    Call Sign: PHFC, ZDPA5
    MMSI Number: 236656000
  • IMO Number: 9321392
    Port of Registry: Delfzijl/The Netherlands, Gibraltar/Gibraltar
    Sister Ship: Hudsonborg

Current AIS Location

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2005: Launched.

January 9th 2006: The hull was towed to Delfzijl by tug WATERMAN and moored at Koninklijke Niestern Sander BV,

January 13th 2006: Floating trestle TRITON lowered the superstructure on to the hull.

© Frits Olinga

Humberborg © Frits Olinga (At Kon.Niestern Sander B.V.Delfzijl, 20/03/2006)

April 13th 2006: Technical and official trials.

April 21st 2006: Completed as HUMBERBORG for Scheepvaartonderneming Hudsonborg B.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands. Registered. Manager; Wagenborg Shipping B.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands

Humberborg © Aleksi Lindström  (Rendsburg, 20/06/2007)

October 2014: Renamed AASFJORD for AS Aasen Bulk, Mosterhamn, Norway. Registered Manager; Aasen Shipping & Chartering, Serklauvvegen 115 N-5440 Mosterhamn. Norway.

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

Aasfjord © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 31/08/2019)

March 17th 2021: 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: Aleksi Lindström, Frits Olinga and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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