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.
- 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)
Engines: 1 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
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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.
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.
Aasfjord © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 31/08/2019)
March 17th 2021: Due at Dover.
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