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MV Aasheim – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9247106

MV Aasheim

Ex Montana

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© Marcus S (Cuxhaven, 12/11/2022)

Steel single screw “IHDA MPC5700” design motor vessel built in 2001 by ATVT Sudnobudivnyi Zavod Zaliv, Kerch. Ukraine (Yard No 1202)(Hull) IHDA Shipbuilding Service B.V.. Krimpen aan den Lek, The Netherlands (Yard No 201) (Completion) as a General cargo ship – self discharger.

Technical Data

  • Length: 107.05 m (overall) 100.31 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 15.30 m
  • Depth: 8.30 m
  • Draught: 6.34 m (Loaded)
  • Tonnage: 4112 gross/2267 net/5826t deadweight (Summer)
  • Engines: 1 x MaK 6M32 – 4 stroke single acting 6 -cylinder diesel.
  • Power: 2880 kW/3915 bHP
  • Speed: 12.0 knots (Loaded) 13 knots (Ballast)
  • Capacity: 325 x 20ft containers/Total: 282.400 ft³ / 7.996,67 m³
  • Cargo Gear: 1 x Excavator type Hitachi ZX800
  • Call Sign: PBDC, LAEN6, ZDKD8, CQLJ
  • MMSI Number: 255769000
  • IMO Number: 9247106
  • Register Italiano Number: 94511
  • Port of Registry: Rotterdam/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Haugesund/Norway 🇳🇴 , Gibraltar 🇬🇮, Madeira/Portugal 🇵🇹
  • Sister-Ship: Sylvia (167), Sambre (168), Ameland (169), Lekstroom (204), Lingestroom (205) 


Current AIS Location

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August 27th 1989: Contract date.

September 2000: Keel laid.

February 16th 2001: Launched.

August 4th 2001: Delivered as MONTANA to Rederij Montalex, Rotterdam – The Netherlands. Manager: Pieter Pomp, Rotterdam – The Netherlands.

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April 2005: AASHEIM for Owner/Manager: Assen Shipping, Mosterhamn, The Netherlands.

© Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee (Terneuzen, 28/06/2006)

© Barry Graham © Barry Graham

© Barry Graham (Ellesmere Port, 04/08/2008)

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (IJmuiden, 25/09/2011)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (IJmuiden, 16/06/2015)

March 14th 2023: Called 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: Marcel and Ruud Coster, Fotoflite, Barry Grahem, Henk Guddee and Marcus S and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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