Ex CSL Clyde, Clydenes, Arklow Bridge
Aasnes – © Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 27/06/2021)
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1996 by Appledore Ferguson Shipbuilding Ltd. Appledore. United Kingdom (Yard No 161) as a General cargo, with self discharger
- Length: 99.96 m (overall) 95.18m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 17.0 m
Depth: 8.70 m
Draught: 6.76 m (Max)
Tonnage: 4783gross/2519 net/7580t deadweight
Engines: 1 x MaK 6M32 – 8 cylinder diesel
Power: kW/3590 bHP
Speed: 12.5 knots (Max) 10.0 (Loaded) 11.0 (Ballast)
Capacity: Hold 1: 165.915 ft³ – Hold 2: 146.372 ft³/ Total: 312.287 ft³
- Excavator: 1 x Hitachi ZX870 LCH 5 – Discharge capacity: 600 t/h
Call Sign: 9HQQ9, ZDQH9
MMSI Number: 236701000
- IMO Number: 9101546
Port of Registry: Arklow/Ireland, Bergen/Norway, Valetta/Malta, Gibraltar
- Sister Ships: Arklow Brook
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May 17th 1995: Keel laid.
November 4th 1995: Launched.
January 3rd 1996: Completed as ARKLOW BRIDGE for Devon Line Ltd. Manager; Arklow Shipping.
Arklow Bridge – © Wil Weijsters (Rotterdam, 24/11/2004)
2005: Registered Owner: Capstan Sg Ltd
April 2005: CLYDENES for Capstan Sg Ltd.
Clydenes – © Gerolf Drebes (01/05/2005)
2005: Registered Owner; Clydenes Sg Ltd and converted to self discharging bulk carrier by Navicon Shipyard Swinoujscie – Poland
Clydenes – © Barry Graham (Ellesmere Port, 26/05/2008)
March 2011: CSL CLYDE. Registered Owner; CSL Europe International Limited, Berkshire
CSL Clyde – © Robert J Smith (New Brighton, 28/10/2014)
2017: AASNES. Registered Owner; Aasen Transport AS. Operator; Aasen Shipping, Serklauvvegen 115. 5440 Mosterhamn. Norway
Aasnes – © Ken Smith (Gravesend, 20/11/2017)
Aasnes – © Frits Olinga (Eemshaven, 07/06/2018)
July 5th 2021: Arrived in Dover.
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