Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Aasnes – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9101546

MV Aasnes

Ex CSL Clyde, Clydenes, Arklow Bridge

© Willem Oldenburg

© 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

Technical Data

  • 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: EICL, LAFF, 9HQQ9, ZDQH9
    MMSI Number: 236701000
  • IMO Number: 9101546
    Port of Registry: Arklow/Ireland , Bergen/Norway , Valetta/Malta, Gibraltar
  • Sister Ships: Arklow Brook (160)

Current AIS Location

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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.

© Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (Rotterdam, 24/11/2004)

2005: Registered Owner: Capstan Sg Ltd

April 2005:  CLYDENES for Capstan Sg Ltd.

© Gerolf Drebes

© Gerolf Drebes (01/05/2005)

2005: Registered Owner; Clydenes Sg Ltd and converted to self discharging bulk carrier by Navicon Shipyard Swinoujscie – Poland

© Barry Graham

© Barry Graham (Ellesmere Port, 26/05/2008)

March 2011: CSL CLYDE. Registered Owner; CSL Europe International Limited, Berkshire

© Robert J Smith © Robert J Smith

© Robert J Smith (New Brighton, 28/10/2014)

2017: AASNES. Registered Owner; Aasen Transport AS. Operator; Aasen Shipping, Serklauvvegen 115. 5440 Mosterhamn. Norway

© Ken Smith © Ken Smith

© Ken Smith (Gravesend, 20/11/2017)

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (Eemshaven, 07/06/2018)

July 5th 2021: Arrived in 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: Gerolf Drebes, Barry Graham, Willem Oldenburg, Frits Olinga, Ken Smith, Robert J Smith and Wil Wejsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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