Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Aastun – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9321407

MV Aastun

Ex HudsonBorg

© Erwin Willemse

Aastun © Erwin Willemse ( Ijmuiden 11/04/2018)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2006 by Koninklijke Niestern Sander B.V Delfzijl, The Netherlands (Yard No 827) as a General cargo ship – heavy cargo – Container ship Self-discharger.

Technical Data

  • Length: 113.76 m (overall) 107.63 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 14.40 m
    Depth: 8.10 m (moulded)
    Draught: 6.57 m
    Tonnage: 4280 gross/2260 net/6041t 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: PHGD, ZDPA4
    MMSI Number: 236655000
  • IMO Number: 9321407
    Port of Registry: Delfzijl/The Netherlands, Gibraltar
  • Sister Ship: Humberborg

Location Data

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June 24th 2004: Keel laid.

2006: Launched.

August 24th 2006: Completed as HUDSONBORG for Scheepvaartonderneming Hudsonborg B.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands. Registered. Manager; Wagenborg Shipping B.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands

© Henk Guddee

Hudsonborg © Henk Guddee (Terneuzen, 09/04/2007)

Hudsonborg © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg eastbound in NOK Kiel Canal, 01/07/2010)

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

© Ken Smith © Ken Smith

Aastun © Ken Smith (Gravesend 01/06/2015)

© Willem Oldenburg © Willem Oldenburg

Aastan © Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 03/03/2016)

February 4th 2021: Arrived in Dover from Kopervik (Norway).

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: Henk Guddee, Aleksi Lindström, Willem Oldenburg, Ken Smith and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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