Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Aasvik – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9433389

MV Aasvik

Ex Arklow Bridge

© Robert J Smith

© Robert J Smith (Tilbury, 06/07/2022)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2011 by Bodewes Scheepswerven BV., Hoogezand (Yard No 775) as General Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 116.08 m (overall) 109.65 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 15.8 m
  • Depth: 7.65 m
  • Draught: 6.38 m
  • Tonnage: 4723 gross/2724 net/7150t deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x Caterpillar-MaK 6 cylinder Caterpillar-MaK 6M32C diesel
  • Power: 2999 kW/HP
  • Speed: 14.0 knots
  • Capacity: 9.486 cbm 265 TEU .
  • Call Sign: PCKD, CQLB
  • MMSI Number: 255752000
  • IMO Number: 9433389
  • RI Number: 97051
  • Port of Registry: Rotterdam/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Gibraltar 🇬🇮, Madeira/Portugal 🇵🇹
  • Sister-Ship: Ensara (774), Damina (773), Cecilia (772), Belizia (771), Alesia (770)

Current AIS Location

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December 28th 2008: Keel laid.

January 28th 2011: Launched.

May 24th 2011: Sea trials on River Eems

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (Delfzijl, (Sea trials)  24/05/2011)

May 27th 2011: Delivered as ARKLOW BRIDGE to Arklow Shipping Nederland B.V.. Manager: Arklow Shipping Ltd.

© Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg.06/07/2011)

December 1st 2017: Renamed AASVIK for Aasen Bulk. Manager: Aasen Shipping A/S.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 22/02/2018)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 10/12/2020)

November 6th 2022: Called at Dover from Aagotnes, 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: Marcel and Ruud Coster, Aleksi Lindström, Frits Olinga and Robert J Smith for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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