MV Acacia Seaways
Meleq – © Bob Scott (Gravesend, 17/10/2019)
Steel twin screw “RoRo 4100” motor vessel built in 2017 by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft GmbH& Co KG, Flensburg, Germany (Yard No) as a Roll-on / Roll-off carrier.
- Length: 209.79 m (overall) 197.74 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 26.0 m
Depth: 8.6 m
Draught: 6.8 m
Tonnage: 32770 gross/9832 net/11978t deadweight
Engines: 2 x MAN 8L48/60 CR diesel.
Speed: 20.6 knots
Capacity: 4076 lane meters
Call Sign: TCA440, ONKS, LYBX
MMSI Number: 277574000
- IMO Number: 9809112
- DNV GL id Number: 36768
Port of Registry: Turkey, Malta, Antwerp/Belgium, Klaipeda/Lithuania
Sister Ships: Gardenia Seaways, Tulipa Seaways, Alf Pollak, Maria Grazia Onorato, Fadiq, Leevsten, Liekut
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March 9th 2016: Contract date.
June 16th 2016: Keel struck.
November 18th 2016: Launched as MELEQ.
April 10th 2017: Delivered to FSG RoRo Carriers Ltd, Istanbul, Turkey.
April 17th 2017: Left Flensburg for the Mediterranean.
July 26th 2017: Sold to Alternative Tasimacilik AS, Istanbul, Turkey.
Meleq – © Simonwp (Europort, 15/05/2019)
Meleq – © Robert J Smith (Tilbury, 03/11/2019)
February 20th 2020: Sold to CLDN Ro-Ro, SA, Luxemburg for services between Zeebrugge – Purfleet.
April 16th 2021: Acquired by DFDS Seaways and renamed ACACIA SEAWAYS. Chartered back for continued operation on CLdN’s Zeebrugge-Purfleet-Esbjerg route.
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