Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Yong Xiang 9 (Ex Agulhas Stream) – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9158537

MV Yong Xiang 9

Ex Agulhas Stream

© Chris Hunsicker

© Chris Hunsicker

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1998 by Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (Yard No 311) as a General Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 150m (overall), 140.18m (registered)
  • Breadth of hull: 22m
  • Depth: 13.3m
  • Draught: 9.250m
  • Tonnage: 9,298 gros/4,983 net/11,048 deadweight
  • Engines: 1 (2T) 8 – cylinder MAN – B&W Type 8S50MC-C
  • Power: 12620kW
  • Speed: 21 knots
  • Capacity: 535,109 (cbft) 4,500 pallets, 218 TEU + 32 FEU or 136 TEU + 10 TEU (on deck), 42 TEU (holds), 126 Reefer Plugs
  • Holds: 4 cargo holds/8 temp. zones for refrigerated cargo
  • Call Sign: PJKV, YJXR9
  • IMO Number: 9158537
  • MMSI Number: 577632000
  • Registry: Willemstad/Curaçao 🇨🇼, Port Villa/Vanuatu 🇻🇺
  • Sister Ships: Benguela Stream (312), Klipper Stream (316), Timor Stream (318) ++

Current AIS Location

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September 20th 1997: Keel laid.

November 22nd 1997: Launched.

February 1st 1998: Completed.

1999: Registered Owner; Agulhas Stream GmbH 7 Co.

2006: Manager: Geest Line.

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2018: Port Operations transferred from Portsmouth to Dover.

April 1st 2018: YONG XIANG 9 for Owner: Yongxiang Shipping Intl Co Ltd. Manager: East Marine Services Co Ltd

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: “Ferryman” and Chris Hunsicker for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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