Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Agulhas Stream – Past and Present

MV 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
  • IMO Number: 9158537
  • MMSI Number: 306354000
  • Registry: Willemstad/Curaçao
  • Sister Ships: Benguela Stream, Klipper Stream, Timor Stream

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.

We would like to thank: “Ferryman” and Chris Hunsicker for their assistance in producing this feature. All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for errors and omissions.

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

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