Amke – © Wil Weijsters (Bosphorus, 22/06/2009)
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2006 by Taizhou Sanfu Ship Engineering Co. Ltd., Taizhou (Yard No SF6500-2) as a Multi-purpose dry cargo ship
- Length: 115.48 m (overall) 111.63 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 16.85 m
Depth: 7.95 m
Draught: 5.7 m
Tonnage: 5232 gross/2382 net/642.6t deadweight
Engines: 1 x Caterpillar MaK 8M32C diesel
Power: 3840 kW/HP
Speed: 12.1 knots (Service)
Capacity: 8,702 cbm / 307,180 cbft/336 TEU
Call Sign: ZDHP9, CQIZ5
MMSI Number: 255806111
- IMO Number: 9374387
- DNV GL id: G111542
- Official number: TEMP538M
- Port of Registry: Germany, Gibraltar, Madeira/Portugal
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April 2nd 2004: Contract date.
December 24th 2004: Keel laid.
February 16th 2006: Launched as STRANDPLATE. Registered owner; Strandplate. Manager; Briese Schiffsahrts GmbH & Co
October 1st 2006: Renamed AMKE
October 27th 2006: Completed.
April 1st 2007: Registered owner; Osterhorn.
Amke – © Wil Weijsters (Bosphorus, 10/06/2011)
May 3rd 2018: Manager; Briese Dry Cargo GmbH & Co KG.
April 4th 2021: Arrived at Dover from Casablanca.
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