Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Angara – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9179842

MV Angara

Ex Fleet Star, Ocean Energy, BBC Karan, BBC Arctic, Scan Arctic, Rickmers Arctic, Scan Arctic

Angara – © Fabian Vornholt (Kiel, 12/02/2021)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1998 by PS Werften , Wolgast, Germany (Yard No 479) as a RoRo – LoLo Heavy Lift cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 126.84 m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 20 m
    Depth: 11.50 m
    Draught: 6.7 m (Summer)
    Tonnage: 8811gross/2739 net/7331t deadweight
    Engines: 1 x MAN/B&W 12V32/40 diesel
    Power: 5769kW/7828 bHP
    Speed: 14 knots
    Capacity:  628 TEU – 24 Reefer Plugs/ 340.00 cu ft Grain – 530.00 Bale
    Call Sign: A8WD4, UBYT2
    MMSI Number: 273210440
  • IMO Number: 9179842
    Port of Registry: Germany, Douglas/Isle of Man, Germany, UK, Monrovia/Liberia, Germany, St Petersburg/Russia
    Sister Ships: Scan Bothnia, Scan Atlantic, Scan Hansa, Scan Finlandia, Scan Germania.

Current AIS Location

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March 17th 1998: Keel laid.

October 1st 1998: Completed. SCAN ARCTIC for Scanscott Shipping Services (Deutschland) GmbH. Manager; Komrowskibefrachtungskontor.

© Capt Jan Melchers

Scan Arctic – © Capt Jan Melchers

April 1st 2006: Renamed RICKMERS ARCTIC. Manager; Komrowskibefrachtungskontor 

© Henning Brauwers © Henning Brauwers © Henning Brauwers © Henning Brauwers © Henning Brauwers

Rickmers Arctic – © Henning Brauwers (Shanghai, 22/04/2006)

August 1st 2006: Renamed SCAN ARCTIC for Ocean Might Shipping Ltd c/o Kaalbye Shipping Ukraine KSU.

January 1st 2007 : Renamed BBC ARCTIC and chartered to BBC Chartering Owner;  Ocean Might Shipping Ltd c/o Kaalbye Shipping Ukraine KSU.

June 1st 2007: Renamed BBC KARAN still for Ocean Might Shipping Ltd c/o Kaalbye Shipping Ukraine KSU

© Ivan Meshkov © Ivan Meshkov © Ivan Meshkov

BBC Karan – © Ivan Meshkov (Atlantic Ocean, 19/12/2011)

May 1st 2013: Renamed OCEAN ENERGY still for Ocean Might Shipping Ltd c/o Kaalbye Shipping Ukraine KSU

Ocean Energy – © Aleksi Lindström (Terneuzen, 29/06/2014)

January 1st 2019: Renamed FLEET STAR for Registered Owner; Navigarden Llc. Manager; Universal Baltic Co Ltd.

© Vladimir Knyaz © Vladimir Knyaz

Fleet Star © Vladimir Knyaz (Suez, 20/07/2019)

March 2020: Renamed ANGARA for Registered Owner & Manager; NB Shipping Co Ltd.

April 15h 2021: Due at Dover

🆕Angara – Dover Strait Shipping

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: Jurgen Braker, Henning Brauwers, Aleksi Lindström, Ivan Meshkov, Capt Jan Melchers, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping) and Fabian Vornholt for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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