MV Skiathos Reefer
Ex Nissos Skiathos, Antarctic, Antarcticore
Antarctic © Mike Griffiths
Steel single screw motor (Standard Class) vessel built in 1970 by Drammen Slip & Verksted, Drammen (Yard No 67) as Refrigerated Cargo ship
- Length: 140.72 m (overall) 131.93 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 18.04 m
Depth: 11.64 m
Draught: 8.311 – 9.024 m
Tonnage: 4847 – 4897 gross/2438 – 2540 net/7578 – 7823 deadweight
Engines: Oil 2SA 8-cylinder Sulzer type 8RND68 diesel
Power: 8827 kW/12000 bHP
Speed: 23 knots (max)
Capacity: G; 9339 m³ Ins; 10,200m³
Call Sign: DACL, 3EJE, SVXH
IMO Number: 7006297
Official Number: 8511-HA-F
Port of Registry: Hamburg/Germany, Piraeus/Greece
Sister Ships: 42 (including (63) Golar Nel, (75) Golar Girl, (76) Wild Flamingo, (86) Imouzzer)
1970: Completed as ANTARCTICORE. Registered owner; Intermare K.K., KS Kuhlschiff G/m/b. (Maritime Fruit Carriers Co. Ltd, Haifa, Israel). Manager; Christian F. Ahrenkiel & Salén Rederiet
1975: Renamed ANTARCTIC. Same owner.
© Mike Griffiths (all)
© Gordon Wise (@ Dover)
1986: Sold to Magna (Compania Naviera SA (Transcontinental Maritime & Trading), Greece and renamed NISSOS SKIATHOS.
1988: Renamed SKIATHOS REEFER. Registered owner; Magna (Compania Naviera SA (Transcontinental Maritime & Trading), Greece, Manager; Castle Shipholding S.A.
© Robbie Shaw (Hong Kong 22/07/86)
1993: In collision and sank, Nantong River, after sale for breaking up.
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: Mike Griffiths, Robbie Shaw and Gordon Wise for their assistance in producing this feature.
Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)