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MV Arklow Cadet – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9757084

MV Arklow Cadet

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

Arklow Cadet – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (IJmuiden, 02/03/2021)

Steel single screw “C” class motor vessel built in 2016 by Scheepswerf Ferus Smit B.V. Netherlands (Yard No 424) as General Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 87.4 m (overall) 84.99 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 14.99 m
  • Depth: 7.12 m
  • Draught: 6.26 m
  • Tonnage: 2999 gross/1692 net/5085t deadweight
  • Engines: (1) 4T – 6 cylinder MaK Diesel
  • Power: 1740 kW/2364 HP
  • Speed: 12 knots
  • Capacity: 6138.00 m³
  • Call Sign: EIRP3
  • IMO Number: 9757084
  • MMSI Number: 250004022
  • Official Number: 404706
  • Register Number: 29096D
  • Port of Registry: Arklow/Ireland
  • Sister-Ship: Arklow Castle (426), Arklow Cape (425), Arklow Clan (427), Arklow Cliff (428)

Current AIS Location

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June 9th 2016: Launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit.

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

Arklow Cadet – © Frits Olinga (Westerbroek yard, 10/06/2016)

Shipspotting Nederland

July 8th 2016: Towed from Westerbroek yard to Delfzijl for completion.

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

Arklow Cadet – © Frits Olinga (08/07/2016)

July 11th 2016: River Ems, sea trials.

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

Arklow Cadet – © Frits Olinga (River Ems, 11/07/2016)

July 14th 2016: Completed. Registered Owner; Crinnis Shipping Ltd. Ship Manager; Arklow Shipping, Nederland.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

Arklow Cadet – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 07/03/2018)

January 24th 2022: Due at Dover.

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: Marcel and Ruud Coster and Frits Olinga for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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