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MV Arklow Cape – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9757096

MV Arklow Cape

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster Ijmuiden 22082016

Steel single screw “C” class motor vessel built in 2016 by Scheepswerf Ferus Smit BV, Westerbroek, Netherlands (Yard No 425) as General Cargo ship for Arklow Shipping, Ireland.

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 6M25 Diesel
    Power: 1740 kW/2364 HP
    Speed: 12 knots
    Capacity: 6138.00 m³
    Call Sign: EISA9
    IMO Number: 9757096
    MMSI Number: 250004214
    BV Register Number: 29097E
    Port of Registry: Arklow/Ireland 🇮🇪
    Sister-Ships: Arklow Cadet (424), Arklow Castle (426), Arklow Clan (427), Arklow Cliff (428), Arklow Cloud (431), Arklow Coast (431), Arklow Cove (432 ), Arklow Clipper (429)

Current AIS Location

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“Second vessel in a series of 10 “C” Class”

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (Westerbroek, 22/09/2016)

October 21st 2016: Launched.

November 15th 2016: Sea trials.

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (Trials – River Ems,  15/11/2016)

November 18th 2016: Completed as ARKLOW CAPE for Owner: Crinnis Shipping Ltd (c/o Arklow Shipping). Manager: Arklow Shipping, Nederland.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 08/06/2021)

© Willem Oldenburg © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 18/07/2022)

January 19th 2023: Provisionally due at Dover from Dunkerque.

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, Willem Oldenburg and Frits Olinga for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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