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MV Arklow Cloud – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9757149

MV Arklow Cloud

© Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden,  21/04/2021)

Steel single screw “C” class motor vessel built in 2022 by Scheepswerf Ferus Smit BV, Westerbroek, Netherlands (Yard No 430) 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/4990t deadweight
    Engines: (1) 4T – 6 cylinder MaK 6M25 diesel
    Power: 1740 kW/2364 HP
    Speed: 12 knots
    Capacity: 6105.80 m³
    Call Sign: EIZJ9
    IMO Number: 9757149
    MMSI Number: 250006549
    Register Number: 29102K
    Port of Registry: Arklow/Ireland 🇮🇪
    Sister-Ships: Arklow Cadet (424), Arklow Castle (426), Arklow Cape (425), Arklow Clan (427), Arklow Cliff (428), Arklow Coast (431), Arklow Cove (432 ), Arklow Clipper (429)

Current AIS Location

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Technical Data

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (Delfzijl, 29/11/2021)

December 17th 2021: Launched.

© Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (Delfzijl, 17/12/2021)

January 24th 2022: Towed from Delfzijl to Eemshaven.

© Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (24/01/2021)

January 25th 2022: Trials.

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© Frits Olinga (Eemshaven 25/01/2022)

January 28th 2022: Completed as ARKLOW CLOUD for Cahore Shipping Ltd. Manager: Arklow Shipping ULC. North Quay, Arklow. Co Wicklow.Ireland.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 22/04/2022)

August 12th 2022: Went “technical” at Tilbury.

October 10th 2022: Called 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, 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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