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MV Arklow Falcon – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9527659

MV Arklow Falcon

© Marcus S (Cuxhaven, 18/10/2020)

Single screw motor “Bijlsma 4500 design” vessel built in 2010 at Astilleros De Murueta S.A. (Yard No. 284) as a General Cargo ship for Arklow Shipping

Technical Data

  • Length: 89.95m (overall), 84.98m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth of hull: 14.4m
  • Depth: 7.35m (middle)
  • Draught: 5.79m
  • Tonnage: 2,998 gross/1,673 net/4500t deadweight
  • Engines: (1) 4T – 6 cylinder Caterpillar/MaK 6M25 diesel
  • Power: 1980 kW/2690 bhp
  • Speed: 11.5 knots
  • Capacity: Grain: 8.994 m³ Bales: 6.074 m³ – 214.491 ft³
  • Call Sign: EIJB8
  • MMSI Number: 250002033
  • IMO Number: 9527659
  • DNV id Number: 13424T
  • Registry: Arklow/Ireland 🇮🇪
  • Sister Ships: Arklow Forest (287), Arklow Field (286), Arklow Future (266), Arklow Freedom (265), Arklow Fern (285), Arklow Fame (262), Arklow Fortune (264), Arklow Flair (263).

Current AIS Location

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December 22nd 2008: Keel laid.

2010: Launched.

March 17th 2010: Delivered as ARKLOW FALCON for Sollube Naviera C-284 AIE (c/o Arklow Shipping ULC. North Quay, Arklow. Co Wicklow, Ireland. Manager: Arklow Shipping ULC. North Quay, Arklow. Co Wicklow. Ireland.


© Aleksi Lindström (Rensburg, 20/06/2011)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster  © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 04/09/2021)

September 5th 2022: Arrived at Dover.


© Mike Jackson (Dover Strait Shipping) (Dover, 05/09/2022)

March 17th 2023: Called 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, Dover Strait Shipping, Mike Jackson, Aleksi Lindström and Marcus S for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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