MV Arklow Racer
© Ken Smith
Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 2004 by Barkmeijer Stroobos B.V., Nederland (Yard No. 305) as a general cargo ship.
- Length: 89.99m (overall), 84.99m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth of hull: 14.0m (extreme)
- Depth: 7.15m
- Draught: 5.68m (summer)
- Tonnage: 2,999 gross/1,639 net/4390t deadweight
- Engines: 4T – 6-cylinder Caterpillar diesel.
- Power: 1800kW/2446 bhp
- Speed: 11.5 knots
- Capacity: 5928.00 ft³
- Call Sign: EIQM
- IMO Number: 9291729
- MMSI Number: 250016000
- Registry: Arklow/Ireland
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2004: Launched as ARKLOW RAINBOW
© Ken Smith
© Willem Oldenburg
2004: Registered owner; Invermore Shipping Ltd, London. Registered manager; Arklow Shipping, Ireland.
November 14th 2015: Called at Dover for engine repairs
© Mike Jackson
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