MV Atlantic Acanthus
ex Atlantic Iris
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1999 by Shin Kurushima Dockyard (Yard No 7112) as a refrigerated cargo/vehicles vessel
- Length: 144.52 m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 21.80 m
- Depth: 13.10 m
- Draught: 9.18 m
- Tonnage: 9,649.00 gross/ 5,349.00 net/ 11,788 deadweight
- Engines: 1 x 7-cylinder Kobe diesel
- Power: 9,267 kW/HP
- Speed: 18.5 knots (max. sea speed), 21.8 knots (max trial)
- Capacity: 4 hatchways, REF 14286 DRY; TEU-120 FEU-88 REF; TEU-80 FEU-80
- Call Sign: 3FGO9, C6ZG7
- IMO Number: 9189897
- Official Number: 9189897
- Port of Registry: Panama, Nassau/Bahamas
- Sister-Ship: Atlantic Hollyhock
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December 1998: Launched.
March 1999: Completed as ATLANTIC IRIS.
© Simonwp (River Schelde, 01/08/2001)
2005: Registered owner; LA Chemics Inc. Managers; Orient Marine Co., Ltd
2006: Registered owner; Tri-Tankship SA
© Robert Fournier (Dover, 25/08/2007)
© Henk Guddee (Terneuzen, 20/06/2007)
© David Pratt (Tauranga, 28/05/2011) (left) and © Daniel Ferro (Gibraltar, 11/07/2009) (right)
May 9th 2011: Sold to Chartworld (Lobato Investments Ltd) and renamed ATLANTIC ACANTHUS. Manager; Seatrade Groningen.
© Juan Carlos C (Port of Valparaiso, Chile 20/01/2012).
© Ed Connell (left) and © Nigel Scutt (Dover Marina) (right)
© Frits Olinga (River Ems, 05/08/2018).
August 18th 2019: Due at Dover.
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