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MV Aura – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9395276

MV Aura

© Gena Anfimov

Aura – © Gena Anfimov (Inbound to port of Klaipeda, 21/07/2017)

Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2008 by Gdanska Stocznia “Remontowa” im, J.Pilsudskiego Spolka Akcyjna, Gdansk (Yard N0 1694) as as a Heavy load carrier – multi-purpose deck cargo vessel – Strengthened for heavy cargoes – Container cargoes

Technical Data

  • Length: 101.8 m (overall) 95.5 m (between perpendiculars)Technical Data
  • Breadth: 18.80 m
    Depth: 6.55 m
    Draught: 4.90 m (Summer) 2.85m (Lightship)
    Tonnage: 3259 gross/1308 net/4710t deadweight (Summer)
    Engines: (2) 4T – 6 cyl Wärtsilä 6R32 diesel
    Power: 4440 kW/6032 bHP
    Speed: 13.0 knots (Trial) 12.0 knots (Service)
  • Pumps: 2 x Ballast pumps each 350 m³/h
    Capacity: Ballast: 4181 m³
  • Work Deck Area: 1558 m2
  • Call Sign: OJMS
    MMSI Number: 230601000
  • IMO Number: 9395276
  • Registry Number: 07863Y
    Port of Registry: Turku/Finland 🇫🇮

Current AIS Location

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October 27th 2006: Keel laid.

January 4th 2008: Completed for VG-Shipping Oy, Registered Manager: Meriaura Ltd

Aura – © Aleksi Lindström (Helsinki, 28/01/2008)

© Wil Weijsters © Wil Weijsters

Aura – © Wil Weijsters (New Waterway, 02/04/2016)

© Wil Weijsters

Aura – © Wil Weijsters (Western Scheldt, 04/07/2017)

February 24th 2022: 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: Gena Anfimov, Aleksi Lindström and Wil Weijsters their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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