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MV Baltic Erica – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9194476

MV Baltic Erica

Ex Atlantic Erica

© David Pratt

© David Pratt (Tauranga harbour, 18/04/2008)

Steel single screw ”Atlantic Iris” Class motor vessel built in 1999 by Shin Kurushima Dockyard (Yard No 7118) as a refrigerated cargo/vehicles vessel

Technical Data

  • Length:97 m (overall) 136.36 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth:80 m
  • Depth: 10 m
  • Draught:18 m
  • Tonnage:00 gross/ 5349.00 net/ 11791 deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x Mitsubishi-Kobe Hatsudok 8UEC52LS 2 stroke S.A Diesel
  • Power: 9,267 kW/14960 bHP
  • Speed: 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: V7AO7, C6EW6
  • IMO Number: 9194476
  • RI Number: 103010
  • Port of Registry: Majuro/Marshall Islands 🇲🇭, Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸
  • Sister-Ship: Atlantic Iris (7112), Atlantic Hollyhock (7113)

Current AIS Location

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June 30th 1998: Keel laid.

July 30th 1999: Launched.

December 14th 1999: Completed as ATLANTIC ERICA for Owner/Manager: Eiko Maritime SA. Manager:

April 14th 2010: Manager: CSL Maritime SA (Tokyo Branch).

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 23/10/2012)

© Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 26/10/2012)

January 22nd 2014: Registered Owner: Sasanqua Shipping SA.

December 2020: Renamed BALTIC ERICA for Owner: Celta Shipping SA (c/o OWH Shipmanagment). Manager: OWH Shipmanagement GmbH.

February 21st 2024: Provisionally 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, Willem Oldenburg and David Pratt for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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