Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV BBC Magellan – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9569528

MV BBC Magellan

Ex Extum

BBC Magellan – © Aleksi Lindström  (Rendsberg, 25/06/2017)

Steel single screw” BBC Atlantic class motor vessel built in 2010 by Dalian Fishing Vessel Co. (Yard No 2008 – 1203) as a Multipurpose Tweendecker dry cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 115.47 m (overall) 111.6 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 16.84 m
    Depth: 7.95 m
    Draught: 5.7 m
    Tonnage: 5344 gross/2382 net/6264.13t deadweight
    Engines: 1x MaK 8M32C – 8 cylinder diesel engine 6.840 kW
    Power: kW/HP
    Speed:  knots
    Capacity (Hold): 9,329 cbm / 329,450 cbft/ Floor space under deck 2,093 sqm / 22,529 sqft – Floor space on deck 1,046 sqm / 11,259 sqft/Container intake 336 TEU nominal 330 TEU at 14 mt homogeneously loaded
  • Cargo Handling: 2 NMF cranes situated portside 60 mt capacity each / 120 mt capacity combined
  • Call Sign: V2ES6
    MMSI Number:
  • IMO Number: 9569528
  • DNV id: G115071
  • Official number: 4717
    Port of Registry:
     Germany, St John’s/ Antigua Barbuda
    Sister Ships: BBC Atlantic, BBC Pacific, BBC Adriatic, BBC Baltic, BBC Caribbean, BBC Hollum, BBC Marmara, BBC Ocean

Current AIS Location

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November 15th 2007: Contract date.

August 8th 2008: Keel laid.

September 21st 2009: Launched.

November 10th 2010: Completed as EXTUM for Extum. Manager; Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co KG, Leer (Germany)

© Cees Bustraan © Cees Bustraan © Cees Bustraan © Cees Bustraan

BBC Magellan – © Cees Bustraan (Willemstad 08/03/2014)

July 1st 2017: Registered Owner; MS “Hullbalje, Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG. Manager; Briese Dry Cargo GmbH & Co. KG.

BBC Magellan – © Aleksi Lindström  (Rendsberg, 25/06/2017)

May 27th 2021: Due in Dover from Casablanca.

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: Cees Bustraan and Aleksi Lindström for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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