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MV GT Cetus (Ex Beaumonde) – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9278349

MV GT Cetus

Ex Beaumonde, Blue Star

© Simonwp

© Simonwp (Chowderness, 19/07/2022)

Steel single screw “Damen Combi Freighter 3850” motor vessel built in 2004 by JSC “Zaliv Shipyard”, Kerch (Hull) Damen Shipyard Bergum, Bergum. The Netherlands (Yard No 9349)(Completion) as a General dry cargo ship – Heavycargo .

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.60 m (overall) 84.99 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 12.50 m
  • Depth: 7.0 m
  • Draught: 5.42 m (Summer) 5.28m (Winter)
  • Tonnage: 2545 gross/1460 net/3820 t deadweight (Summer)
  • Engines: 1 x Caterpilar Motoren/MaK 8M20 – 4 stroke 8 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 1520 kW/2065 bHP
  • Speed: 12.5 knots
  • Capacity: 186 x 20ft containers/5.250 m³ / 185.331 ft³
  • Call Sign: PBBI, V2RB5
  • MMSI Number: 305943000
  • IMO Number: 9278349
  • Official Number: 42695
  • DNV iD Number: 37324
  • Port of Registry: Lemer/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Sneek/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Rotterdam/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Antigua & Barbuda 🇦🇬
  • Sister-Ship: Esperance (9334), Artemis (9348), Hathor (9368), Blue Nay (9397), Conformity (9398), Clare Christine (9399), Johanna Desiree (9409) + others


Current AIS Location

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June 26th 2002: Keel laid.

June 18th 2003: Launched.

September 29th 2004: Completed as BLUE STAR for Owner/Manager: Tristar Shipping B.V..

April 13th 2005: Registered Owner: Blue Star Scheepvaartonderneming, Lemmer – The Netherlands

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (IJmuiden, 15/10/2009)

© Marcus S

© Marcus S (Cuxhaven, 13/05/2010)

December 2011: BEAUMONDE for Owner: Beaumonde B.V.. Manager: Focus Shipmanagement, Alexanderstraat 2-1.. Sneek. The Netherlands.

© Marcus S

© Marcus S (Kiel, 13/10/2012)

December 10th 2013: Manager: Focus Shipmanagement B.V..

July 4th 2018: Registered Owner: Vertom UCS Beaumonde B.V..

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (IJmuiden, 29/04/2020)

June 12th 2023: Provisionally due at Dover.

June 29th 2023: Renamed GT CETUS.

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, Fotoflite, Marcus S and Simonwp for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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