MV Bon Vivant
Ex Vestfjord, Lotus, Nescio
Bon Vivant – (Ijmuiden 02/07/2018)
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1993 by Bijlsma Shipyard, Lemmer. Netherlands (Yard No 664) as a General Cargo ship
- Length: 81.7 m (overall) 76.95 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 11.0 m
Depth: 5.2 m
Draught: 4.13 m
Tonnage: 1596 gross/ net/2280t deadweight
Engines: Caterpillar diesel
Power: 957 kW/HP
Speed: 10.5 knots
Capacity: 3240 m3
Call Sign: YLOO
MMSI Number: 275482000
- IMO Number: 9052692
- Port of Registry: Netherlands, Liepaja/Latvia
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June 18th 1993: Launched
July 15th 1993: Completed as NESCIO; Rederij ms Nescio, Den Helder, Netherlands.
1997: NESCIO; C.V. Scheepvaartonderneming Spanjersberg, Den Helder, Netherlands.
Nescio – © Frits Olinga (Dwelfzijl 18/12/1999)
March 2001: LOTUS; Busser Shipping B.V., H.W. Busser (Wagenborg Shipping B.V.), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Lotus – © Stan Muller (New Waterway 01/07/2007)
January 2011: VESTFJORD; Fonnes Rederi A/S. (Wagenborg Shipping B.V.), Delfzijl, Netherlands.
October 1st 2017: BON VIVANT; MV Bon Vivant SIA
Bon Vivant – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden 14/03/2020)
August 19th 2020: Arrived at Dover.
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