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MV Bore Song – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9443566

MV Bore Song

© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg, 04/08/2011)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2011 by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), Flensburg, Germany (Yard No 745) as a RoRo Carrier

Technical Data

  • Length: 195.40 m (overall)  m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 26.20 m
  • Depth: 18.15 m
  • Draught: 7.40 m (max)
  • Tonnage: 25586 gross/7675 net/13625t deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x Wärtsilä 12V46F-CR diesel.
  • Power: 1200 kW/HP
  • Speed: 19.0 knots
  • Capacity: 50 reefer plugs/ 120 x 20 ft containers/2863 lane metres
  • Call Sign: PCLX, OJOW, PDFS
  • MMSI Number: 244130690
  • IMO Number: 9443566
  • Port of Registry: Amsterdam/The Netherland 🇳🇱, Helsinki/Finland 🇫🇮,  Rotterdam/The Netherlands 🇳🇱
  • Sister Ships: Bore Sea (744)

Current AIS Location

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June 5th 2001: Launched.

© Julian © Julian

© Julian

July 22nd 2011: Delivered to Bore Ltd, Helsinki, Finland (Rettig Group Ltd. Bore,Helsinki – Finland)

July 2011: Chartered to Mann Lines.

© Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg, 04/08/2011)

September 2011: Chartered to P&O for services between Teesport – Zeebrügge/Europoort.

May/June 2015: Scrubbers installed at Fayard.

© Peter Therkildsen

© Peter Therkildsen

July 2011 – February 2017: Registered Manager; Bore Ltd.,Helsinki – Finland. 

© Robert J Smith © Robert J Smith © Robert J Smith

© Robert J Smith (Teesport, 10/06/2015)

July 1st 2017: Transferred to Dutch flag home port Rotterdam.

© Cedric Hacke © Cedric Hacke

© Cedric Hacke (Zeebrugge, 06/07/2019)

Bore Song at Tilbury 2 on the river Thames © Forth Ports

May 17th 2020:  Conducted berthing trials at the new “Tilbury 2 Container Port”.

© Mark Stanford - (Dover Strait Shipping) © Mark Stanford - (Dover Strait Shipping) © Mark Stanford - (Dover Strait Shipping) © Mark Stanford - (Dover Strait Shipping)

© Mark Stanford – (Dover Strait Shipping)

March 18th 2020: Resumed Teesport – Zeebrugge.

December 2022: Charter to P&O completed.

2022: Chartered to  Transfennica. Services Lubeck – Rauma/Hanko/Kotka/Paldiski

April 8th 2024: Came off service at Lubeck and sailed for Dublin.

April 2024: To be chartered to Stena Line for services Dublin – Liverpool (Birkenhead). 

April 12th 2024: Arrived Dublin for trials.

© Robbie Cox © Robbie Cox

© Robbie Cox (Dublin, 12/04/2024)

April 12th 2024: Left Dublin.

April 13th 2024: Arrived Liverpool (Birkenhead) to take up service (15/04/2024).

© Ian Collard

© Ian Collard (Arriving at Twelve Quays, Birkenhead,  13/04/2024)

© Robert Foy © Robert Foy © Robert Foy

🆕 © Robert Foy (Birkenhead,  13/04/2024)

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: Ian Collard, Robbie Cox, Robert Foy, Cedric Hacke, Aleksi Lindström, Nigel Scutt & Mark Stanford (Dover Strait Shipping), Robert J Smith, Peter Therkildsen Forth Ports and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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