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MV Bore Song – Past and Present

MV Bore Song

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

Current AIS Location

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June 5th 2001: Launched.

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

July 2011: Chartered to Mann Lines.


Bore Song – © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg, 04/08/2011)

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

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

© Robert J Smith  © Robert J Smith

© Robert J Smith

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

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

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)

March 18th 2020: Resumed Teesport – Zeebrugge.

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: Aleksi Lindström, Nigel Scutt & Mark Stanford (Dover Strait Shipping), Robert J Smith, 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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