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MV Cool Girl – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9194921

MV Cool Girl

Ex Santa Lucia

© Erwin Willemse

Cool Girl  – © Erwin Willemse (Velsen-Zuid 01/11/2020)

Steel single screw motor vessel “SEATRADE SANTAS 1999” built in 2000 by Kitanihon Shipbuilding, Hachinohe, Japan (Yard No 313) as a Refrigerated Cargo Vessel.

Technical Data

  • Length: 143 m (overall) 133.61 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 21.80 m
    Depth: 13.01 m
    Draught: 9.27 m (Summer)
    Tonnage: 8507 gross/4734 net/9666t deadweight (Summer)
    Engines: 1 x Mitsubishi Type 8UEC50LSII  – 2 stroke single acting 8 cylinder
    Power: 12621 kW/17148 bHP
    Speed:  19.8 knots
    Capacity: 4 Holds/ 236 containers/135 Reefer/12.410 m³
  • Cargo Gear: 2 x Cranes – SWL 40,0 t/2 x Cranes – SWL 8,0 t
    Call Sign: PEAO, PJPL, PBFC, A8IP5, 3FOM6
    IMO Number: 9194921
  • Official Register Number: 6931 ZG 2001
    Port of Registry: Groningen/The Netherland, Willemstad Netherlands Antilles, Groningen/The Netherlands, Monrovia/Liberia, Panama
    Sister-Ship: Santa Maria, Santa Catharina

Current AIS Location

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1999: Launched as SANTA LUCIA II.

March 13th 1999: Completed as SANTA LUCIA for Santa Lucia Beheermaatschappij B.V., Groningen – The Netherlands. Manager: Seatrade Groningen B.V..

January 2001: Owner; Santa Lucia Beheermaatschappij B.V., Groningen – The Netherlands. Manager: Seatrade Groningen B.V..

April 2004: Registered Owner; Santa Lucia Shipping Co. NV.. Operator: Geest Line.

January 30th 2006: Registered Owner; Santa Lucia Shipping Co. NV..
Manager; Triton Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG, Hafenstraße 6. 26789 Leer. Germany. Operator: Geest Line

February 15th 2006: Owner; Santa Lucia Schiffahrtsgesell. m.b.H. & Co. K.G.. Registered Owner; Santa Lucia Maritime Inc.

© Yvon Perchoc

Santa Lucia – © Yvon Perchoc (Fort de France (Martinique – WI), 05/04/2007)

© Simonwp

Santa Lucia  – © Simonwp (Kiel, 01/08/2008)

Santa Lucia  – © Aleksi Lindström (Rotterdam, 19/06/2013)

January 27th 2015: Whilst en-route to Philadelphia ran aground near Miah Maull Shoal (ship channel in Delaware Bay, off of Cumberland County, New Jersey. U.S.A.). Local Coast Guard personnel examined the grounded vessel to determine whether it was leaking fuel or presented a danger to navigation. trade and was enroute to Philadelphia. Re-floated with own power.

July 8th September 2019: Laid up at Elefsis Anchorage.

July 2019: Renamed COOL GIRL for Daylight Shipping S.A., Athens – Greece. Manager; Lavinia Corp,  Athens – Greece. Manager; Triton Schiffahrts GmbH

October 25th 2019: Sailing ban imposed by Port State Control in Atina. 

November 2nd 2019: At Tuzla Anchorage.

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

Cool Girl  – © Erwin Willemse (Velsen-Zuid 01/11/2020)

December 3rd 2020: On the Gulf of Guinea 38 miles southwest of Agbami Terminal  attacked by 16 pirates in two speedboats. She initiated anti-pirate measures, whereupon the pirates fired upon her without hitting anyone, but damage to the bridge. Assisted by the Nigerian Navy. 

August 2nd 2021: Due at Dover.


Cool Girl – 🆕© Dover Strait Shipping (Dover, 02/08/2021)

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: Dover Strait Shipping,  Aleksi Lindström, Yvon Perchoc, Simonwp and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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