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MV Ice River (Ex Cordoba Carrier) – Cargo from the Past

IMO Number: 9078452

MV Ice River

Ex Cordoba Carrier

© Lappino

© Lappino (Masan Port, 26/03/2016)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1993 by Kyokuyo Shipyard Corp (Yard No 382) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 121.90 m (overall) 115.27 m (Between perpendiculars)
    Breadth of hull: 18.20 m
  • Depth: 9.90m
    Draught: 7.315 m
    Tonnage: 4833 gross/2799 net/6065 deadweight
    Engines: 2 SA 6-cylinder Kobe (Nagasaki Works) diesels
    Power/Propellers: 5295 kW/1
    Speed: 17.0 knots (21 knots trial)
    Capacity: 4 holds (B 7,157.00 REF 6,421 DRY; FEU 17 CAR x 235
    Call Sign: C6LZ7, UVIB6
  • MMSI Number: 273290510
  • IMO Number: 9078452
  • RS Number: 933040
  • Registry: Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸, Monrovia/Liberia 🇱🇷, Vladivostok/Russia 🇷🇺
    Sister Ships: Andalucia Carrier (377), Granada Carrier (378) , Sevilla Carrier (387), Toledo Carrier (386).

Current AIS Location

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April 6th 1993: Keel laid.

June 7th 1993: Launched.

September 16th 1993: Completed. Recorded Manager: Norbulk Shipping UK, Glasgow

March 1999: Recorded Owner : Cordoba Shipping, Glasgow.

© Gianpaolo

© Gianpaolo (2003)

February 6th 2006: Seen at Dover

© Ed Connell

© Ed Connell ( Dover)

December 21st 2012: Seen at Dover.

© Nigel Thornton © Nigel Thornton © Nigel Thornton

© Nigel Thornton (Dover, 21/12/2012)

March 19th 2021: ICE RIVER  for Registered Owner: Optima-n LLC. Manager: Kargo Pacific Co Ltd.

Edmund Ziegler Collection

Edmund Ziegler Collection


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: Ed Connell, Fotoflite,  Gianpaolo and Lappino for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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