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MV Crown Topaz – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9191498

MV Crown Topaz

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 29/10/2020)

Steel single screw ”Crown Emerald series” motor vessel built in 1996 by Iwagi Zosen Co., Ltd. Kamijima. Japan (Yard No SF-180) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 151.99 m (overall) 139.40 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 23.00m
    Depth: 13.00 m
    Draught: 8.70 m (Summer)
    Tonnage: 10527gross/5406 net/10318t deadweight
    Engines: 1x Mitsubishi 6UEC60LSII – 2 stroke single acting 6 cylinder diesel
    Power: 1195 kW/16200 bHP
    Speed: 22.6 knots (Trial)
    Capacity: 70 Reefer Plugs/194 x 20ft containers/15.509 m³
    Call Sign: 3FAS9, C6DUF
    MMSI Number: 311000788
  • IMO Number: 9191498
    Port of Registry:
    Panama City/Panama 🇵🇦, Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸
    Sister Ships: Crown Emma (164), Crown Garnet (165), Crown Jade (166), Crown Opal (167), Crown Ruby (171), Crown Sapphire (172), Emerald (181), Elvira (182)

Current AIS Location

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June 11th 1998: Keel laid.

October 3rd 1998: Launched as CROWN TOPAZ for Owner: Wanger Management SA. Operator: NY Cool

January 13th 1999: First movement.

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September 8th 2008: Manager: Shoei Kisen Kaisha Ltd. Operator: Cool Carriers AB.

© Frank Behrends © Frank Behrends © Frank Behrends

© Frank Behrends (Hansweert, 17/06/2014)

© Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (Terneuzen, 16/02/2017)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Rozenburg, 04/08/2018)

© Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (Panama, 20/10/2019)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 29/10/2020)

May 30th 2024: Due at Dover

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: Frank Behrends, Marcel and Ruud Coster, Fotoflite and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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