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MV CSL Trimnes – Past and Present

IMO Number: 8908583

MV CSL Trimnes

Ex Trimnes, Express

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

CSL Trimnes – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 03/06/2011)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1990 by Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (Yard No 635) as a Bulk Carrier.

Technical Data

  • Length: 149.5 m (overall) 140 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 24 m
    Depth: 13.1 m
    Draught: 8.4 m
    Tonnage: 14145gross/4244 net/17309t deadweight
    Engines: 1 x ‘Mitsubishi/Akasaka’ 6 cylinder 6UEC45LA diesel
    Power: kW/HP
    Speed: 13.5 knots
    Capacity: 17.027 cbm
    Call Sign: VNAW, 3FYO5, 9HA2707
    MMSI Number: 215349000
  • IMO Number: 8908583
  • DNV iD Number: 16580
    Port of Registry:  Hobart/Australia 🇦🇺, Panama 🇵🇦, St Johns/Antigua & Barbuda 🇦🇬, Germany 🇩🇪,Valletta/Malta 🇲🇹

Current AIS Location

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March 1st 1990: Keel laid.

June 8th 1990: Launched.

October 1st 1990: Completed as EXPRESS for Owner: Howard Smith Industries Pty.Ltd. Operator: Howard Smith Industries Pty.Ltd.

© Glenn Towler

Express – © Glenn Towler (Hobart, 24/09/1995)

1996: Renamed TRIMNES for owner: Trimnes Shipping S.A.

May 29th 2000: ISM Manager: Jebsens PTC Inc.

© Ken Smith © Ken Smith © Ken Smith

Trimnes – © Ken Smith (Gravesend, 18/03/2009)

© Moolen © Moolen

Trimnes – © Moolen

2011: Renamed CSL TRIMNES for CSL Europe Ltd. Manager: CSL Norway. ISM Manager: V Ships UK Ltd.

CSL Trimnes – © Marcus S (Hamburg, 12/03/2021)

March 31st 2022: Due at Dover from Djupevik, Norway

CSLTrimnes – © Mike Jackson and Dover Strait Shipping (Dover, 31/03/2022)

April 3rd 2022: Left Dover for Lessreman (Norway).

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, Mike Jackson, Moolen, Marcus S, Ken Smith and Glenn Towler for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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