Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Duncan Island – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9059638

MV Duncan Island

© Marc Piché

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1993 by Danyard, Frederikshavn, Denmark (Yard No 719) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 178.50m (overall) 166.20m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth of hull: 25.20m (overall)
  • Depth:
  • Draught: 9.20m (max)
  • Tonnage: 14,061 gross/14,140 deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x MAN-B&W/Hyundai 8 – cylinder diesel
  • Power: 16320kW/22187 hp
  • Speed: 21.5 knots
  • Capacity: 17,637m³/434 x 20 ft containers
  • Call Sign: C6JS
  • IMO Number: 9059638
  • MMSI Number: 308704000
  • Registry: Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸
  • Sister Ships: Albemarle Island (716), Barrington Island (717), Charles Island (718), Hood Island (722)


Current AIS Location

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November 1st 1993: Launched.

© Marc Piché

© Marc Piché

December 21st 1993: Completed for Ecuadorian Noboa group.

© Henk Guddee © Henk Guddee  

© Henk Guddee

2015: Registered Owner; Difko LXXXIV K/S. Registered Manager; Trireme Vessel Management NV. Operator; Ecuadorian Line Inc.

© Ed Connell © Ed Connell  

© Ed Connell

November 26th 2023: 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 thank: Ed Connell, Henk Guddee and Marc Piché for their assistance in producing this feature. All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for errors and omissions.

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