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MV Eastern Vanquish – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9411836

MV Eastern Vanquish

Ex Bijlberg

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 23/03/2023)

Steel single screw “Bijlsma Trader 3250” motor vessel built in 2012 by NSC Marine Corporation (Nine Sun Group) Nantong. China (Hull) Veka Shipyard Lemmer B.V. (Bijlsma Shipyard), Lemmer. The Netherlands (Yard No 772)(Completion) as a General Cargo – Container ship – Heavy cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.97 m (overall) 84.99 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 11.80 m
  • Depth: 6.95 m
  • Draught: 5.05 m (Max)
  • Tonnage: 2281 gross/1170 net/3250t deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x Wärtsilä 8L80C- 4 stroke single acting 8 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 1440 kW/2037 bHP
  • Speed: 11.0 knots
  • Capacity: 104 x 20ft containers/155.300 ft³ / 4.400 m³
  • Call Sign: PCPG, 2IXV6
  • MMSI Number: 235113663
  • IMO Number: 9411836
  • BV Register Number: 10020T
  • Port of Registry: Werkendam/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, London/UK 🇬🇧
  • Sister-Ship: + multiple+


Current AIS Location

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November 24th 2009: Launched

August 2nd 2012: Completed as BIJLBERG for Bijlberg C.V.. Werkendam. The Netherlands. Manager: Q Shipping B.V., Barendrecht – The Netherlands

December 2012: Manager: VMS Shipping B.V., Winschoten – The Netherlands

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 05/06/2015)

November 2015: Renamed EASTERN VANQUISH for Eastern Shipping Ltd. Manager: NedNor B.V.. Groningen. The Netherlands

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 27/05/2022)

March 11th 2023: “Suffered a fire in the front hold in the Bentinck Dock in King’s Lynn. Items on fire were removed from the vessel immediately and the fire was extinguished by the crew. The fire brigade checked the area with thermal imaging cameras and found no remaining hot spots. The crew was advised to mount a 24-hour watch for the next 24 hours. All Coastguard assets later stood down.”.

July 19th 2023: Due at Dover to load grain for Belfast.


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: Marcel and Ruud Coster and Fotoflite for their assistance in producing this feature.

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



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