Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Eems Cobalt – Past and Present

Mv Eems Cobalt

Ex Anmar S, Fast Sim, Veritas

Eems Cobalt – © Aleksi Lindström

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1993 by Peters Scheepswerf BV Kampen a/d Ijssel. The Netherlands (Yard No 432) as a Multi-purpose, general cargo ship/bulk carrier.

Technical Data

  • Length: 82.02 m (overall) 77.75 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.40 m
    Depth: 4.90 m
    Draught: 3.85 m
    Tonnage: 1666 gross/861 net/2270t deadweight
    Engines: 1 x Wärtsilä 8FHD240 – 4 stroke 8 cylinder diesel
    Power: 1000 kW/1358 bHP
    Speed: 10 knots
    Capacity: Grain: 113.300 ft³/Bale: 110.800 ft³
    Call Sign: PIFO
    IMO Number: 9013062
    Port of Registry: Harlingen/The Netherlands, Kampen/The Netherlands, Delfzijl/The Netherlands

Current AIS Location

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November 30th 1992: Keel laid.

May 3rd 1993: Launched.

June 2nd 1993: Completed as VERITAS for Frederik Sjouke Switynk, Harlingen – The Netherlands. Manager; 2001 Poseidon Chartering B.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands

© Capt Jan Melchers

Veritas – © Capt Jan Melchers

March 2001 – September 2005: Renamed FAST SIM for the same owner. Manager; Frederik Sjouke Switynk, Harlingen – The Netherlands.

   © Capt Jan Melchers

© Aleksi Lindström (Kiel Canal, 18/07/2003)(Left) © Capt Jan Melchers (Right)

September 2005 – January 2011: To H & A Shipping (Henk Jan en Anne Tjerk) Kampen, The Netherlands. Manager; & Barends’ Cargadoors- en Agentuurkantoren B.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands. Renamed ANMAR S

January 2011 – June 2015: To Anmar S-S B V., Kampen. The Netherlands. Manager; Sierra Maritiem B.V., Kampen – The Netherlands.

© Erwin Willemse  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (IJmuiden, 12/10/2014)(Both)

June 2015: To Eems Cobalt BV. Delfzijl, The Netherlands. Manager; Amasus Shipping B.V. Delfzijl. The Netherlands. Renamed EEMS COBALT.

© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg eastbound in NOK Kiel Canal for Nakskov, Denmark, 20/06/2015)

February 18th 2020: Due at Dover from Immingham.

© Nigel Scutt  © Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt  © Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt

New” © Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping, Facebook) (Dover, 18/02/2020)

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: Aleksi Lindström, Capt Jan Melchers, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping, Facebook) and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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