Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Eems Delta – Past and Present

MV Eems Delta

ex Torrent

© Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1992 by Yorkshire Dry Dock Co.Ltd (Yard No 329) as a Multi-Purpose Dry Cargo Ship

Technical Data

  • Length:¬†63.55m (overall) 57.9m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 11¬†m
  • Depth: 5¬†m
  • Draught: 4.07¬†m
  • Tonnage:¬† 999 gross/510 net/1,733t deadweight
  • Engines:¬†2 Oil 4SA 6-cylinder Cummins KTA-19M diesel
  • Power: 368 kW/500 bhp
  • Speed:¬†9 knots
  • Capacity:¬†G; 1924m¬≥ B;1,888m¬≥
  • Call Sign: MPMJ7, ¬†9PUF, PCAT
  • IMO Number: 9015929
  • DNV GL ID Number: G107804
  • Port of Registry:¬†London, Barbados, Delfzijl/Netherlands

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September 30th 1990: Contract date.

January 10th 1991: Keel laid.

November 30th 1991: Launched.

January 16th 1992: Completed as TORRENT for Campbell Maritime Ltd, London. Manager; Franco British Chartering Agency Ltd.

2002: Registered Owner; Campbell Malone.

© Derek Sands  © Derek Sands

© Derek Sands

March 2007: Registered Owner; Independent Shipping Ltd. Registered Manager; Torbulk Ltd.

© Henk Guddee  © Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee

February 2014: Renamed EEMS DELTA. Registered Owner; Delta Marine Shipping B.V. Registered Manager; Amasus Support B.V.

© Willem Oldenburg  © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg


© Aleksi Lindström

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: Henk Guddee, Aleksi Lindström, Willem Oldenburg and Derek Sands for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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