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MV Eems Traveller – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9218234

MV Eems Traveller

Ex Coral Sea, Deo Volente

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Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2000 by Tille Shipyards B.V.. Kootstertille. The Netherlands (Yard No 330) as a General cargo ship – Heavy cargo. 

Technical Data

  • Length: 90.78 m (overall) 84.65 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 13.75 m
  • Depth: 5.55 m
  • Draught: 4.35 m (Summer)
  • Tonnage: 2137 gross/1164 net/2850t deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x 4 stroke single acting 8 cylinder Wärtsilä 8L20C diesel
  • Power: 1440 kW/1956 bHP
  • Speed: 13.0 knots
  • Capacity: 5.283 m³
  • Call Sign: PECH
  • MMSI Number: 246498000
  • IMO Number: 9218234
  • Nat. Official Number: 6659 Z G 2000
  • Port of Registry: Urk/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Delfzijl/The Netherlands 🇳🇱



Current AIS Location

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March 31st 2000: Launched.

May 26th 2000: Completed as DEO VOLENTE for Owner: Hartman Seatrade B.V. (Johan en Berend Hartman), Urk- The Netherlands. Manager: Wagenborg Shipping B.V.. Delzijl.

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December 22nd 2005: CORAL SEA for Owner: Coral Shipping C.V., Urk – The Netherlands. Manager: Wagenborg Shipping B.V.. Delzijl.

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February 24th 2011: EEMS TRAVELLER for Owner: Eems Traveller BV. Delfzijl. The Netherlands. Manager: Amasus Shipping B.V.. Abel Tasmanplein 4 9934 GD Delfzijl.

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November 17th 2016:

” Suffered an engine failure upon entering the locks of the Kiel-Canal in Kiel-Holtenau. The ship came perpendicular to the lock chamber before it could be berthed at its North quay, no damage reported. The police boarded the ship and investigated the incident. At 11.10 p.m. the vessel was allowed to continue. Following another stop at the Voith Quay in the North Port of Kiel the ship got underway again and was expected in Hamburg on Nov 18.”.

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April 21st 2023: Ringaskddy Port (Eire) loaded pontoons for Dover:

“Manufactured by Inland and Coastal Marina Systems Ltd in Co. Offaly, these floating concrete pontoons weigh a hefty 100t each and were lifted onto a vessel destined for the Western Docks at the Port of Dover where they will be used to berth a dredger and tugboats.

April 24th 2023: Provisionally due at Dover.

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