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MV Elvira – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9202869

MV Elvira

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 21/10/2023)

Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 2000 by Iwagi Zosen Co., Ltd, Imabari-City, Japan (Yard No. 182) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 151.99 (between perpendiculars), 139.40m (overall)
    Breadth of hull: 23m
    Depth: 13m
    Draught: 9.67m
    Tonnage: 10532 gross/5406 net/10309t deadweight (Summer)
    Engines: (1) 2T – 6 cylinder Mitsubishi 6 UEC 60 LS diesel
    Power: 11916 kW/16190 bhp
    Speed: 21 knots
    Capacity: 549,326, 106 FEU or 212 TEU, 106 reefer plugs
    Call Sign: H3AE, PBLJ, A8IP2, 8PRO6
  • IMO Number: 9202869
    Registry: Panama City/Panama 🇵🇦, Groningen/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Monrovia/Liberia 🇱🇷, Bridgetown/Barbados 🇧🇧
    Sister-ships: Esmeralda (179), Emerald (181), Elizabeth (178)

Current AIS Location

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June 18th 1998: Keel laid.

December 3rd  1999: Launched.

March 2000: Completed for Allied Reefer Carriers as ELVIRA.

December 2001: Owner; Ultima Shipholding. Manager: United Ocean Ship Management Pte. Ltd..

December 1st 2003: Owner; B.V. Elvira. Manager; Seatrade Groningen.

February 4th 2006: Owner; Elvira Schiffahrts GmbH. Manager; Triton Schiffahrts GmbH.

© Robert Fournier

© Robert Fournier (16/04/2006)

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© Cees Bustraan © Cees Bustraan © Cees Bustraan

© Cees Bustraan (Willemstad, Port of Curacao 12/02/2008)

© Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström (Hamburg, 01/08/2012)

© Carsten Dettmer

© Carsten Dettmer (Dover, 03/03/2014)

January 2020: Owner: Selinia Corp (c/o Seatrade Groningen B.V.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 13/09/2021)

January 21st 2024: Arrived at Dover from Gdansk.

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, Cees Bustraan, Carsten Dettmer, Fotoflite, Robert Fournier and Aleksi Lindström for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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