Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Fehn Lyra – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9374741

MV Fehn Lyra

ex Fluvius Tamar, Union Emerald

© Neil C McBride

© Neil C McBride (Tyne, 05/05/2021)

Steel single screw “Damsterdijk type” motor vessel built in 2010 by Chowgule & Company Private Ltd. Shipbuilding Division Loutolim, Mormugao. India (Yard No C185) as Multi-purpose dry cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 89.95 m (overall) 84.96 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 14.42 m
  • Depth: 7.85 m
  • Draught: 5.80 m (Max)
  • Tonnage: 2967 gross/1554 net/4448.8 t deadweight (Summer)
  • Engines: 1 x 4SA 6-cylinder Mak 6M25 diesel
  • Power: 1980 kW/HP
  • Speed: 11.0 knots
  • Capacity: 38 x 20 ft containers (on deck)/Grain/Bale: 5.717 m³ – 202.291 ft³
  • Call Sign: 2DTB5, PCWT, YLOH
  • MMSI Number: 275472000
  • IMO Number: 9374741
  • DNV id Number: G112397
  • Port of Registry: Douglas/Isle of Man 🇮🇲, Delfzijl/Netherlands 🇳🇱, Riga/Latvia 🇱🇻
  • Sister-Ships: Berthold K (C182), Velserdijk (176), Voomedijk (177), Ijsseldijk (188), Scheldedijk (189), Rose (200)

Current AIS Location

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June 23rd 2005: Contract date.

December 15th 2008: Keel laid.

April 2nd 2010: Launched

November 9th 2010: Completed as UNION EMERALD for Union Transport Group PLC., Douglas, Isle of Man – United Kingdom. Manager: Union Transport Group PLC., Douglas, Isle of Man – United Kingdom.

© Marcus S (Rendsburg, 29/04/2011)

© Marcus S (Rendsburg, 15/10/2011)

July 2013: FLUVIUS TAMAR for Quay Marine Services BV, Delfzijl – Netherlands. Manager: Amasus Shipping BV, Delfzijl – Netherlands.

© Frits Olinga  © Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (Eemshaven, 18/02/2016)

April 2016: FEHN LYRA for Fehn Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG MS “FEHN LYRA”. Manager: Fehn Ship Management GmbH & Co. KG. Hafenstraße 15, 26789 Leer Germany.


© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg, 09/04/2017)

February 17th 2019: Grounded off Kandira (Turkey). A Coastal Safety tug and a technical team attended the incident scene to provide further assistance. No leaks and pollution were reported. All crew members were safely evacuated by Coastguard teams to shore. A first salvage attempt failed, after the rope of a tug broke several times during the attempt to pull the ship to deeper waters. The salvage attempt was aborted at dawn.


February 19th 2019: Re-floated at Dikili in the Kocaeli Kandıra Kocaeli province. Divers were called to inspect the hull for damage. Allowed to leave the region only after the investigation by the Kefken Harbor Master.

February 23rd 2019: Arrived at Tuzla for repairs.

March 26th 2019: Left the yard and berthed at the Yilport Gebze Terminal the same day.

© Neil C McBride  © Neil C McBride

© Neil C McBride (Tyne, 05/05/2021)

September 20th 2022: Due at Dover.

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