Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Frisium – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9013048

MV Frisium

Ex Thalassa

Frisium – © Aleksi Lindström (Terneuzen locks, 16/06/2015)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1992 by Scheepswerf Peters B.V. Haatlandhaven 1 8263 AS Kampen. The Netherlands (Yard No) as a General cargo ship – Strengthened for heavy cargo Box shaped

Technical Data

  • Length: 87.0 m (overall) 82.96 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.40 m
    Depth: 4.90 m
    Draught: 3,74 m (Max)
    Tonnage: 1786 gross/949 net/2255t deadweight (Summer)
    Engines: 1 x Stork-Wärtsilä 9FHD240G – 4 stroke 9 cylinder diesel
    Power: 749 kW/HP
    Speed: 9.5  knots (Loaded) 10.6 knots (In ballast)
    Capacity: Grain: 3.500 m³ / 123.000 ft³/Bales: 3.486 m³
  • Crew: 6
  • Call Sign: PHYQ
    MMSI Number:245824000
  • GNV iD Number: G33843
  • IMO Number: 9013048
    Port of Registry: Harlingen/The Netherlands, Sneek/The Netherlands

Current AIS Location

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May 6th 1991: Keel laid

February 1st 1992: Launched

March 1st 1992: Completed as THALASSA for Geert Switynk, Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands.


Thalassa – © PWR

May 1998: Renamed FRISIUM for Owner; Shipping company Kolmeer CV, Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands. Manager: Wijnne & Behrends’ Cargo and Agency Offices BV, Delfzijl, Groningen, Netherlands

© Dover Strait Shipping © Dover Strait Shipping

Frisium – Dover Strait Shipping (Dover, 07/11/2017)

January 1st 2000: Owner; Beheermaatschappij Frisium B.V. Havenkade 21. 8081 GR Elburg. The Netherlands. Operator; Nednor. Manager; Boomsma Shipping B.V. Harste 15 8602 JX Sneek. The Netherlands. Registered owner; Rederij Frisium BV

© Willem Oldenburg © Willem Oldenburg

Frisium – © Willem Oldenburg (Leaving the Middle-locks of IJmuiden, 25/02/2008)

© Wil Weijsters

Frisium – © Wil Weijsters (Rotterdam, 31/05/2008)

June 7th 2021: Due at Dover.

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: Dover Strait Shipping, Aleksi Lindström, Willem Oldenburg, PWR and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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