Cargo VesselsOffshore Supply ShipPast and Present

MV Geoquip Saentis – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9282132

MV Geoquip Saentis

Ex Toisa Vigilant

©  Robbie Cox

©  Robbie Cox (Dun Laoghaire, 03/05/2020)

Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2005 by Wuhu Xinlian Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Wuhu. China (Yard No W0212) as an Offshore Supply Ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 80.50 m (overall) 70.22 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 17.96 m (Moulded) 19.99m (Extreme)
    Depth: 7.42 m
    Draught: 6.11 m (Summer)
    Tonnage: 3404 gross/1131 net/3500 t deadweight
    Engines: 2 x 4T – 8 cylinder Caterpillar/MaK 8M25 diesels
    Power: 4800 kW/6522 bHP
    Speed: 10.0 knots
    Deck Space: 720 m²
    Equipment: GMR600 drilling rig
    Moon Pool: Main deck: 4,00 x 3,80 m
    Call Sign: C6UM8, 5BBX6
    MMSI Number: 210508000
    IMO Number: 9282132
    BV Register Number: 42964C
    Port of Registry: Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸, Limassol/Cyprus 🇨🇾
    Sister-Ship: Toisa Valiant (W0211), Toisa Voyager (W0213)

Current AIS Location

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August 5th 2003: Keel laid.

April 17th 2004: Launched.

December 19th 2005: Completed as TOISA VIGILANT for Toisa Ltd. Operator: Sealion Shipping Ltd.

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© Barry Graham (Birkenhead, 25/03/2019)

March 2019: GEOQUIP SAENTIS for Geoquip Marine Asset AG. Manager: Geoquip Marine Operations AG. St Gallen. Switzerland.

2019: Converted to a Research Ship.

©  Robbie Cox ©  Robbie Cox

©  Robbie Cox (Dun Laoghaire, 03/05/2020)

November 18th 2022: Registered Owner: Renamare Shipping Co. Ltd (C/O Geoquip Marine Operations AG).

April 8th 2023: Called at Dover.

© Mike Jackson

🆕 © Mike Jackson (Dover, 08/04/2023)


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: Robbie Cox , Fotoflite, Barry Graham, Mike Jackson and Robert J Smith for their assistance in producing this feature.

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