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MV Green Bodo – Past and Present

IMO Number: 8804555

MV Green Bodo

Ex Frost, Wisida Frost, Erikson Frost

© Fabian Vornholt

© Fabian Vornholt (ijmuiden, 29/10/2019)

Steel single screw “Erikson Penguins ” motor vessel built in 1990 by Kvaerner Kleven Havyard. Leirvik. Norway (Yard No 276) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 109 m (overall) 101.40 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 18 m
  • Depth: 9.80 m
  • Draught: 7.413m (Summer)
  • Tonnage: 5084 gross/3163 net/ 6112t deadweight (Summer)
  • Engines: 1 x Wartsila 12V32D/D2 diesel
  • Power: 4045 kW/5496 bHP
  • Speed: 16.0 knots (Max) 10.4 knots (Service)
  • Capacity: 142 x 20 ft containers/44 x 40 ft containers/Cubic 265.770 ft³ / 7.525.80 m³/Banana side loading doors on deck each hold
  • Deck Equipment: 4 x Electric hydraulic cranes – SWL 6,0 t each
  • Call Sign: C6IR3, ZQFQ2, C6XH3
    MMSI Number:  311009500
    IMO Number: 8804555
    Port of Registry: Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸, London/UK 🇬🇧
    Sister-Ship: Erikson Crystal (105), Erikson Arctic (106), Erikson Snow (109), Erikson Winter (110), Erikson Freezer (114), Italian Reefer (2) (115), Erikson Cooler (275), Erikson Nordic (113), Carmencita (292), Erikson Reefer (142), Erikson Polar (143)

Current AIS Location

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June 30th 1989: Launched.   

March 1990: Delivered as ERIKSON FROST to Owner: Wicoria Reefers Ltd. Operator: Gustaf Erikson Rederi A/B.

© Chris Howell © Chris Howell

© Chris Howell

1996: WISIDA FROST for Owner: Wissel II Ltd. Operator: Wisida Reefers Oy AB.

© Simonwp

© Simonwp (Terneuzen, 01/08/1999)

2000: FROST for Owner: Wissel II Ltd. Operator: Wisida Reefers Oy AB

2001: GREEN BODO for Owner: Wissel II Ltd. Operator: Norbulk Shipping I/S.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 26/11/2015)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 20/09/2021)

January 26th 2023: 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: Marcel and Ruud Coster, Chris Howell, Simonwp, and Fabian Vornholt for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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