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MV Green Chile – Past and Present

IMO Number: 8912156

MV Green Chile                             

Ex Privilege, Crystal Privilege

© Erwin Willemse

Green Chile – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden 27/12/2018)

Steel single screw “Crystal 1992 Class” motor vessel, built in 1992 by Boelwerf S.A. Vlaanderen, Temse (Yard No. 1538) as a Refrigerated Cargo.

Technical Data

  • Length: 131.25 m (overall) 121.0 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 19.62 m
    Depth: 12.85 m
    Draught: 8.853 m
    Tonnage: 7743 gross/3726 net/7726t deadweight
    Engines: Mitsui 7 S 50 MC, two stroke single acting diesel             
    Power: kW/11012 bHP
    Speed:  19.7 knots (Max)
    Capacity: 375 723 cu ft
  • Holds/Hatches/Compartments: 3/3/12
  • Floor-space: 4495 m2
  • Container capacity on deck: 89 TEU or 45 FEU
  • Reefer plugs: 29 on weather-decks
  • Call Sign: V2VU, C6WH7
    MMSI Number: 311051000
  • IMO Number: 8912156
    Port of Registry: Luxembourg 🇱🇺, Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸, Monrovia/Liberia 🇱🇷, St John’s/Antigua and Barbuda 🇦🇬,  Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸,
  • Sister Ships: Green Costa Rica (1535), Green Guatemala (1537), Green Honduras ( 1536), Green Italia (1544), Green Brazil (1545)

Current AIS Location

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December 12th 1990: Keel laid.

April 1st 1992: Completed as CRYSTAL PRIVILEGE for Hoegh Fleet Services AS. Manager;  Hoegh Fleet Services 

© JL Duhamel

Crystal Privilege – © JL Duhamel (Dieppe 28/08/1998)

2000 – 2002: Registered Owner; Leif Hoegh & Co A/S

2002 – 2003:Registered Owner; Leif Hoegh & Co. Shipping AS. Registered manager; Teekay Marine Services A/S

2003: Renamed PRIVILEGE

2003 – 2005: Registered Owner; Privilege Shipping & Trading Corp.

© Chris Hunsicker

Privilege – © Chris Hunsicker

2005: Registered Owner: Nikolai Schiffahrtsgesellschaft MBH.

2006: Renamed GREEN CHILE. Registered Owner; Norchem ApS Ltd.  Registered manager; Reederei F. Laeisz GmbH

July 24th 2007: Manager: Green Management A/S

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

Green Chile – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden 19/10/2018)

September 29th 2020: Manager: Green Management SP Z OO.

January 2014: Registered Owner: Green Chile Shipping Co NV

December 23rd 2020: Registered Owner: Centauri Partners Ltd

April 3rd 2022: Called at Dover.

Green Chile – 🆕© Dover Strait Shipping (Dover, 03/04/2022)

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, Dover Strait Shipping, J L Duhamel, Chris Hunsicker and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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



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