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MV Green Freezer – Past and Present

IMO Number: 8819304

MV Green Freezer

Ex Erikson Freezer

© Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 31/08/2021)

Steel single screw “Erikson Penguins” motor vessel built in 1991 by Kvaerner Kleven Havyard, Leirvik. Norway (Yard No 114) 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/ 6101t deadweight (Summer)
    Engines: 1 x Wartsila 12V32E/E2 diesel
    Power: kW/5500 bHP
    Speed: 16.0 knots
    Capacity: 142 x 20 ft containers/44 x 40 ft containers/Cubic 265.770 ft³ / 7.521 m³/Banana side loading doors on deck each hold.
    Deck Equipment: 4 x Electric hydraulic cranes – SWL 6,0 t each
    Call Sign: MBNE9, C6HX4 
    MMSI Number: 311009600
    IMO Number: 8819304
    DNV iD Number: 16382
    • Official Number: 8001555
    Port of Registry: Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸, London/UK 🇬🇧, Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸
    Sister-Ship: Erikson Crystal (105), Erikson Arctic (106), Erikson Cooler (275), Erikson Frost (276), Erikson Snow (109), Erikson Winter (110), Erikson Reefer (142), Erikson Polar (143), Erikson Nordic (113), Carmencita (116)

Current AIS Location

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February 1st 1989: Ordered.

August 15th 1990: Keel laid.

August 1st 1991: Launched.

November 15th 1991: Completed as ERIKSON FREEZER for Gustaf Erikson Rederi A/B. Operator: Gustaf Erikson Rederi A/B

August 8th 1996: GREEN FREEZER for Owner: Nordic Freezer, Cayman Islands. Operator: Normandic Management SA, Norway. Manager: Green Reefers Management SA, Nesttun, Norway.

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September 2013: Owner/Management: Green Management S.p.. Registered Owner: Caiano Shipping II AS.

© Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 11/06/2014)

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 15/12/2016)

© Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 31/08/2021)

© Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 31/08/2021)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 29/08/2021)

October 3rd 2022: Called at Dover.

© Dover Strait Shipping © Dover Strait Shipping © Dover Strait Shipping

© Dover Strait Shipping (03/10/2022)

January 4th 2023: Provisionally due at Dover.

October 14th 2023: Provisionally 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, Dover Strait Shipping, Lindström and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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