Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Hagland Boss – Past and Present

MV Hagland Boss

ex Ansiro, Wani Wind, Ansiro, Northern Wind

© Gena Anfimov

© Gena Anfimov

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1997 by Slovenske Lodenice AG (Yard No 2938) as a Self Discharger / boxhold, General Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 87.9 m (overall) 81 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 12.8 m
  • Depth: 7.1 m
  • Draught: 5.498 m
  • Tonnage: 2446 gross/1369 net/3694 – 3735 deadweight
  • Engines: Deutz SBV 8 m 628 diesel
  • Power: 1500 kW/HP
  • Speed: 10.5 knots
  • Capacity: 164,000 cu ft (4,650 m3) grain/bale, Abt. 2,800 solid cbm
  • Call Sign: 9HLE5
  • IMO Number: 9171058
  • Official Number: 5568
  • MMSI Number: 249934000
  • Port of Registry: St John’s/Antigua and Barbuda, Valletta/Malta
  • Sister-Ship: Antora, Antabe, Antari ,Wilson Gaeta.

Current AIS Location

Please note that this specific vessels AIS position data may be over an hour old and that the vessels position will only be displayed when it is within range of the VesselFinder AIS system. The AIS transponder/ship position data featured on this page is intended for information purposes only and it is in no way related to the 'Safety of Navigation at Sea'. All the AIS ship position data featured within this article is provided by VesselFinder and we are therefore not responsible for its content or its accuracy.


November 31st 1996: Keel laid.

May 1st 1997: Launched.

August 1st 1997: Completed as NORTHERN WIND. Registered Owner; Blue Son One, Malta. Registered Manager; Malta Ship Management.

2001: Registered Owner; Horsbornplate. Registered Manager; Briese Schiffahrts GMBH & Co

March 1st 2004: Renamed WANI WIND.

January 1st 2005: Renamed ANSIRO. Registered Owner; Funfte Fehn Schiffahrts.

© Ken Smith  © Ken Smith

© Ken Smith

© Ken Smith

October 1st 2007: Renamed HAGLAND BOSS. Registered Owner; Hadland Bulk Transport HS. Registered Manager; Hagland Shipping AS

© Tim Becker

© Tim Becker

November 6th 2016: “Ran aground off Langøya in the outer Oslo Fjord. Tug BOA SUND assisted in freeing the vessel. After a diving survey confirmed damage to her rudder and propeller, the tug then towed the vessel to Frederikshavn. Type of Claim Damage and possible”.

© Gena Anfimov  © Gena Anfimov

© Gena Anfimov

October 5th 2017: Arrived in Dover from Boulogne with rock which, after transfer into barges, is being placed by KREEFT on the west side of the Prince of Wales. She is expected to make about 35 calls during the operation.

© Mike Jackson

© Mike Jackson

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: Gena Anfimov, Tim Becker, Mike Jackson and Ken Smith for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button