Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV HC Lara – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9415064

MV HC Lara

Ex Flinterspring, Ben Kien 9200 Rsbk 03

© Manuel Hernández Lafuente  (Berthed at Norte quay, Sagunto Port on 02/03/2015)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2012 by Ben Kien Shipyard, Vietnam (Yard No 9200-03) as a Multipurpose dry cargo ship equipped for carriage of containers, strengthened for heavy cargo.

Technical Data

  • Length: 129.4 m (overall) 122.1 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 17.0 m
    Depth: 10 m
    Draught: 7.1 m
    Tonnage: 6577 gross/ net/9228t deadweight
    Engines: 1 x Caterpillar 8 cyl Mak 8m32C Diesel
    4000 kW/HP
    Speed: 14.5 knots
  • Cranes: Equipped with 2 cranes, starboard side mounted, each of abt 80mts lifting capacity at 18m outreach, combinable up to 160mts Capacity/Outreach: 80mts/18m – 65 mts/22m – 50 mts/28m 
    Capacity: Grain Space abt 391.000 cbft/ 11.070 cbm without between decks
    Hold 1 abt 128.000 cbft / 3.620 cbm – Hold 2 abt 263.000 cbft / 7.450 cbm/ in hold: 228 TEU on deck: 276 TEU total: 641 TEU/12 reefer plugs
    Call Sign: V2GB5
    MMSI Number: 305866000
  • IMO Number: 9415064
  • Register Number: 93082
    Port of Registry: St John’s/Antigua & Barbuda 🇦🇬

Current AIS Location

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September 30th 2006: Contract date.

November 18th 2008: Keel laid and built as FLINTERSPRING

June 18th 2012: Completed as HC LARA. Registered Owner: HC Lara Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG. Registered Manager; Marlow Ship Management Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG

© Jens Boldt © Jens Boldt

© Jens Boldt (Rüschpark at Hamburg-Finkenwerder, 05/05/2016)

March 6th 2021: Due at Dover.

December 4th 2022: Provisionally due at Dover from Arzew Port, Algeria.

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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: Jens Boldt, Fotoflite and Manuel Hernández Lafuente for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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