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MV Hendrika Margaretha – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9057238

MV Hendrika Margaretha

Ex Donau

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Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1993 by Societatea Comerciala Severnav S.A. Drobeta-Turnu Severin. Romania (Yard No 8202) as a General cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 81.04 m (overall) 75.65 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.36 m
    Depth: 6.70 m
    Draught: 5.28 m (Summer)
    Tonnage: 1999 gross/1152 net/3200 t deadweight
    Engines: 1 x Caterpillar 3516TA – 4 stroke single acting 16 cylinder diesel
    Power: 1491 kW/2026bHP
    Speed: 11.5 knots
    Capacity: 160 x 20ft containers (Deck)/ Grain: 4.228 m³ / 147.642 ft³/Timber – 4.200 m³
    Call Sign: PDRZ
    MMSI Number: 244246000
    IMO Number: 9057238
    BV Number: 38G876
    Port of Registry: Limassol/Cyprus 🇨🇾, Zwijndrecht/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Zwartsluis/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Hasselt/The Netherlands 🇳🇱

Current AIS Location

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March 26th 1993: Delivered as DONAU. Owner: Donau – Alpha Navigation. Manager: Johannes Berends, B. & A. Eleveld,

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1994: Owner: B.V. Wantij, Zwijndrecht.

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1998: Owner: B.V. Wantij, Zwartsluis. Manager: W.H. (tot 2002) en Jan van Veen, John Hartman, Naftali Blokzijl en Pol Boon, Zwartsluis.

2000: Manager: Wagenborg Shipping B.V., Delfzijl.

2001: Manager: Scheepvaartbedrijf Poseidon.

January 2004: HENDRIKA MARGARETHA for Owner: Jan de Koning Gans Jr. (Rederij De Koning Gans CV), Hasselt. Manager: Wijnne & Barends’ Cargadoors- en Agentuurkantoren B.V.. Delfzijl.

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December 8th 2023: Called at Dover.


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