Past and Present

MV Hood Island – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9059640

MV Hood Island

Hood Island © Aleksi Lindström (Walsoorden, NL outbound Antwerp, 28/06/2013)

Steel single screw “Albemarle Island Class” motor vessel built in 1994 by Danyard, Frederikshavn, Denmark (Yard No 722) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 178.50m (overall) 166.20m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth of hull: 25.24m (overall)
  • Depth: 13.20m
  • Draught: 9.20m (max)
  • Tonnage: 14,061 gross/14,140 deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x MAN-B&W/Mitsui 8S60 8 – cylinder diesel
  • Power: 16320 kW/22187 bHP
  • Speed: 21.5 knots
  • Capacity: 17,637m³/434 x 20 ft containers
  • Call Sign: C6LU4
  • IMO Number: 9059640
  • MMSI Number: 308512000
  • Registry: Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸
  • Sister Ships: Albemarle Island (716), Barrington Island (717), Charles Island (718), Duncan Island (719)

Vesselfinder AIS Location Data

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March 1994: Completed.

1994: Registered owner; Difko LXXXI I/S, Bahamas, Registered manager; Trireme Vessel Management MV. Operator; Ecuadorian Line Inc.

© Simonwp

Hood Island  © Simonwp (Terneuzen, 01/06/2003)

October 15th 2003: Registered owner; San Salvador Shipping Inc (c/o Ecuadorian Line Inc).

Hood Island © Aleksi Lindström (Walsoorden, NL outbound Antwerp, 28/06/2013)

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

Hood Island © Erwin Willemse (Velsen-Zuid, 02/11/2019)

January 24th 2021: Arrived in Dover.


Hood Island – © Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping)(Dover, 24/01/2021)

July 3rd 2022: 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: Aleksi Lindström, Simonwp, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping) and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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