Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Humbergracht – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9433274

MV Humbergracht

Ex HHL Tyne, Tyne, BBC Montana

© Erwin Willemse

Humbergracht – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 08/02/2019) 

Steel  screw “Beluga EF-240/Beluga Efficiency design” motor vessel built in 2009 by Taizhou Sanfu Ship Engineering Company Ltd. Taizou, China (Yard No SF0085) as a Multi-purpose dry cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 138.51 m (overall) 130.71 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 21.33 m
    Depth: 11.0 m
    Draught: 8.0 m (Max)
    Tonnage: 9627.0 gross/4261 net/12771t deadweight
    Engines: MaK 6m43 diesel
    Power: 5400kW/7342 bHP
    Speed:  knots
    Capacity: 563,340 cbft/TEU 658 – 665
  • Cargo Handling: 2 x Crane – SWL 120 t.
    Call Sign: D5EW5, PBUK
    MMSI Number: 244040000
  • IMO Number: 9433274
  • DNV id: G113193
    Port of Registry: St Johns/ Antigua & Barbuda, Monrovia/Liberia, Amsterdam/The Netherlands
    Sister Ships: Heemskerkgracht, Heerengracht, Houtmangracht, Hudsongracht.

Current AIS Location

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June 1st 2006: Contract date.

January 1st 2015: Keel laid.

November 30th 2008: Launched.

April 26th 2009: Delivered as BBC MONTANA to Pacific Wave. Manager; W Bockstiegel Reederei GmbH & Co..

© Henk Guddee © Henk Guddee © Henk Guddee

BBC Montana – © Henk Guddee (Terneuzen, 21/10/2009

August 19th 2013: Renamed TYNE for HHL Tyne Shipping, Monrovia, Liberia. Manager; Hansa Heavy Lift GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

January 2014: Renamed HHL TYNE for HHL Tyne Shipping Ltd, Monrovia, Liberia. Manager; Hansa Heavy Lift GmbH, Hamburg, Germany  

HHL Tyne – © Aleksi Lindström (Kiel Canal, 24/07/2015)

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

HHL Tyne – © Erwin Willemse (Hoek van Holland, 15/09/2018)

January 22nd 2019: Renamed HUMBERGRACHT, in Malaga, for BV Firmanten Humbergracht, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. Manager; Spielthoff’s Bevrachtingskantoor BV, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands 

February 12th 2020: Owner; Humbergracht , Amsterdam, North ; Holland, Netherlands. Manager; Spielthoff’s Bevrachtingskantoor BV, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

June 11th 2021: Called 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: Henk Guddee, Aleksi 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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