Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Iberica Hav, Past and Present

MV Iberica Hav

Ex Ewald

© Tim Becker

© Tim Becker

Steel single screw motor vessel built in by B.V. Scheepswerf De Kaap (Yard No 230) as Multi-Purpose Dry Cargo Ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 87.92 m (overall) 84.98 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 1.4 m
  • Depth: 5.4 m
  • Draught: 3.7 m
  • Tonnage: 1,599 gross/691 net/2219t deadweight
  • Engines: MAK 6 M 20 diesel
  • Power: 749 kW/1020 HP
  • Speed:  9- 10 knots (service)
  • Capacity: Capacity of holds bale 3 020 cbm, Capacity of holds bale 106 632 cbft, Capacity of holds grain 3 020 cbm, Capacity of holds grain 106 632 cbft
  • Call Sign: C6YI3
  • IMO Number: 9210012 Official Number: 8001742
  • Port of Registry: Antigua and Barbuda, Nassau/Bahamas

Location Data

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December 1st 1998: Contract date.

November 6th 1998: Keel laid.

July 17th 1999: Launch.

November 17th 1999: Completed as EWALD for E Muller.

© Henk Guddee  © Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee

November 17th 2009: The vessel was detained in Belfast for 4 days because the fixed fire fighting equipment was not ready for use; the emergency preparedness was not according to SMS and the pump for the emergency fire fighting equipment pump had been accepted without being tested. Other deficiencies identified included: there were insufficient navigation records on board; the bulkhead close to the shower area was corroded and the crew lacked knowledge regarding operating the fire pump.

November 20th 2009: The vessel was released.

March 1st 2010: Renamed IBERICA HAV. Registered owner: (from 08/04/2010) Ewald Shipping AS. Registered manager: Bulkship Management AS.


© Aleksi Lindström

© Robert J Smith   © Simonwp

© Robert J Smith (left) © Simonwp (right)

© Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt  (Dover Marina)

November 6th 2016: Arrived in Dover

© Ken Smith  © Ken Smith

© Ken Smith

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: Tim Becker, Henk Guddee, Aleksi Lindström, Nigel Scutt (Dover Marina) Ken Smith and Robert J Smith for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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