Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Iberica Hav – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9210012

MV Iberica Hav

Ex Ewald

© Tim Becker

Iberica Hav Р© Tim Becker (Lubeck, 13/04/2015)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1999 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

Current AIS Location

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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

Ewald Р© Henk Guddee (Walsoorden (the Netherlands), 05/08/2009)

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.


Iberica Hav -© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 21/07/2010)

September 9th 2013: Registered Manager; HAV Ship Management Norrus AS

© Robert J Smith © Simonwp  

Iberica Hav Р© Robert J Smith (Fowy, 19/02/2015)(Left) © Simonwp (River Humber, 31/12/2015)(Right)

© Nigel Scutt

Iberica Hav Р© Nigel Scutt  (Dover Strait Shipping)(Dover 06/11/2016)

November 6th 2016: Arrived in Dover

© Ken Smith © Ken Smith  

Iberica Hav Р© Ken Smith (Gravesend, 11/07/2016)

August 30th 2017: Registered Owner; HAV Bulk AS.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

Iberica Hav Р© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 30/04/2020)

November 18th 2021: Due at Dover.

January 7th 2022: 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: Tim Becker, Marcel and Ruud Coster, Henk Guddee, Aleksi Lindström, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping) 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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