Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Icelandica Hav – Past and Present

IMO Number: 8128884

MV Icelandica Hav

Ex Mike, Patria

© Aleksi Lindström (Terneuzen locks, 14/06/2015)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1982 by Schiffswerft Hugo Peters Wewelsfleth Peters & Co. GmbH (Yard No 585) as a General Cargo Ship (+ Solid Bulk Carriage).

Technical Data

  • Length: 82.31 m (overall) 76.8 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 11.3 m
    Depth: 5.1 m
    Draught: 4.27 m
    Tonnage: 1513 gross/782 net/2325t deadweight
    Engines: 4SA – cylinder SBA 8 M 528 Deutz diesel
    Power: 441 kW/600 bHP
    Speed: 10.6 knots
    Capacity: TEU; 48. Capacity of holds bale; 2856 cbm. Capacity of holds bale; 100 859 cbft. Capacity of holds grain; 2856 cbm. Capacity of holds grain; 100 859 cbft
    Call Sign: DABP, C6VC3
    MMSI Number: 309175000
  • IMO Number: 8128884
  • DNV GL ID Number: G30170
    Port of Registry: Hamburg/Fed Rep of Germany 🇩🇪, Antigua & Barbuda 🇦🇬, Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸


Current AIS Location

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November 14th 1981: Keel laid.

January 1st 1982: Launched.

February 1st 1982: Completed as PATRIA for Patria Schiffahrts G.m.b.H. Mahnke & Co.

© Capt Jan Melchers   © Frits Olinga

© Capt Jan Melchers (Left) © Frits Olinga (River Ems, 13/09/1991) (Right)

January 1994: Renamed MIKE for Mike Shipping DA. Manager; Sole Shipping S/A

© "PWR"

© “PWR”

© Fotoflite Ref 229382

🆕 © Fotoflite (12/09/1998)

© Pilot Frans

© Pilot Frans (Rotterdam, 19/01/2005)

December 17th 2005: Renamed ICELANDICA HAV. Manager; Bulkship Management A/S.

© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 23/06/2013)

December 2013: Registered Owner; Partrederiet Mike Shipping D/A

March 1st 2014: Registered Owner; Ewald Shipping A/S

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (Amsterdam, 13/04/2014)

August 2017: Registered Owner; HAV Bulk A/S

February 15th 2021: Arrived in Dover.

© Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping)(Dover, 15/02/2021)

May 28th 2023: 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, Fotoflite,  Capt Jan Melchers, Frits Olinga, Pilot Frans, “PWR”, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping), Simonwp and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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