Bulk Cargo VesselPast and Present

MV Kalkvik – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9341172

MV Kalkvik

© Simonwp 

© Simonwp  (Hoek van Holland, 01/07/2011)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2007 by Ferus Smit GmbH, Leer (Yard No 374) as a Bulk Carrier.

Technical Data

  • Length: 113.50 m (overall) 108.53 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 15.85 m
    Depth: 4.85 m
    Draught: 7.84 m
    Tonnage: 5325 gross/2572 net/9402 t deadweight (Summer)
    Engines: 1 x Wärtsila 8L32 8-cylinder diesel
    Power: 3840 kW/5189 bHP
    Speed: 13.0 knots
    Capacity: 9551 cbm
    Call Sign: LACU7, OZ2104
    MMSI Number: 231791000
    IMO Number: 9341172
    BV Number: 08093Y
    Port of Registry: The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Oslo/Norway 🇳🇴, Faeroe Islands 🇫🇴
    Sister-Ship: Sunnanhav (373)


February 2nd 2007: Launched.

March 8th 3007: Delivered as KALVIK to Owner: Erik Thun Rederi A/B. Manager: Thunbolaget A/S.

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August 13th 2012: Manager: Thun Ship Management.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden. 18/09/2019)

© Jens Smit © Jens Smit

© Jens Smit (Cuxhaven, 13/02/2022 )

March 30th 2023: Manager: Marin Ship Management.

© Trevor Kidd

🆕 © Trevor Kidd (Belfast)

February 8th 2024: Provisionally due at Dover and loaded with stone from the DC Seljestokken Aggregate quarry, at Djupevik, in Norway. .

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: Marcel and Ruud Coster, Trevor Kidd, Simonwp and  Jens Smit for their assistance in producing this feature.

Special thanks to Nigel Scutt @ Fotoflite

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

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