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MV Kittiwake – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9788289

MV Kittiwake

Ex Bogacay XXVI

© Patrick Hill

© Patrick Hill (Aberdeen, 04/07/2018)

Steel twin Azimuth motor vessel built in 2017 by Sanmar Denizcilik Makina ve Tic. – Turkey (Yard No 111-A) as a Tug.

Technical Data

  • Length: 24.4 m (overall) 23.38 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 11.25 m
    Depth:  m
    Draught: 5.1 m
    Tonnage: 217 gross/94 net/ 285t deadweight
    Engines: (2) T – 12 cyl Catapillar CAT3512C diesel 
    Propellers: 2 Z Drive Thruster 10.00
    Power: 3530kW/4796 bHP
    Speed:  12.5 knots
    Bollard Pull: 62 FiFi ½
    Call Sign: MBGN3
    MMSI Number: 232008948
    IMO Number: 9788289
    BV iD Number: 33542L
    Port of Registry: Turkey 🇹🇷, Aberdeen/UK 🇬🇧

Current AIS Location

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January 1st 2017: BOGACAY XXVI

June 3rd 2017: Arrived in Aberdeen from Turkey.

June 2017: KITTIWAKE for Owner/Manager: Targe Towing Ltd.

© Patrick Hill © Patrick Hill

© Patrick Hill (Aberdeen, 01/07/2019)

March 2nd 2023: Arrived at Dover.

© John Pegden  © Phil Roncone (@ Dover Strait Shipping)

© John Pegden (Left) 🆕 © Phil Roncone (@ Dover Strait Shipping)(Right)

March 25th 2023: Left 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: Dover Strait Shipping, Patrick Hill and John Pegden for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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