Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Krabbsund – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9268863

MV Krabbsund

Ex Ems, Longfjell, Vivero, Wilmson Vivero, Ems, Cito

© Fotoflite Ref 453174

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Steel single screw “Altena type” motor vessel built in 2005 by Peters Shipyard B.V.. Kampen. The Netherlands (Yard No 808) as a General cargo ship – heavy cargo.

Technical Data

  • Length: 111.40 m (overall) 107.99 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 13.35 m
  • Depth: 9.10 m
  • Draught: 5.74 m
  • Tonnage: 3995 gross/1559 net/ 6051t deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x Wärtsilä 6L26 – 4 stroke 6 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 2040 kW/2772 bHP
  • Speed: 12.0 knots
  • Capacity: 252 x 20ft containers/Grain – Bale space: 279.797 ft³/TEU 232
  • Call Sign: PHCV, V2DB7, LAHM8
  • MMSI Number: 257071530
  • IMO Number: 9268863
  • DNV id Number: 26546
  • Port of Registry: Harlingen/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Limassol/Cyprus 🇨🇾, St Johns/Antigua and Barbuda 🇦🇬, Trondheim/Norway 🇳🇴
  • Sister Ship: Altena (805), Sirocco (806), Navitas (807), Cora Jo (809), Fensfjord (810)

Current AIS Location

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June 27th 2002: Keel laid.

April 22nd 2005: Launched

June 2nd 2005: Completed as CITO for C.V. Scheepvaartonderneming Cito, Harlingen – The Netherlands, Manager: Wagenborg Shipping B.V., Delfzijl – The Netherlands

© Marc Piché

© Marc Piché (Portsmouth, 18/04/2006)

April 2007: EMS for Ems Gemini Schiffahrts, Emden – Germany. Manager: Eilbrecht Reederei G.m.b.H. & Co., Emden – Germany

October 28th 2012: Suffered an engine failure en-route from Vierow to Newport with wheat cargo. Vessel was towed to Emden and docked Oct 30th.

© Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (Rozenburg, 11/09/2014)

© Marcus S

© Marcus S (Cuxhaven, 02/04/2015)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 27/08/2014)

August 2015: WILMSON VIVERO for HS Schiffahrts G.m.b.H. & Co. KG, Haren/Ems – Germany

© Wil Weijsters © Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (Cuxhaven, 01/10/2015)

September 2016: VIVERO for HS Schiffahrts G.m.b.H. & Co. KG, Haren/Ems – Germany

© Leo Johannes

© Leo Johannes (20/10/2016)

October 2016: LONGFJELL for HS Schiffahrts G.m.b.H. & Co. KG, Haren/Ems – Germany.

© Marcus S

© Marcus S (Cuxhaven, 01/04/2018)

October 2018: EMS for Owner: HS Schiffahrts G.m.b.H. & Co. KGHaren/Ems. Germany. Manager: HS Schiffahrts G.m.b.H. & Co. KG. Haren/EmsGermany

May 2019: KRABBSUND for Berge Rederi AS. Operator: Transmar AS

© Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström (Maasvlakte, 20092021)

February 13th 2023: Called at Dover from Slovag Port, 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, Fotoflite, Leo Johannes, Aleksi Lindström Marc Piché, Marcus S and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

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