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MV Kya – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9268837

MV Kya

ex Altena, Normed Gemlik, Altena

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

Kya © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden,  15/04/2021)

Steel single screw “Altena Class” motor vessel built in 2004 by Scheepswerf Peters BV, Kampen, Netherlands (Yard No 805) as a Multi-Purpose Dry cargo ship for CV Scheepvaartonderneming Altena, Delfzijl, Netherlands

Technical Data

  • Length: 111.40 m (overall) 108 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 13.35 m
  • Depth: 9.10 m
  • Draught: 5.75 m
  • Tonnage:  3991 gross/1559 net/6063t deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x Wärtsilä 6L26A – 4 SA 6 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 2040 kW/2772 bHP
  • Speed: 11.5 knots
  • Capacity: 144 x 20ft containers/277.644 ft³/TEU 252
  • Call Sign: PCBK, LAET5
  • MMSI Number: 257048880
  • IMO Number: 9268837
  • DNV id: 25272
  • Nat. Official Number: 7172 ZG 2003
  • Port of Registry: Delfzijl/ The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Trondheim/Norway 🇳🇴
  • Sister-Ships: Sirocco (806), Navatis (807), Cito (808), Cora Jo (809), Fensfjord (810)

Current AIS Location

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December 2002: Contract Date.

June 27th 2002: Keel laid.

November 21st 2004: Launched.

January 9th 2004: Completed as ALTENA for CV Scheepvaartonderneming Altena, Delfzijl, Netherlands. Manager: Wagenborg Shipping BV.

April 2004: NORMED GEMLIK for Normed Gemlik – CV. Manager: Wagenborg Shipping BV.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster  © Marcel and Ruud Coster

Normed Gemlik © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden,  15/06/2008)

January 2010: ALTENA for Normed Gemlik – CV, Manager: Wagenborg Shipping BV.


Altena © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg, 28/07/2014)

© Frits Olinga  © Frits Olinga

Altena © Frits Olinga (Delfzijl, 05/06/2018)

June 26th 2018: KYA for Berge Rederi AS. Manager: Berge Rederi AS.

© Frits Olinga  © Frits Olinga

Altena © Frits Olinga (Delfzijl, 27/06/2018)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster  © Marcel and Ruud Coster

Kya © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden,  15/08/2021)

August 17th 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: Marcel and Ruud Coster, Aleksi Lindström and Frits Olinga for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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