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MV Lady Ariette – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9760378

MV Lady Ariette

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 18/10/2017)

Steel single screw “Sea-River Liner 3700” motor vessel built in 2016 by Groningen Shipyard, Waterhuizen (Yard No 158) as a General Cargo Ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.0 m (overall) 84.98 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 13.39 m
    Depth: 7.05 m
    Draught: 4.90 m (Max)
    Tonnage: 2544 gross/1216 net/3000t deadweight
    Engines: 1 × Caterpillar 3508C diesel
    Power: 749 kW/1018 bHP
    Speed: 10 knots
    Capacity: 5163 m³/ Grain- 182000 Cu.ft /Bale – 182000 Cu.ft
    Call Sign: PDCZ
    MMSI Number: 244870420
  • IMO Number: 9760378
    Port of Registry: Delfzijl /The Netherlands 🇳🇱
    Sister Ships: Lady Anna (127), Lady Anneke (128), Lady Alexandria (129), Lady Amalia (130), Lady Adele (131), Lady Ami (132), Lady Ariane (157), Lady Alida (159), Lady Anke-Lynn (160), Lady Anne Beau (161), Lady Asrid (162)


Current AIS Location

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This fleet of 12 were specially developed for sailing, on European coastal waters, with bulk and general cargo, such as forest products, grain and steel.”

April 2011: Ordered.

October 14th 2015: Launched and fitted out.

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (Groningen Shipyard at Waterhuizen, 20/10/2015)

December 14th 2015: Towed from Waterhuizen to Delfzijl and docked at Koninklijke Niestern Sander. 

© Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga ( Towed from Waterhuizen to Delfzijl and seen by the sea locks at Delfzijl, 14/12/2015)

December 21st 2015: Towed back to Waterhuizen for further outfitting.

February 6th 2016: Towed from the construction site to Delfzijl.

© Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (Towed from Waterhuizen to Delfzijl, 06/02/2016)

February 8th 2016: Technical trials.

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga (Sea trials on River Ems, 08/02/2016)

February 12th 2016: Delivered to Registered Owner: Lady Ariette B.V. Delfzijl, Groningen, Netherlands. Manager: Wijnne Barends BV.

February 12th 2016: Maiden voyage Eemshaven – Slite loaded with 2500 tons of household waste.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 08/06/2021)

December 17th 2021: Due at Dover.

August 21st 2023: Called 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, Fotoflite and Frits Olinga for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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