MV Lady Ariette
Ariette – © 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
- 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)
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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.
Ariette – © Frits Olinga (Groningen Shipyard at Waterhuizen, 20/10/2015)
December 14th 2015: Towed from Waterhuizen to Delfzijl and docked at Koninklijke Niestern Sander.
Ariette – © 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.
Ariette – © Frits Olinga (Towed from Waterhuizen to Delfzijl, 06/02/2016)
February 8th 2016: Technical trials.
Ariette – © 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.
Ariette – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 08/06/2021)
December 17th 2021: Due at Dover.
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Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)