Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Liamare – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9166481

MV Liamare

ex Ameland

© Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping)

Steel single screw “IHDA MPC5700” design motor vessel built in 2001 by ATVT Sudnobudivnyi Zavod Zaliv, Kerch. Ukraine (Yard No 169)(Hull) IHDA Shipbuilding Service B.V.. Krimpen aan den Lek, The Netherlands (Yard No 1201) (Completion) as a General cargo ship – self discharger.

Technical Data

  • Length: 107.05m (overall) 100.9m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 15m
  • Depth: 8.3m
  • Draught: 6.24m
  • Tonnage: 4112 gross/2267 net/5842t deadweight
  • Engines: (1) 4T – 6-cylinder MAK diesel
  • Power: 2880kW/3913HP
  • Speed:  13 knots
  • Capacity: 2 Holds, Grain & bales: 282.000 ft³
  • Call Sign: PBBH
  • IMO Number: 9166481
  • Register Number: 08706Q
  • MMSI Number: 245455000
  • Port of Registry: Harlingen/Netherlands 🇳🇱, Maartensduk/Netherlands 🇳🇱
  • Sister-Ship: Sylvia (167), Sambre (168), Montana (201), Lekstroom (204), Lingestroom (205)


Current AIS Location

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September 16th 2000: Launched. Registered Owner; L Switynk, Harlingen, Netherlands.

April 21st 2001: Completed as AMELAND. Registered Owner; Ameland Shipping B.V.

© Henk Guddee

© Henk Guddee

April 1st 2007: Renamed LIAMARE. Registered Owner; Liamare Shipping B.V. Registered Manager; Flinter Shipping B.V.

© Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström  

©  Aleksi Lindström

© Marc Piché © Marc Piché  

© Marc Piché

January 2016: Being used for transportation of rock armour to the Port of Dover to add support/sea protection of the coastal railway.

© Nigel Scutt © Nigel Scutt  

© Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping)

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: Henk Guddee, Aleksi Lindström, Marc Piché and Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping) for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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