Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Longrun – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9556313

MV Longrun

Ex Espero, Flinter Ridhi

© Willem Oldenburg

Espero © Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 25/07/2017)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2013 by Chowgule and Company PVT. Limited Mormugoa, India (Yard No C-203) as a Multi-purpose cargo ship – heavy cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 101.15 m (overall) 96.14 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 14.40 m
    Depth: 8.50 m
    Draught: 6.15 m
    Tonnage: 3603 gross/1910 net/5500t deadweight (summer)
    Engines: 1x MaK 6M25 – 4 stroke single acting 6 cylinder diesel
    1980 kW/2690 bHP
    Speed: 11.5 knots (service)
  • Lifting equipment: 1x Gantry deck crane
    Capacity: 42 x 20ft containers/6.884,7 m³ / 241.000 ft³
    Call Sign: V2GK3, PCEJ
    MMSI Number: 244790509
  • IMO Number: 9556313
    Port of Registry: St Johns/Antigua & Barbuda, Rotterdam/The Netherlands, Harlingen/The Netherlands, Groningen/The Netherlands

Current AIS Location

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June 20th 2012: Completed.

May 2012: FLINTER RIDHI for Garud B.V. Rotterdam. Manager; Flinter Management B.V. Barendrecht – The Netherlands

© Wil Weijsters  © Wil Weijsters

Flinter Ridhi © Wil Weijsters (New Waterway, 03/09/2013)

October 2016: Renamed ESPERO. Manager; JR Shipping B.V. Harlingen, The Netherlands.

© Frits Olinga  © Frits Olinga

Espero © Frits Olinga (Delfzijl, 17/08/2017)

December 1st 2017: Renamed LONGRUN for Longrun Shipping B.V. Manager; SDG Holding B.V.

© Martin Klingsick

Longrun © Martin Klingsick (Rotterdam,  20/06/2019)

November 17th 2020: 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: Martin Klingsick, Willem Oldenburg, Frits Olinga and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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