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MV Marten – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9617337

MV Marten

Ex Wilson Lisbon, Marten

© Marcus S

© Marcus S (Hamburg, 29/09/202)

Steel single screw “Amisia design” motor vessel built in 2012 by Slovenské Lodenice Komárno a.s.  (Yard No 3804) as a Multi-purpose dry cargo ship – Equipped for carriage of containers – Strengthened for heavy cargo – Gearless single decker.

Technical Data

  • Length: 89.92 m (overall) 83.95 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 12.90 m
  • Depth: 7.10 m
  • Draught: 5.55 m (Summer)
  • Tonnage: 2589 gross/1386 net/3785t deadweight (Summer)
  • Engines: 1 x Caterpillar/MaK 8M20C – 4 stroke single acting 8 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 1520kW/HP
  • Speed: 11.0 knots
  • Capacity: 36 x 20ft containers/ Grain: 4.636 m³ / 167.173 ft³ – Bale: 4.636 m³ / 167.173 ft³
  • Call Sign: 5BNU3
  • MMSI Number: 212376000
  • IMO Number: 9617337
  • DNV id Number: G116326
  • Port of Registry: Limassol/ Cyprus 🇨🇾
  • Sister-Ship: RMS Rotterdam (3801), RMS Bremen (3802), Santa Helena I (3803)

Current AIS Location

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December 19th 2008: Keel laid.

March 1st 2012: Launched.

May 17th 2012: Completed as MARTEN for Owner: Hermann Lohmann Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG MS “MARTEN. Manager: Hermann Lohmann Bereederungen GmbH & Co. KG.

© Frank Behrends

© Frank Behrends (Terneuzen, 08/08/2012)

October 7th 2013: Renamed WILSON LISBON.

© Moolen © Moolen

© Moolen (Ijmuiden, 09/09/2015)

November 20th 2015: Renamed MARTEN

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 08/09/2018)

February 19th 2024: Provisionally 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: Frank Behrends, Marcel and Ruud Coster, Fotoflite and Moolen for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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