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MV Nivar – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9297163

MV Nivar

Ex Nivaria

© Martin Klingsick

© Martin Klingsick (Canvey Island, 13/05/2023)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2004 by RMK Marine Gemi Yapim San, Ve Deniz Tas. Islt. A.S , Turkey (Yard No 057) as a Oil tanker / Chemical tanker.

Technical Data

  • Length: 96.82 m (overall) 88.83 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 14.2 m
  • Depth: 7.65 m
  • Draught: 6.2 m
  • Tonnage: 2815  gross/1183 net/4250t deadweight
  • Engines: (1) 4T – 8 cyl MaK 8M25 diesel
  • Power: 2400 kW/3261 bHP
  • Speed: 14.0 knots
  • Capacity: 4.000 cbm
  • Call Sign: ECHI, 3E3713
  • MMSI Number: 352001898
  • IMO Number: 9297163
  • BV Register Number: 04730T
  • Port of Registry: Santa Cruz de Tenerife/Spain 🇪🇸, Panama City/Panama 🇵🇦

Current AIS Location

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October 11th 2003: Keel laid.

2004: Launched.

September 6th 2004: Completed.

July 2004: Delivered as NIVARIA to Owner/Operator: Distribuidora Maritima Petrogas S.L

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© Fotoflite (10/05/2005)

© Derek Sands

© Derek Sands (Harwich, 07/08/2005)

© Wil Weijsters © Wil Weijsters 

© Wil Weijsters (New Waterway, 30/08/2005)

September 2022: NIVAR for Registered Owner: Niva Shipping Corp. Ltd.. Owner/Operator: Chemtankers Shipping S.A.

May 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: Fotoflite, Derek Sands, Martin Klingsick and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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