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MV Northern Wave – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9186601 

MV Northern Wave

ex Wilson Arctic, Notus Express, Karadeniz Powership St Patrick, Siem Supplier, Stril Supplier

© Pieter Inpyn

Northern Wave © Pieter Inpyn (Esjberg, 02/09/2021)

Steel twin azimuth “MT 6000” motor vessel built in 1999. Launched by Scheepswerf “De Hoop” Heusden, Heusden, The Netherlands (Yard No 1032) and completed by YVC Ysselwerf BV. Capelle a/d IJssel, The Netherlands (Yard No 273) as Tug – Platform supply vessel (1032)

Technical Data

  • Length: 83.70 m (overall) 76.20 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 19.70 m
  • Depth: 7.45 m
  • Draught: 6.10 m (Max)
  • Tonnage: 3917 gross/1332 net/3037 t deadweight
  • Engines: 2 x Caterpillar 3516B DITA/2 x Caterpillar 3512B DITA
  • Power: 6670 kW/HP
  • Speed: 15.5 knots (Max) 10.0 knots (Economic)
  • Deck Storage: 480 m² work deck area/160 m² garage deck area/160 m² shelter deck area/200 m² under deck area
  • Max Cargo Capacity: Deck cargo: Up te 50 m²/Deck strength: 5,0 t/m²/MGO: 1.336 m³ – Discharge rate: 2x 250 m³/h/Fresh water: 1.070 m³ – Discharge rate: 2x 150 m³/h/Mud: 642 m³ – Discharge rate: 3x 100 m³/h/Brine: 642 m³ – Discharge rate: 2x 100 m³/h
  • Call Sign: LJKB3, OXDR2,
  • MMSI Number: 219812000
  • IMO Number: 9186601 
  • Official Number: D 4864
  • Port of Registry: Aalesund/Norway 🇳🇴, Liberia 🇱🇷, Esbjerg/Denmark 🇩🇰
  • Sister-Ship: Skandi Barra, Skandi Sottra, Skandi Caledonia, Skandi Foula, Skandi Rona, Scandi Buchan, Olympic Princess, Skandi Marstein  

Current AIS Location

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June 26th 1998: Keel laid.

January 8th 1999: Launched.

April 26th 1999: Completed as STRIL SUPPLIER for A1 Carrier Express APS – Denmark

© Fotoflite

Stril Supplier © Fotoflite

July 1st 2007: SIEM SUPPLIER for Siem Offshore Rederi A/S. Manager: Arracaju Srvicos Auxiliares.

© Geir Vinnes

Siem Supplier © Geir Vinnes (Shipspotting) (Dusavik, 29/07/2007)

© Sydney Sinclair

Siem Supplier © Sydney Sinclair (Lerwick, 25/08/2009)

April 1st 2017: KARADENIZ POWERSHIP SIR PATRICK for Karpowershipyard Rauf Bey Co. Manager: Karmarine Karadeniz Denezcilik.

November 1st 2017: NOTUS EXPRESS Owner: Wilson Offshore A/S – Denmark.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster  © Marcel and Ruud Coster

Notus Express © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 06/07/2018)

February 1st 2020: WILSON ARCTIC Owner: Wilson Offshore A/S – Denmark. Manager: World Marine Offshore A/S.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster  © Marcel and Ruud Coster

Wilson Arctic © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 24/03/2021)

July 1st 2021: NORTHERN WAVE for Owner: Wilson Offshore A/S – Denmark. Manager: Northern Offshore Services A/S

August 3rd 2022: Called at Dover from Esbjerg



Northern Wave © Dover Strait Shipping (Dover, 04/08/2022)

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: Marcel and Ruud Coster, Dover Strait Shipping, Fotoflite, Pieter Inpyn and Sydney Sinclair for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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