Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Ostbense – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9566784

MV Ostbense

Ex Ardorf

Ostbense – © Marcus S (Emden, 18/03/2020)

Steel single screw “KNS MP7700 design” motor vessel built in 2011 by Jiangsu Yangzi Changbo Shipbuilding Co.,Ltd. China (Yard No CBSY07-011)(Hull) Volharding Shipyard, Foxhol (Yard No 707) completion as General cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 125.79 m (overall) 119.4 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 14.4 m
  • Depth: 9.31 m
  • Draught: 6.5 m
  • Tonnage: 5044 gross/2718 net/7300t deadweight
  • Engines: (1) 4T – 9 cylinder MaK 9M25C diesel
  • Power: 2970 kW/4035 bHP
  • Speed: 13.0 knots
  • Capacity: 9717.68 m³
  • Call Sign: V2FC5
  • MMSI Number: 305631000
  • IMO Number: 9566784
  • Register Number: 15611V
  • Port of Registry: St John’s/Antigua & Barbuda
  • Sister-Ship: Anna (708)

Current AIS Location

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December 17th 2008: Keel laid as ARDORF

December 7th 2009: Launched.

January 21st 2011: Delivered to Owner: Ostbense (c/o Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co KG). Operator: Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co.

Ostbense – © Jürgen Braker (Grünental, 30/04/2011)

Ostbense – © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 29/06/2017)

May 24th 2022: Provisionally due to call 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: Jürgen Braker, Aleksi Lindström and Marcus S for their assistance in producing this feature.

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



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