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MV Patriot – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9845245

MV Patriot

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

Patriot – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 12/12/2019)

Aluminium twin screw “Javelin” motor vessel built in 2017 by NG Shipyards, The Netherlands (Yard No 25.25) as a Research vessel.

Technical Data

  • Length: 25.9  m (overall) 23.87 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 7.0 m
    Depth: 3.4 m
    Draught: 1.63 m
    Tonnage: 127 gross/38 net/143 t deadweight
    Engines: (2) 4T – V12 cyl – MAN diesels
    Power: 2058 kW/2796 bHP
    Speed: 24.0 knots (25 knots max)
    Crew: Ship’s operation 3 persons
    Crew: Offshore day 12 persons in seats
    Crew: Offshore overnight 8 persons in twin-berth cabins
    Crew: Offshore overnight 2 persons in single-berth cabins
    Call Sign: PDEN
    MMSI Number: 244110559
    IMO Number: 9845245
    Register Number: 32148V
    Port of Registry: Urk/The Netherlands


Current AIS Location

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September 1st 2017: Naming ceremony.

September 5th 2017: Completed for Owner/Manager: Braveheart Shipping B.V.. as a hydrographic survey and crew tender.

  • “The Patriot is suitable to perform various operations:ᄋ
  • Hydrographic surveyᄋ
  • Crew transferᄋ
  • Transport of equipmentᄋ
  • Transfer of fuelᄋ
  • Transfer of cargo and equipment, with vessels’ own craneᄋ
  • Diving supportᄋ
  • Windfarm supportᄋ
  • Guard vessel operationsᄋ
  • UXO clearance support.
  • The Patriot has 12 crew seats, 2 toilets, a galley, a shower and 6 cabins with 10 berths total. The vessel has two moonpools. The first moonpool is installed with Braveheart’s own survey equipment. The second moonpool can be installed with survey equipment as per client’s request.”.


© NG Shipyards

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

Patriot – Patriot – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 12/12/2019) (Ijmuiden, 08/03/2018).

October 1st 2021: Registered Owner/Manager: Braveheart Exploitatie B.V..

May 19th 2022: 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: Marcel and Ruud Coster and NG Shipyards for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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