Petra – © Marcus S (Hamburg, 23/04/2021)
Steel single screw “92-063 / 1, type Rugen design” motor vessel built in 2005 by Slovenske Lodenice Komarno A.S. Sasinkova 12. 81108 Bratislava. Slovak Republic (Yard No 1905) as a Multi-Purpose dry cargo ship – Mini bulk carrier Strengthened for heavy cargo.
- Length: 86.57 m (overall) 81.07 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 12.80 m
Depth: 7.10 m
Draught: 5.55 m
Tonnage: 2530 gross/ 1372net/3539t deadweight
Engines: 1 x MaK 8M20 – 4 SA 8-cylinder diesel
Power: 1520 kW/2067 bHP
Speed: 12.3 knots
Capacity: 167 x 20 ft containers/ Grain: 4.677 m³/Bales: 4.620 m³
Call Sign: V2OV1, CQET7
MMSI Number: 255806482
- IMO Number: 9197442
Port of Registry: St Johns/Antigua & Barbuda 🇦🇬, Madeira/Portugal 🇵🇹
Sister Ships: Tuperna (1910), BBC Gibraltar (1417), Anka Sky (1412), Meridian Tres (1418), Asela (1419) + more +
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June 2nd 1998: Keel laid.
January 10th 2005: Launched.
April 11th 2005: Completed as MARNE for Owner: Reederei Erwin Strahlmann e.K.
Marne – © Ken Smith (Gravesend, 12/09/2011)
2014: Owner and Manger: Reederei Erwin Strahlmann GmbH & Co KG.
Marne – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 05/03/2016)
Marne – © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsburg, 01/07/2017)
July 2018: Reederei Erwin Strahlmann GmbH & Co KG
January 2021: Renamed PETRA for Owner: Petra Schiffahrts UG. (haftungsbeschränkt) & Co., KG. c/o Wessels Reederei GmbH & Co KG. Industriestrasse 12-14. 49733 Haren (Ems). Germany. Manager: Wessels Reederei Gmbh & Co KG. Industriestrasse 12-14. 49733 Haren (Ems). Germany.
Petra – © Eddie Walker (Trent Wharves, 02/01/2022)
April 5th 2022: Due at Dover.
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