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MV RDJ Johanna – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9195418

MV RDJ Johanna

Ex  Thea Marieke, Nordic Bianca, Korsar, Athos.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

RDJ  Johanna – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Amsterdam, 16/01/2022)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2001. Hull by Daewoo-Mangalia, Rumania (Yard No 1022), completed by Pattje Saimax, Eemshaven, (Yard No 421) as Cargo ship. 

Technical Data

  • Length: 82.5 m (overall) 76.9 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 12.4  m
  • Depth: 7.6 m
  • Draught: 5.3 m
  • Tonnage: 2311 gross/1305 net/3171 deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x Mak 6M25 – 4 stroke single acting 6 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 1800 kW/2447 bHP
  • Speed: 11.5 knots
  • Capacity: 132 x 20 ft containers/G: 167.390 Cu ft
  • Call Sign: PBDE
  • MMSI Number: 246064000
  • IMO Number: 9195418
  • Italian Register Number: 102002
  • Port of Registry: Midwolda/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Gibraltar 🇬🇮, Delfzijl/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Rotterdam/The Netherlands 🇳🇱
  • Sister Ships: Nikar G (1004), Helene G (1021),

Current AIS Location

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June 29th 1998: Keel laid as ARAMIS

February 17th 2001: Launched.

© Leo Johannes

Athos – © Leo Johannes (Eemshaven, 16/04/200)

September 28th 2001: Completed as ATHOS for Athos B.V..  Manager: Briesse Shipping B.V..

February 2005: Renamed KORSAR for Briese Schiffahrts G.m.b.H. & Co. K.G. ms ‘Pellworm’

July 1st 2005: Renamed NORDIC BIANCA for Grey Star B’v.. Manager: Marin Ship Management.

Nordic Bianca – © Aleksi Lindström (Helsinki, 14/07/2006)

Nordic Bianca – © Marcus S (Kiel, 08/08/2006)

December 2006: Registered Owner: The M Shipping B.V..

January 1st 2007: Renamed THEA MARIEKE for MS “Thea Marieke” C.V.(W & R Shipping B.V.), Rotterdam.

Nordic Bianca – © Marcus S (Kiel, 10/10/2010)

July 1st 2021: Renamed RDJ JOHANNA for Owner/Manager: RDJ Shipping B.V.

RDJ  Johanna – © Aleksi Lindström (Rotterdam, 22/02/2022)

April 27th 2022: 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: Marcel and Ruud Coster, Leo Johannes, 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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