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MV RDJ Maasstroom – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9197818

MV RDJ Maasstroom

Ex Saxum, Gerhard – G

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 19/09/2017)

Steel single screw “Pattje Saimax 3200 design” motor vessel built in 2000 by Daewoo Mangalia (Mangalia)(Yard No 1018) (Hull) – J, Pattje SW Waterhuizen (Yard No 417)(Construction) as General – Multipurpose ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 82.51 m (overall) 78.15 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 12,4 m
  • Depth: 6.7 m
  • Draught: 5.3 m
  • Tonnage: 2301 gross/1289 net/3158.56 t deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x MaK 6M25 6-cylinder diesel
  • Power: kW/2450 bHP
  • Speed: 12.0 knots
  • Capacity: 4.782 cbm/132 TEU 
  • Call Sign: ZDEH8, , PGCP
  • MMSI Number: 246391000
  • IMO Number: 9197818
  • Official Number: 733655
  • DNV ID Number: G94258
  • Port of Registry: Gibraltar 🇬🇮, Germany 🇩🇪, Rotterdam/The Netherlands 🇳🇱
  • Sister-Ship: Flinthorn (1003), Nikar G (1004), Merit (1005), Tomke (1007), Heinricg G (1017), Artamis (1021) 


Current AIS Location

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June 29th 1998: Keel laid as PATTJE SCHEEPSWERF 417.

May 17th 2000: Launched.

November 1st 2000: Delivered as GERHARD G  to Owner: Saxum Shipping Co. Ltd.
Operator: Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co.

2000: SAXUM for Briese Schiffahrtskontor G.m.b.H. & Co. K.G

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July 26th 2013: Owner/Manager: Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co.

September 2013: Owner/Manager: Reederei Elbe Shipping GmbH & Co. KG

2014: Owner/Manager: Chartering Carriers G.m.b.H. & Co. K.G

December 2014: Owner: BBC Chartering & Logistic GmbH & Co.

May 2015: Managed by Intertrade Shipping GmbH & Co. KG, Leer and Reederei Elbe Shipping GmbH & Co. KG, Drochtersen.

March 31st 2017: Managed by Rederij De Jong BV and Briese Schiffahrtskontor GmbH & Co. KG, Leer.

© Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 13/06/2017)

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March 26th 2020: Managed by Rederij De Jong BV and Briese Dry Cargo GmbH & Co. KG, Leer.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 19/08/2020)

November 20th 2022: Arrived in Rotterdam,

November 22nd 2022: Dockside Shipfacilities BV, IJsselmonde.

November 29th 2022: Sold to RDJ Maasstroom Shipping B.V.. Manager: Rederij De Jong B.V..

January 2023: Renamed RDJ MAASSTROOM.

January 23rd 2023: Provisionally due at Dover from Bremen.

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 Aleksi Lindström for their assistance in producing this feature.

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



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