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MV Rhodanus – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9173173

MV Rhodanus

Ex Hansa Kampen

© Frits Olinga

Rhodanus – © Frits Olinga (Zelzate (Belgium), 08/08/2006)

Steel single screw “Combi Porter 150”motor vessel built in 1998 by Ceskoslovenska Plavba Labska AS Decin,Czech Republic (Hull) Shipyard Peters, Kampen, Overijssel, Netherlands(Completion)(Yard No 458) as a General Cargo, Multi Purpose

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.95 m (overall) 84.95 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.40m
    Depth: 5.65 m
    Draught: 4.35 m (max)
    Tonnage: 2056 gross/1168 net/2953t deadweight
    Engines: Oil, 4-stroke 8-cylinder Wartsila 8R20 single acting diesel
    Power: 1320 kW/1795bHP
    Speed: 10.5 knots
    Capacity: Grain 4304 – Bale 4285 m³/116 TEU
    Call Sign: PGBC, V2HD7
    MMSI Number: 304462000
  • IMO Number: 9173173
    Port of Registry: Delfzil/The Netherlands, Tholen/The Netherlands, St Johns/Antigua & Barbuda
    Sister Ships: Anet (471), Panda (472), Mare (469)

Current AIS Location

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June 1st 1997: Keel laid.

October 18th 1998: Delivered as HANSA KAMPEN to C.V. Scheepvaartonderneming Hansa Kampen, Delfzijl – The Netherlands. Manager; Geuze Shipping B.V., Poortvliet – The Netherlands

© Henk Guddee

Hansa Kampen – © Henk Guddee (Terneuzen, 04/10/2005)

January 2006: RHODANUS. Registered Owner; Mare Shipping I B.V., Tholen – The Netherlands. Manager; Mare Shipping I B.V., Tholen – The Netherlands

October 2018: Registered Owner; ‘Rhodanus’ Interscan UG (haftungsbeschränkt) & Co. KG, Hamburg, Germany. Manager; West-Trade Logistic GmbH. Schöttmannshof 18, 46539 Dinslaken. Germany

© Emmanuel L © Emmanuel L

Rhodanus – © Emmanuel L (Valletta, 04/07/2019)

October 13th 2019: Ran aground in the open mouth of Bonifacio, at a place called ‘Cala Longa’. Salvage contract to Smit Salvage, the tug PERSEVERO stood by.

October 18th 2019: Re-floated. 

July 17th 2021: 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: Emmanuel L, Henk Guddee and Frits Olinga for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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