Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Richelieu – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9369526

 MV Richelieu

© Wil Weijsters

Richelieu  © Wil Weijsters (New Waterway, 19/02/2015)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2006 by Tallinn Shipyard, Tallinn. Estonia (Yard No 9362) as a Multi purpose cargo vessel

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.60 m (overall) 84.99 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.50 m
    Depth: 7.0 m
    Draught: 5.40 m
    Tonnage: 2545 gross/ net/3817t deadweight (summer)
    Engines: 1 x MaK 8M20 diesel
    Power: 1520 kW/HP
    Speed:12.0 knots
    Capacity: 176 x 20 ft containers/ Grain & Bales: 5.250 m³
    Call Sign: ZDHS7
    MMSI Number: 236354000
  • IMO Number: 9369526
    Port of Registry: Gibraltar/Gibraltar

Current AIS Location

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© Marius Esman - Meppel

Richelieu © Marius Esman – Meppel.

August 2006: Completed as RICHELIEU by Damen Shipyards Bergum B.V. Bergum, The Netherlands. Owner; Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG MS “WESTEEL”. Manager; Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG, Hafenstrasse 12 26789 Leer. Germany.

Richelieu © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 24/06/2009)

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

Richelieu © Frits Olinga (inbound Eemshaven, 28/10/2018)

November 2nd 2020: Arrived at Dover from Casablanca.

🆕Richelieu © Dover Strait Shipping

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: Marius Esman – Meppel, Aleksi Lindström, Frits Olinga, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping) and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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