Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Rix Flevo – Past and Present

MV Rix Flevo

Ex Leeswig, Frieda

Rix Flevo – © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 25/05/2017)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1996 by Shipbuilding Yard Beleg JSC, Rybinsk (Yard No 616/02) as a General Cargo Ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.0 m (overall) 84.90 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 13.7 m
    Depth: 7.7 m
    Draught: 6.11 m
    Tonnage: 2901 gross/ net/4515t deadweight
    Engines: Deutz MWM SBV 9 M 628 diesel
    Speed: 10.5 knots
    Capacity: 5575m3 , 201 TEU
    Call Sign: V2GF, YLKR, 5BRT4
    MMSI Number: 212853000
  • IMO Number: 9139335
    Port of Registry: Germany, Latvia, Saint Johns/Antigua & Barbuda, Limassol/Cyprus
    Sister Ship: Addi L

Current AIS Location

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July 12th 1995: Keel laid.

October 3rd 1996: Launched.

December 21st 1996: Completed as FRIEDA

© Simonwp

Freida – © Simonwp (Kiel, 01/11/1998)

© Simonwp

Freida – © Simonwp (Kiel, 01/06/2006)


Frieda Flevo – © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 28/07/2006)

January 1st 2007: Registered Owner; Leeswig Partenreederei and renamed LEESWIG.

© Henk Guddeee  © Henk Guddeee

Leeswig – © Henk Guddeee (Terneuzen, 29/09/2008)

November 28th 2014: Registered Owner; Afantana Services Ltd and renamed RIX FLEVO.

February 2017: Registered Owner; Rix-F Shipping Ltd .


Rix Flevo – © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 25/05/2017)

July 16th 2020: Arrived in Dover.


Rix Flevo – © Nigel Scutt (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: Henk Guddee, Aleksi Lindström, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping), Simonwp and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.

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



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