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MV Saga Fortune – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9644524

MV Saga Fortune

© Bob Scott

© Bob Scott (Gravesend, 02/02/2022)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2012 by Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.. Saikai.  Japan (Yard No 1077) as a Combined general cargo / container carrier – Single deck.

Technical Data

  • Length: 199.90 m (overall) 194.024 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 32.36 m
  • Depth: 19.50 m
  • Draught: 13.32 m
  • Tonnage: 37499 gross/ 15805 net/ 55596t deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x 5 – cylinder Wärtsilä 5S60ME-C8 6RT-flex50-D
  • Power: 9560 kW/HP
  • Speed: 14.5 knots
  • Capacity: On deck: 618 – In holds: 1.376 x 20ft containers/385 cbm/ TEU 2x42t PK, 10 L      
  • Ballast Capacity: 20.929 m³
  • Cargo Gear: 2 x Cranes – SWL 42,0 t travelling gantry with weather protection
  • Call Sign: VRLF8
  • MMSI Number: 477001300
  • IMO Number: 9644524
  • DNV id Number: 31498
  • Official Number: HK-3654
  • Port of Registry: Hong Kong/China 🇭🇰
  • Sister-Ship: Saga Fantasy (1078)

Current AIS Location

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December 28th 2010: Keel laid.

September 20th 2012: Launched.

November 6th 2012: Completed as SAGA FORTUNE for Saga Shipholding (Norway) AS, Manager: Saga Welco A/S

2013: Owner: Saga Shipholding Norway AS. Manager: Anglo Eastern Shipmanagement. Operator: Saga Forest Carriers (Part of the Hesnes Group)

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© Gena Anfimov (Klaipeda, 19/03/2013)

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© Fotoflite (21/08/2014)

October 21st 2022: “Boarded by robbers at the Panjang anchorage.  The perpetrators escaped with the stolen ship’s properties. The theft was noticed by the duty crew on the next routine rounds. The incident was reported to the local agent, who relayed the message to the Indonesian Marine Police.”.

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© John Jones (Inbound for Tilbury Dock, 30/11/2022)

May 13th 2024: Arrived at Dover,

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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: Gena Anfimov, N Harper, Jon Jones, Fotoflite and Bob Scott for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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