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MV San Jorge (Ex Maersk Flanders (II)) – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9186637

MV San Jorge

Ex Flandria Seaways, Maersk Flanders (II)

© Andreas Wörteler

© Andreas Wörteler (Hoek van Holland, 01/03/2010)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2000 by Guangzhou Shipyard International, Guangzhou, China (Yard No 7130010) as a RoRo Cargo/Ferry ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 50 m (overall) 131.58 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 20 m
  • Depth: 15 m
  • Draught: 40 m
  • Tonnage: 13073 gross/3921 net/5700t deadweight
  • Engines: 2 x Oil, 4-stroke single-acting Sulzer 8ZAL40S diesels
  • Power: 10740 kW/14.596 bhp
  • Speed:6 knots
  • Capacity: 12 passengers/ 1562 – 1710 lane meters
  • Call Sign: PCFK, OZOJ2, XCAR7
  • MMSI Number:345040028
  • IMO Number: 9186637
  • Official Number: 20379 Z R 2004
  • Port of Registry: Scheveningen/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Vlaardingen/The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Esbjerg/Denmark 🇩🇰, La Paz/Mexico 🇲🇽
  • Sister Ships: Maersk Anglia (7130011)
  • Near Sister Ships: Maersk Exporter (1459), Maersk Importer (1460)

Current AIS Location

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September 10th 1999: Christened

January 10th 2000: Delivered to  Dansk Supermarked Invest A/S, Højberg, Denmark (Management Norfolk Line B.V).

February 5th 2000: Arrived Scheveningen, Holland.

February 7th 2000: Services Scheveningen – Felixstowe.

November 18th 2006: Services Vlaardingen – Felixstowe.

© Ken Smith © Ken Smith

© Ken Smith (31/05/2006)

© Stan Muller © Stan Muller

© Stan Muller (Rozenburg, 15/02/2007)

© Andreas Wörteler © Andreas Wörteler

© Andreas Wörteler (Rotterdam, 06/05/2010)

July 12th 2010: Sale of Norfolklines to DFDS Seaways.

July 26th 2010: Renamed FLANDRIA SEAWAYS.

March 28th 2011: Taken over by DFDS A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark.

January 5th 2012: Had to cancel its departure from Rotterdam to Felixstowe, for security reasons caused by the stormy weather. Also suffered engine problems.

January 6th 2012: Resumed sailings.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Rozenburg, 08/09/2012)

© Wil Weijsters © Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (Rozenburg, 23/10/2012)

© Henk de Winde © Henk de Winde © Henk de Winde

© Henk de Winde (Rotterdam, 05/10/2013)

February 24th 2015: Ran aground off Vlaardingen.  The vessel was departing from Vlaardingen when she suffered a breakdown and drifted aground. Three tugs arrived and re-floated the her a few hours later. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. She continued on her journey to Felixstowe

April 29th 2015: Sold to Transportacion Maritima de California, Mexico.

May 2015; Renamed SAN JORGE.

© Joerg Seyler © Joerg Seyler

© Joerg Seyler (Hoek Van Holland, 03/05/2015)

May 3rd 2015: Left Rotterdam for Mexico.

June 2015: Services Mazatlán – La Paz – Mazatlán and Topolobampo – La Paz – Topolobampo.

© Wil Weijsters © Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (Mazatlan, 19/11/2015)


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, Fotoflite Stan Muller, Joerg Seyler, Ken Smith, Wil Weijsters, Henk de Winde and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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