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MV Scot Explorer – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9841794

MV Scot Explorer

© Fabian Vornholt

© Fabian Vornholt (Kiel, 12/08/2020)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2019 by Royal Bodewes Shipyards BV. Hoogezand. (Yard No 747) as a General Dry Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 89.98 m (overall) 84.87 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 15.30 m
    Depth: 6.60 m
    Draught: 5.69 m
    Tonnage: 3457 gross/2201 net/4803t deadweight
    Engines: 1 x MaK 6M25C – 6 cylinder diesel
    Power: 1850 kW/2515 bHP
    Speed: 16.0 knots
    Capacity: 201 x 20ft containers/84 x 40ft containers/ Bale/Grain: 240.000 ft³
    Call Sign: MGIE2
    MMSI Number: 232025009
    IMO Number: 9841794
    Official Number:
    Port of Registry: Inverness/UK 🇬🇧
    Sister-Ship: Scot Ranger (750), Scot Isles (751)

Current AIS Location

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December 16th 2015: Keel laid.

© Fritz Olinga

© Fritz Olinga (16/08/2019)

October 11th 2019: Launched.

© Fritz Olinga © Fritz Olinga

© Fritz Olinga (25/11/2019)

December 2nd 2019: Completed as SCOT EXPLORER for Owner: Scotline Ltd, Romford, UK. Manager: Intrada Ships Management Ltd. Rochester, UK.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 26/05/2020)

© Willem Oldenburg © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 18/07/2023)

December 13th 3023:

“Suffered a cargo shift and loss of 160 cbm logs in pos. 55 07 42 N, 001 26 54 W, about 1,6 nautical miles east of the Blyth pier on Dec 13 at 11.06 a.m. UTC, and again at 11.40 a.m. in adverse weather, en route from Aberdeen to Dover with 3500 cbm logs as cargo on board eight people on board. The ship berthed in the port of Sunderland at 5.10 p.m. the same day to secure the remaining cargo. The drifting logs were expected to wash ashore.”

December 17th 2023: Provisionally 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: Marcel and Ruud Coster, Fotoflite, Willem Oldenburg, Fritz Olinga and Fabian Vornholt for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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