MV Scot Venture
© Marcus S (Cuxhaven, 22/07/2023)
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2002 by Tille Scheepsbouw Kootstertille B.V. Balkwar 10. 9288 ZG Kootstertille. The Netherlands (Yard No 340) as a General cargo ship – Equipped for carriage of containers – Strengthened for heavy cargo.
- Length: 89.98 m (overall) 84.99 m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 13.75 m
- Depth: 6.25 m
- Draught: 4.92 m (Summer)
- Tonnage: 2602 gross/1395 net/3262t deadweight
- Engines: 1 x Wärtsilä 6L26A – 4 stroke 6 cylinder diesel
- Power: 1950 kW/2650HP
- Speed: 13.5 knots
- Capacity: 162 x 20ft containers/68 x 40 ft containers – Grain / Bales: 4.870 m³ / 179.834ft³
- Cargo Gear: 1 x Gantry crane – SWL 14,0 t
- Call Sign: VSSO2
- MMSI Number: 235437000
- IMO Number: 9243928
- Port of Registry: Inverness/UK 🇬🇧
- Sister-Ship: Somers Isles (341), Scot Mariner (339)
Current AIS Location
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June 26th 1998: Keel laid.
March 22nd 2002: Launched.
April 26th 2002: Completed as SCOT VENTURE for Scot Venture Shipping Ltd. Inverness. Manager: Intrada Ships Management Ltd.. Rochester.
© Simonwp (Terneuzen, 01/06/2003)
© Marcel and Ruud Coster (IJmuiden, 09/04/2010)
© Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 27/08/2018)
November 4th 2023: Called at Dover.
December 4th 2023: Provisionally due at Dover.
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