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MV Scot Venture – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9243928

MV Scot Venture

© Marcus S

© 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.

Technical Data

  • 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.

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© Simonwp (Terneuzen, 01/06/2003)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (IJmuiden, 09/04/2010)

© Willem Oldenburg © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 27/08/2018)

November 4th 2023: Called at Dover.

December 4th 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, Marcus S and Simonwp for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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