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MV Sea Shannon – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9160047

MV Sea Shannon

© Aubrey Dale

Sea Shannon – © Aubrey Dale

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1998 by Rechytsa Shipyard Rechytsa. Belarus (Hull) Damen Shipyards Bergum B.V. Bergum. The Netherlands (Completed) (Yard No 9983) as Multi-purpose general cargo ship .

 Technical Data

  • Length: 82.45 m (overall) 77.84 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 11.30 m
  • Depth: m
  • Draught: 4.05 m (Max)
  • Tonnage: 1670 gross/834 net/2268t deadweight (Summer)
  • Engines: 1 x Stork-Wärtsilä (Kromhout 6FHD240G) – 4 stroke single acting 6 cylinder diesel.
  • Power: 749 kW/HP
  • Speed:  knots
  • Capacity: 72 x 20 ft containers/ Grain / Bales: 3.088 m³ / 109.050 ft³
  • Call Sign: PCEF
  • MMSI Number: 245334000
  • IMO Number: 9160047
  • Official Number: 6427 Z G 1998
  • Port of Registry: Lemmer/The Netherlands

Current AIS Location

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July 1998: Launched as JORISTIN.


May 20th 1998: Completed as SEA SHANNON for Owner/Manager: C.V. Scheepvaartonderneming Joriston Lemmer (J.J. Cramer), The Netherlands

March 2006: Registered Owner: Shannon Shipping  B.V.. Manager: Amasus Shipping B.V.. Operator: Seacon.

October 2nd 2009: ” During a voyage to Glasgow, Scotland, sailing off the south coast of England, fire broke out in the cargo of 1,900 tons of grain standby by the Solent Coastguard, fire brought under control.”.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

Sea Shannon – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 11/03/2017)

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

Sea Shannon – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 31/10/2020)

© Bob Scott

Sea Shannon – © Bob Scott (Gravesend (UK),  02/02/2022)

April 21st 2022: Due at Dover from Northfleet (UK).

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, Aubrey Dale, Bob Scott and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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