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MV Seamac Gallant – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9599004

MV Seamac Gallant

ex Clipper Kastoria, Nord Hong Kong

© Capt Peter

© Capt Peter (Puerto Cortes, 26/10/2019)

Steel single screw “Handysize” motor vessel built in 2011 by Jiangmen NanYang Ship Eng Co. Ltd, Jiangmen, China (Yard No JNS 128) as a Bulk Carrier for Norden Shipping Singapore Pte

Technical Data

  • Length: 179.9 m (overall) 171.5 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 28.4 m
  • Depth: 14.10 m
  • Draught: 10.15 m
  • Tonnage: 20969 gross/11803 net/32289 t deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x 6-cylinder MAN-B&W 6S42MC diesel
  • Power: 6000 kW/8820 bHP
  • Speed: 13.6 knots
  • Capacity: 42.565 cbm
  • Call Sign: 9V9252, V7KT3, AWUO
  • MMSI Number: 419001262
  • IMO Number: 9599004
  • Official Number: 4445
  • Port of Registry: Singapore 🇸🇬, Majuro/Marshall Islands 🇲🇭, Mumbai/India 🇮🇳

Current AIS Location

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March 8th 2011: Keel laid.

July 15th 2011: Launched.

October 14th 2011: Delivered as NORD HONG KONG for Norden Shipping Singapore Pte. Operator: Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S

© Ken Smith  © Ken Smith

© Ken Smith

© Ken Smith (Silvertown, London 22/12/2011)

© Chris Howell  © Chris Howell

© Chris Howell

 © Chris Howell (Bluff, New Zealand, 19/01/2013)

August 1st 2016: Sold for $9.2M, Renamed CLIPPER KASTORIA for CFCL Handy ClipII LLC. Manager: Clipper Bulk A/S

March 1st 2017: Renamed SEAMAC GALLANT for Seamac Ltd, Mumbai. Manager: Arka Global Marine Services LLC.

© Fotoflite (Ref: 448490)

© Fotoflite (Ref: 448490)

August 6th 2022: Arrived/departed Malta Bunkering Area 3.

August 15th 2022: Arrived at Dover from Ravenna.

October 1st 2022: After nearly two months, left Dover for Antwerp.

© Mike Jackson © Mike Jackson © Mike Jackson © Mike Jackson © Mike Jackson © Mike Jackson © Mike Jackson

🆕 © Mike Jackson (01/10/2022)

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: Nigel Scutt (Fotoflite), Chris Howell, Mike Jackson, Capt Peter and Ken Smith for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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