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MV Shoalway – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9556337

MV Shoalway

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© Aleksi Lindström (Rotterdam, 07/09/2022)

Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2010 by Intervak Intervak Scheepswerf & Constructie BV. Harlingen. The Netherlands (Yard No 221) as a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger.

Technical Data

  • Length: 90.00 m (overall) 83.09 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 19.0 m
  • Depth: 7.25 m
  • Draught: Max load line: 5.93 m / DWT 5.392 t – Max. draught dredging: 6.82 m / DWT 6 m
  • Tonnage: 4088 gross/1229 net/5490t deadweight
  • Engines: 2 x Caterpillar – 4 stroke – 16 cylinder diesels
  • Power: 2982 kW/4052HP
  • Speed: 11.0 knots (Loaded) 14.0 knots (Max)
  • Capacity: 4.503 m³
  • Dredging Depth: 30.0 m
  • Call Sign: 5BYP2
  • MMSI Number: 212115000
  • IMO Number: 9556337
  • BV Register Number: 14398C
  • Port of Registry: Limassol/Cyprus 🇨🇾


Current AIS Location

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August 12th 2008: Keel laid.

November 23rd 2009: Launched.

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April 23rd 2010: Completed as SHOALWAY for Registered Owner: Royal Boskalis Westminster Shipping (Care of Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV (Royal Boskalis Westminster NV) Rosmolenweg 20. 3356 LK Papendrecht. The Netherlands. Manager: Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV. Rosmolenweg 20. 3356 LK Papendrecht. The Netherlands.

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© Aleksi Lindström (Rotterdam, 07/09/2022)

July 24th 2023: Due at Dover “for the next phase of planned dredging in the Outer Harbour with the Dover Western Docks Revival project”.


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


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