MV Sloman Discoverer
Ex Sun Discoverer, Sloman Discoverer
Sloman Discoverer © Gena Anfimov (Klaipeda, 29/06/2020)
Steel single screw motor vessel built in by Jiangzhou Union Shipbuilding Co., Ltd Matou Town. Rui Chang. China (Yard No JZ1040) as a Multi-Purpose dry cargo ship
- Length: 138.01 m (overall) 130.71 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 21.0 m
Draught: 8.0 m
Tonnage: 9611 gross/4260 net/12641t deadweight
Engines: 1 x Mak 6M43C – 4 stroke 6 cylinder diesel
Power: 5400 kW/HP
Speed: 15.0 knots
Capacity: 15.953 m³/665 20ft – 524 14ft containers/25 sockets – max. 50 reefers via splitters
Call Sign: V2FO2
MMSI Number: 305737000
- IMO Number:9620669
Port of Registry: St John’s/Antigua & Barbuda
Sister Ships: Sloman Dispatcher
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December 4th 2007: Contract date.
November 20th 2008: Keel laid.
July 25th 2011: Launched.
January 6th 2012: Completed as SLOMAN DISCOVERER. Owner: Sloman Neptun Schiffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft. Manager: Sloman Neptun Schiffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft
Sloman Discoverer © Aleksi Lindström (Antwerp, 16/06/2015)
May 1st 2017: Renamed SUN DISCOVERER. Owner: Sloman Neptun Schiffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft. Manager: Sloman Neptun Schiffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft.
Sun Discoverer © Wil Weijsters (Terneuzen, 13/06/2017)
Sun Discoverer © Erwin Willemse (Terneuzen, 15/07/2017)
May 1st 2020: Renamed SLOMAN DISCOVERER. Owner: Sloman Neptun Schiffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft. Manager: Sloman Neptun Schiffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft
Sloman Discoverer © Gena Anfimov (Klaipeda. 29/06/2020)
December 19th 2020: Due at Dover from Casablanca.
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