Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Sloman Discoverer – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9620669

MV Sloman Discoverer

Ex Sun Discoverer, Sloman Discoverer

©  Gena Anfimov

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

Technical Data

  • Length: 138.01 m (overall) 130.71 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 21.0 m
    Depth: 11.0m
    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 SignV2FO2
    MMSI Number: 305737000
  • IMO Number:9620669
    Port of Registry: St John’s/Antigua & Barbuda
    Sister Ships: Sloman Dispatcher

Location Data


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History

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.

© Wil Weijsters

Sun Discoverer © Wil Weijsters (Terneuzen, 13/06/2017) 

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

Sun Discoverer © Erwin Willemse (Terneuzen, 15/07/2017) 

May 1st 2020: Renamed SLOMAN DISCOVERER. Owner: Sloman Neptun Schiffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft. Manager: Sloman Neptun Schiffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft

©  Gena Anfimov ©  Gena Anfimov

Sloman Discoverer ©  Gena Anfimov (Klaipeda. 29/06/2020)

December 19th 2020: Due at Dover from Casablanca.


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: Gena Anfimov, Aleksi Lindström, Wil Weijsters and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

 

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