Past and Present

MV Joe – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9351153

MV Joe

Ex Sonreiras, Victoriadiep, OSC Victoriadiep, Victoriadiep

Dover Strait Shipping (Dover 05/05/2021)

Steel single screw “V Class” motor vessel built in 2007 by Zaliv Shipyards Kerch. Ukraine and completed by Bodewes Scheepswerven B.V. Hoogezand. The Netherlands (Yard No 658) as a Multi-purpose cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 119.98 m (overall) 113.65 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 15.20 m
    Depth: 8.45 m
    Draught: 7.45 m (Summer)
    Tonnage: 5057gross/2691 net/7450t deadweight (Summer)
    Engines: 1 x MaK 8M32 – 4 stroke single acting 8 cylinder diesel
    Power: 3840kW/HP
    Speed:  15.0 knots (Max) 13.0 knots (Service)
    Capacity: 375 x 20ft containers/143 x 40ft containers – 19 TEU/Container capacity 14t – 235
  • Hold Capacity: Hold 1: .4.306 m³ / 152.060 ft³ – Hold 2: 5.288 m³ / 186.737 ft³
  • Cargo Gear: 2 x Cranes – SWL 60,0 t each Max. out reach: 25,00 m
  • Call Sign: PHMM, EAZF, V2HT6
    MMSI Number: 305655000
  • IMO Number: 9351153
    Port of Registry: Groningen/The Netherlands 🇳🇱,  Santa Cruz de Tenerife/Spain 🇪🇸, Antigua and Barbuda 🇦🇬
    Sister Ships: Voorndiep (606), Velserdiep (619), Veendiep (607) , Vennendiep (624), Vriesendiep (620), Veelerdiep (623), Vegadiep (643), Virginiadiep (787), Vlistdiep (785).


Current AIS Location

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August 2007: Built as VICTORIADIEP for Beheermaatschappij Victoriadiep B.V., Groningen – The Netherlands

December 17th 2007: Completed as OSC VICTORIADIEP for Beheermaatschappij Victoriadiep B.V., Groningen – The Netherlands

© Capt Ted © Capt Ted

© Capt Ted (Veracruz,, Marc 2010)

January 2011 – July 2016: VICTORIADIEP for Beheermaatschappij Victoriadiep B.V., Groningen – The Netherlands

© Aleksi Lindström (Terneuzen outbound Antwerp, 27/06/2013)

© Simonwp

© Simonwp (Kiel, 01/07/2013)

July 2016 – 2019: VICTORIADIEP for Sormano Victoria, B.V.Groningen – The Netherlands

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 25/11/2016)

June 1st 2019: SONREIRAS for Registered Owner & Manager; Naviera de Galicia S.A. (NAVIGASA), La Coruña. Spain.

May 5th 2021: Called at Dover.

Dover Strait Shipping (Dover 05/05/2021)

July 7th 2022: Called at Dover.

September 13th 2022: Called at Dover.

© Mike Jackson © Mike Jackson © Mike Jackson

© Mike Jackson (Dover Strait Shipping (Dover 05/05/2021)

February 7th 2023: Renamed JOE. To Owner/Manager: Joe Jens U Waller GmbH & Co KG

March 3rd  2023: Arrived in Dover from Antwerp.

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: Mike Jackson, Aleksi Lindström, Nigel Scutt @ Dover Strait Shipping, Simonwp, Capt Ted and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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