Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Spauwer – Past and Present

IMO: 9668570

MV Spauwer

© Willem Oldenburg

Spauwer – © Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 21/06/2017)

Steel twin  screw motor vessel built in by DaoDA Heavy Industries Qidong, China (Yard No DB006)and completed by Shipyard Trico B.V.Rotterdam, The Netherlands  as a Trailing suction hopper dredger – self-discharging

Technical Data

  • Length: 142.80 m (overall) 134.59 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 21.06 m
    Depth: 11.0 m
    Draught: 8.50 m
    Tonnage: 9781 gross/2934 net/13060t deadweight
    Engines: 2 x General Electric 16V250 – 4 stroke 16 cylinder diesels
    Power: 8076 kW/10972 bHP
    Speed: 15.0 knots
    Capacity: 7.453 m³ – loading capacity ca. 13.060 t
  • Dredger Depth: ± 65,00 m
    Call Sign: PDCI
    MMSI Number: 244870072
  • IMO Number: 9668570
    Port of Registry: Yerseke/The Netherlands

Current AIS Location

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December 15th 2015: Launched

May 19th 2017: Completed for Spauwer Marine Aggregates B.V. as SPAUWER. Manager; Den Herder Seaworks B.V.

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

Spauwer – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 08/11/2019)

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse

Spauwer – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 20/06/2020)

October 22nd 2020: Arrived at Dover from Ijmuiden.

Spauwer – © Dover Strait Shipping

August 19th 2021: Called at Dover.

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: Willem Oldenburg, Nigel Scutt @ Dover Strait Shipping,  and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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