Cargo VesselsPast and PresentReefer

MV Star Prima – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9338747

Star Prima

© Willem Oldenburg

Star Prima – © Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 28/04/2021)

Steel single screw, “Shikoku Stars” Class motor vessel built in 2006 by Shikoku Dockyard Co., Ltd. Takamatsu. Japan (Yard No 1031) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 162.50 m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 26.0 m
  • Depth: 4.10 m
  • Draught: 9.72 m (Summer)
  • Tonnage: 14030 gross/6724 net /13189t deadweight (Summer)
  • Engines: 1 x MAN-B&W 7S60MC-C – 2 stroke single acting 7 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 15820 kW/HP
  • Speed: 24 knots (Trial) 22,0 knots (Laden)
  • Number of Holds: 4
  • Capacity: 436 x 20ft containers/276 x 40 ft containers, 150 (on deck), 5 6 (under deck)/ 200 Reefer Plugs on deck. Reefer Capacity: 14477 m³
  • Call Sign:  9V9358, D5HW4, C6EO8
  • IMO Number: 9338747
  • Official Number: 7001299
  • MMSI Number: 311000958
  • Port of Registry: Panama, Singapore City/Singapore, Monrovia/Liberia, Nassau/Bahamas
  • Sister-Ship: Star Best, Star Care, Star Endeavour, Star First, Star Leader, Star Pride, Star Quality, Star Service, Star Standard, Star Stratos, Star Trust

Current AIS Location

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July 7th 2006: Keel laid.

October 7th November 14th 2006: Launched.

December 12th 2006: Completed for Grace Ocean Private Ltd. Manager; Cleanseas Shipmanagement Inc.

© Stan Muller © Stan Muller © Stan Muller

Star Prima – © Stan Muller (Antwerp, 14/05/2010)

April 24th 2015: Registered Owner; SSI Shipowning I Inc. Manager; SIEM Ship Management Sp. Z.o.o. Operator: Fyffes.

Star Prima –  ©  Aleksi Lindström (Departing Antwerp, 17/06/2015)

© Gerolf Drebes

Star Prima – © Gerolf Drebes (Singapore, 06/11/2018)

April 29th 2021: Called at Dover.

Star Prima – (Dover Strait Shipping)

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: Gerolf Drebes, Aleksi Lindström, Willem Oldenburg, Stan Muller and Paul Jolliffe – Nigel Scutt @ (Dover Strait Shipping) for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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