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MV Stena Transporter – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9469376

MV Stena Transporter

© Carsten Dettmer

© Carsten Dettmer (Hoek Van Holland, 14/06/2017)

Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2011 by Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (SHI), Geoje, South Korea (Yard No 1807) as a Roll-On/Roll-Off Cargo ferry for Stena Roro Ab, Gothenburg, Sweden

Technical Data

  • Length: 212.0 m (overall) 194.80 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 26.70 m
  • Depth: 9.30 m
  • Draught: 6.30 m (max)
  • Tonnage: 33690 gross/17330 net/8423t deadweight (summer)
  • Engines: 2 x MAN-B&W-STX 9L48/60B – 4 stroke single acting 9 cylinder 480 x 600 mm combustion engines
  • Power: 21600 kW/29376 bHP
  • Speed: 22.0 knots
  • Capacity: 300 passengers/4057 lane metres
  • Call Sign: PCIY
  • MMSI Number: 246762000
  • IMO Number: 9469376
  • Port of Registry: London/United Kingdom 🇬🇧, Hoek Van Holland/The Netherlands 🇳🇱
  • Sister Ships: Stena Transit (1808)

Current AIS Location

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March 22nd 2010: Keel struck.

June 19th 2010: Launched.

January 18th 2011: Completed and delivered to Katrine Leasing Ltd (Stena Roro Ab Gothenburg). Management Stena Line BV Hoek van Holland, Holland.

February 9th 2011: Arrived in Cape Town for bunkers.

February 23rd 2011: Arrived Hoek Van Holland.

March 1st 2011: Commenced services between Hoek Van Holland – Killingholme.

© Simonwp

© Simonwp (Hoek Van Holland, 01/09/2011)

© Dirk Jankowsky  © Dirk Jankowsky

© Dirk Jankowsky (Hoek Van Holland, 02/06/2011)

© Andreas Wörteler  © Andreas Wörteler

© Andreas Wörteler (Rotterdam, 20/05/2012)

2013: Registered owner: Stena North Sea Ltd

February/March 2016: Retrofitted with Wärtsilä in-line closed-loop exhaust gas cleaning solutions (“scrubbers”) at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam.

© Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg (Amsterdam, 02/03/2016)

October 2016 – November 2016: Services between Hoek Van Holland – Harwich.

© Pieter Inpyn  © Pieter Inpyn

© Pieter Inpyn (Hoek Van Holland, 29/10/2018)

March 26th 2020: Registered owner; Stolt Cyprus 5 Co Ltd (Care of Stena Line BV)

January 2021: Continues to maintain services between Hoek Van Holland – Killingholme.

© Erwin Willemse  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (Rotterdam-Maasvlakte, 02/01/2021)

March 14th 2021 – March 25th 2021: Refit at at Damen Schiedam.

© Rob De Visser 

© Rob De Visser  (26/03/2021)

© Hannes van Rijn © Hannes van Rijn

© Hannes van Rijn (Rotterdam-Maasvlakte, 03/04/2021 (Left) 07/11/2021 (Right))

May 2023: Continues service Hoek Van Holland – Killingholme.

© Pieter Inpyn © Pieter Inpyn © Pieter Inpyn

© Pieter Inpyn (Hoek Van Holland, 17/06/2023)

April 17th 2024: Came off service at Hoek Van Holland.

April 17th 3034: Arrived Antwerp for refit.

April 4th 2024: Left Antwerp and conducted sea trials.

April 5th 2024: Arrived Hoek Van Holland and resumed Hoek Van Holland – Killingholme.

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: Carsten Dettmer, Dirk Jankowsky, Aleksi Lindström, Willem Oldenburg, Pieter Inpyn, Simonwp, Erwin Willemse, Hannes van Rijn, Rob De Visser and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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