MV Stena Vinga
© Tim Becker (Travemunde, 09/03/2019)
Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2005 by B.V. Schps & Mfbk De Merwede v/h van Vliet & Co, Hardinxveld, Holland. (Yard No 702) as a Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship
- Length: 124.90 – 129.90 m (overall) 116.23m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 23.40 m
- Depth: 8.60 m
- Draught: 5.30 – 5.60 m
- Tonnage: 13906 – 14551gross/5142 – 5157 net/2845 – 5142t deadweight
- Engines: 2 x MaK 9M32 diesels
- Power: 8640 kW/11747 bHP
- Speed: 18.5 knots
- Capacity: 400 passengers/ 200 cars/1235 – 1500 lane meters
- Call Sign: OYAX, SBCT
- MMSI Number: 266467000
- IMO Number: 9323699
- Port of Registry: Ronne/Denmark 🇩🇰, Gothenburg/Sweden 🇸🇪
- Sister Ships: Dueodde (579)
- Near Sisters: Commodore Clipper (378), Ben-My-Chree (971)
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As with her sister, DUEODDE, Van der Giessen-de Noord (VGN) based design.
January 7th 2005: Hull launched.
General Arrangement (as built) IHC Merwede
January 9th 2005: Superstructure added.
April 11th 2005: Sea trials.
Undergoing sea trials in the North Sea – © IHC Merwede
April 29th 2005: Delivered to Bornholmstrafikken, Ronne, Denmark.
© Wil Weijsters (Rotterdam, 11/04/2005)
April 20th 2005: Left Rotterdam for Denmark.
April 22nd 2005: Arrived Ronne
April 23rd 2005: Displayed in Ronne.
April 30th 2005: Services between Koge – Ronne – Ystad.
© Bernd Crause (Ystad, 05/05/2005)
© Simonwp (Ronne, 01/07/2005)
September 9th 2005: Some services between Ronne – Sassnitz.
© Mikkel (Ronne, 31/05/2008)
January 21st 2010: Left Ronne for Helsinki.
January 23rd 2010 – March 24th 2010: Refit and rebuilt at STX Europe, Helsinki. Upper freight decks covered, ducktail, new rudders and propellers.
March 24th 2010: Left Helsinki for Ronne.
March 26th 2010: Returned to service.
© Tim Vogel (all)
October 1st 2010: Her owners changed name and livery to Bornholmerfærgen.
January 14th 2011: Registered to Danske Færger A/S, Ronne, Denmark.
© Pieter Inpyn (Mukran-Sassnitz, 20/06/2013)
March 26th 2015: On leaving Koge went off course and damaged one of her propellers. Escorted to Koge for underwater examination.
March 26th 2015: Left Koge for repairs in Landskrona.
May 26th 2015: Returned to service.
November 2nd 2017: Sold to Stena RoRo, Gothenburg and chartered to Danske Faerger A/S, Ronne, Denmark until autumn 2018.
September 1st 2018: Last arrival at Ronne for Danske Færger A/S.
September 1st 2018: Left Ronne for Landskrona.
September 4th 2018: In Landskrona taken over by Stena Line and renamed STENA VINGA.
September 14th 2018: Left Landskrona for Gothenburg.
September 16th 2018 – March 7th 2019: Services between Gothenburg – Frederikshavn.
March 7th 2019: Left Frederikshavn for Travemunde.
March 8th 2019: Services between Travemunde – Liepaja.
© Tim Becker (Travemunde, 09/03/2019)
March 24th 2019: Services between Frederikshavn – Gothenburg.
January 3rd 2020: Services between Gothenburg – Kiel.
January 21st 2020: Services between Gdynia – Karlskrona.
February 3rd 2020: Left Karlskrona for Frederikshavn.
February 4th 2020: Services between Frederikshavn – Gothenburg.
July 1st 2020: Laid up in Gothenburg.
September 1st 2020 – September 24th 2020: Returned to service between Frederikshavn – Gothenburg.
September 25th 2020: Left Frederikshavn for Cherbourg.
© Dogan (Cherbourg, 11/10/2020)
September 27th 2020: Left Cherbourg for Rosslare.
September 28th 2020: Arrived Rosslare to act as relief for STENA HORIZON (released for cover on the Holyhead – Dublin route).
September 29th 2020: Services Rosslare – Cherbourg.
December 21st 2020: Left Rosslare for Gothenburg.
December 24th 2020: Arrived in Gothenburg.
January 6th 2021 – January 21st 2021: Refit cover Gothenburg – Kiel.
January 24th 2921 – February 26th 2021: Services between Karlskrona – Gdynia.
February 28th 2021 – March 20th 2021: Services between Grena – Halmstad.
March 21st 2021: Gothenburg – Frederikshavn
March 26th 2021: Last service Gothenburg – Frederikshavn
March 30th 2021: Left Gothenburg.
March 30th 2021: Arrived in Travemunde.
March 31st 2021 – July 25th 2021: Services Travemunde – Liepaja.
© Tim Becker (Travemunde, 02/04/2021)
© Marcus S (Travemunde, 04/07/2021)
July 25th 2021: Left Travemunde for Gothenburg.
July 26th 2021: Arrived Gothenburg.
September 2nd 2021: Left Gothenburg for Rosslare.
September 6th 2021: Entered service Rosslare – Cherbourg.
December 20th 2021: Completed service and left Rosslare for Frederikshavn.
December 25th 2021: Arrived Frederikshavn.
January 3rd 2022: Services Karlskrona – Gdynia.
July 1st 2022: Services between Gothenburg – Frederikshavn.
October 13th 2022 – 14th 2022: Services Travemunde – Liepaja.
November 14th 2022: Left Liepaja for Gydnia
November 30th 2022: Services Liepaja – Travemunde.
December 16th 2022: Left Travemunde for Frederikshavn.
December 18th 2022 – January 26th 2023: Relief cover (STENA DANICA refit) Gothenburg – Frederikshavn.
January 26th 2023: Sailed from Gothenburg to Frederikshavn.
February 5th 2023: Sailed from Frederikshavn to Liepaja.
February 6th 2023 – March 1st 2023: Services Liepaja – Travemunde.
March 1st 2023: Took up service Gothenburg – Kiel as relief (STENA GERMANICA refit) vessel.
© Wolfgang Fricke (Kiel, 13/03/2023)
March 17th 2023: Completed sailings.
March 18th 2023: Arrived Landskrona.
April 11th 2023 – April 27th 2023: Services between Koge – Ronne.
May 8th 2023: Services Frederikshavn – Gothenburg.
June 6th 2023: Came off service at Gothenburg and will sail to Algeciras (eta 12/06/2023) where she is believed to be chartered to AML (Africa Morocco Link) for services Algeciras – Tanger Med.
June 8th 2023: Left Gothenburg.
June 14th 2023: Arrived Algeciras for trials in both Algeciras and Tanger Med.
June 23rd 2023: Took up Intershipping services Algeciras – Tanger Med (until mid August 2023).
© Daniel Ferro (Algeciras, 23/07/2023)
October 11th 2023: Left Algeciras for Gothenburg.
October 17th 2023: Arrived in Gothenburg.
© Karl-Olaf Svensson (Gothenburg, 17/10/2023)
October 17th 2023: Sailed to Frederikshavn.
October 22nd 2023 – November 13th 2023: Services Frederikshavn – Gothenburg as relief for STENA DANICA.
November 13th 2023: Remained in Frederikshavn.
November 26th 2023: Left Frederikshavn.
November 26th 2023: Arrived Grenaa and took up services Grenaa – Halmstad (refit cover of STENA NAUTICA).
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: Tim Becker, Bernd Crause, Daniel Ferro, Wolfgang Fricke, Dogan, Mikkel, Pieter Inpyn, Marcus S, Simonwp, Karl-Olaf Svensson, Tim Fogel, Wil Weijsters and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.