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MV UAL Cologne – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9681534

MV UAL Cologne

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

UAL Cologne – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 26/03/2019)

Steel single screw “ Eco Trader 8700” motor vessel built in 2014 by Bodewes Shipyards B.V., Hoogezand, Groningen, Netherlands (Yard No 764) as a General Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 127.30 m (overall) 125.0 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 15.80 m
    Depth: 10.05 m
    Draught: 6.75 m (design)
    Tonnage: 5950 gross/ net/8700t deadweight
    Engines: Oil 4SA 6-cylinder MaK 6M32 diesel
    Power: 2999 kW/HP
    Speed:  12.5 knots
    Capacity: 420000 cuft/TEU: 172
  • Cargo Gear: 2 x NMF type 420000 cft
    Call Sign: PBCK
    MMSI Number: 244620675
  • IMO Number: 9681534
    Port of Registry: Groningen/The Netherlands
    Sister Ships: UAL Africa (760), UAL Bodewes (761), UAL Houston (762), UAL Texas (763)

Current AIS Location

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© Frits Olinga

UAL Cologne – © Frits Olinga (Hoogezand, 18/09/2013)

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

UAL Cologne – © Frits Olinga (Hoogezand, 02/11/2013) 

February 7th 2014: Launched as JADE C. Baptized as UAL COLOGNE by Mrs Angela Roters, wife of Jurgen Roters (The Mayor of Cologne).

March 10th 2014: Towed from Hoogezand to Delfzijl.

© Frits Olinga © Frits Olinga

UAL Cologne – © Frits Olinga (Hoogezand to Delfzijl, 10/03/2014)

© Frits Olinga

UAL Cologne – © Frits Olinga (River Ems, 12/03/2014)

March 17th 2014: Delivered to Registered Owner: Nescos E B.v. Hoogezand, Groningen, The Netherlands. Registered Manager: Nescos Shipping B.V., Groningen, The Netherlands.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

UAL Cologne – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 02/12/2016)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

UAL Cologne – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 12/03/2019)

September 15th 2021: Boarded by “Pirates” who gained access to the vessel while anchored. Her forecastle was broken into to gain access to the storage compartment and various pieces of ship’s equipment were stolen.

January 24th 2022: 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: Marcel and Ruud Coster and Frits Olinga for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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