MV Venture (Tug) – Past and Present

IMO Number: 7529469

MV Venture

Ex Trhes, Thres

© Fotoflite Ref 449223

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Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1977 by Astilleros de Santander (Yard No 129) as a Pusher/Tug.

Technical Data

  • Length: 25.30 m (overall) 23.12 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 8.26 m
  • Depth: 3.02 m
  • Draught: 3.92 m
  • Tonnage: 166 gross/82 net/146t deadweight
  • Engines: Oil 4SA 12-cylinder Caterpillar 3512B diesel – (2019) Moteurs Baudouin 4W105
  • Power: 1230 kW/HP
  • Speed: 11.0 knots
  • Capacity: 
  • Call Sign: EHJZ, 2HUC5
  • MMSI Number: 235106674
  • IMO Number: 7529469
  • Register Number: 33N799
  • Port of Registry: Santander/Spain 🇪🇸, Liverpool/UK 🇬🇧

Current AIS Location

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1977: THRES  for Grupo Remolques Unidos SA – Santander

1990: Renamed TRHES

© Frank Foerst

© Frank Foerst (Santander, 01/04/1994)

August 2014: VENTURE for Operator/Manager: Carmet Tug (UK)

© Robert J Smith © Robert J Smith © Robert J Smith

© Robert J Smith (Tilbury, 11/05/2016)

© Malcolm Cranfield

© Malcolm Cranfield (Birkenhead, 25/05/2017)

© John Pegden © Dover Strait Shipping

© John Pegden (Dover, 11/09/2020) (Left) © Dover Strait Shipping (Right)

February 10th 2023: Arrived in Dover to assist in the final adjustments to the wave wall for the new marina.

February 10th 2023: Left Dover and sailed to Falmouth.

March 8th 2023: Due at Dover from Rotterdam.

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: Malcom Cranfield, Dover Strait Shipping, Frank Foerst, Fotoflite , John Pegden and Robert  Smith for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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