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MV Waaldijk – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9514937

MV Waaldijk

Ex JRS Auriga

Waaldijk – © F Vorholt (Kiel, 29/10/20)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2010 by Chowgule & Company Pvt. Ltd. Shipbuilding Division Loutulim. Goa. India (Yard No 190) as Multi-Purpose dry cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 89.95 m (overall) 84.94 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 14.40 m
    Depth: 7.85 m
    Draught: 6.22 m (Summer)
    Tonnage: 2984 gross/1598 net/4891t deadweight
    Engines: 1 x MaK 6M25 – 4 stroke single acting 6 cylinder diesel
    Power: 1980 kW/HP
    • Speed: 11.5 knots
    Lifting Gear: 1 x Gantry crane for pontoons
    Capacity: 38 x 20ft containers/5.818 m³ / 205.471 ft³
    Call Sign: PBZA
    MMSI Number: 245726000
    IMO Number: 9514937
    • DNV iD Number: G107841
    • Port of Registry: Groningen/The Netherlands

Current AIS Location

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March 27th 2006: Contract date.

December 17th 2008: Keel laid. Under construction as JRS AURIGA.

October 24th 2009: Launched.

June 30th 2010: Completed.

July 7th 2010: Delivered as WAALDIJK for Registered Owner: Waaldijk B.V.. Manager: Navigia Shipmanagement B.V. Groningen. Operator: Vertom.

Waaldik – © Aleksi Lindström  (Rendsberg, 10/06/2014)

2015: Registered Owner: Waaldijk II B.V..

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

Waaldijk – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 14/09/2020)

May 11th 2022: Due at Dover from Poole.

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, Aleksi Lindström and F Vorholt for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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