Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Whitney Bay – Past and Present

IMO Number: 8911085

MV Whitney Bay

ex United Cool, E W Whitney

© Daniel Ferro

© Daniel Ferro

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1990 at Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co., Ltd. (Yard No. 2652) as a refrigerated cargo vessel

Technical Data

  • Length: 141.00m (overall), 133.00m (moulded)
  • Breadth: 26.00m (moulded)
  • Depth: 13.00m
  • Draught: 8.508m (summer)
  • Tonnage: 8,739 gross, 4,085  net, 9,687t deadweight
  • Engines: One 2 SA 6- Cylinder Kobe diesel
  • Power: 20401/15005 kW
  • Speed: 21.9 knots
  • Capacity: REF 12,719 CAR x 331
  • Call sign: ELMY7, A8KZ8
  • IMO Number: 8911085
  • MMSI Number: 636013153
  • Registry: Monrovia/Liberia 🇱🇷, Manila/ Philippines 🇵🇭, Panama 🇵🇦, Monrovia/Liberia 🇱🇷

Current AIS Location

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August 18th 1989: Keel laid.

October 31st 1989: Launched.

February 9th 1990: Completed as E W WHITNEY.

© Mike Jackson

© Mike Jackson

1992: Registered Owner; Eastwind Maritime S.A. Registered Manager; Norbulk Shipping UK Ltd.

December 2002: Renamed UNITED COOL.

© Edson de Lima Lucas

© Edson de Lima Lucas

© Capt Peter

© Capt Peter (August 2005)

February 2006: Renamed WHITNEY BAY.

2014: Registered Owner; Whitney Bay Shipping Company B.V. Registered Manager; Seatrade Groningen B.V.

© David Pratt © David Pratt  

© David Pratt

February 17th 2022: Called at Dover.

© Dover Strait Shipping (Dover, 17/02/2022)

December 18th 2023: Provisionally due 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: Capt Peter, Dover Strait Shipping, Daniel Ferro, Mike Jackson, Edson de Lima Lucas and David Pratt for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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