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MV Wilson Aviles – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9313709

MV Wilson Aviles

Ex Hero Omken

© Marcus S

© Marcus S (Rendsberg, 08/07/2012)

Steel single screw “Jumme, Stadt Hemmoor/Okko Tom Brook design”motor vessel built in 2008 by Slovenske Lodenice Komarno A.S. Slovakia (Yard No 2111) as a General Cargo ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.30 m (overall) 84.60 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 12.50 m
  • Depth: 7.76m
  • Draught: 5.14  m (Summer) 5.03m (Winter)
  • Tonnage: 2451 gross/1325 net/2451 t deadweight
  • Engines: 1 x Wärtsilä W6 L20 – 4 stroke 6 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 1200 kW/HP
  • Speed: 10.5 knots
  • Capacity: 20 x 20ft containers/Bale / Grain – 1.969 m³ / 69.535 ft³, 2.487 m³ / 87.833 ft³
  • Call Sign: 9HMU9, 9HQT9, LXWB
  • MMSI Number: 314603000
  • IMO Number: 9313709
  • DNV iD Number: G94953
  • Official Number: 733867
  • Port of Registry: Hamburg/Germany 🇩🇪, Valletta/Malta 🇲🇹, Luxenbourg City/G.D. Luxembourg 🇱🇺, Hamburg/Germany 🇩🇪, Bridgetown/Barbados 🇧🇧
  • Sister-Ship: Edzard Cirksena (2107), Imel Abdena (2108), Sibet Attena (2109), Folkmar Allena (2110), Wilson Ayr (2112), Stortebeker (2113), Tanne Kankena (2114), Wilson Avonmouth (2117), Wilson Astakos (2118), Wilson Algeciras (2119), Wilson Almeria (2120), Wilson Alicante (2121) +++

Current AIS Location

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August 27th 2008: Keel laid. 

July 28th 2008: Launched as HERO OMKEN .

October 8th 2008: Completed as WILSON AVILES. Registered Owner: Vertom-Bojen Schiffahrts MS “Hero Omken” GmbH & Co. KG. Manager:Vertom Bereederungs GmbH & Co. KG. Operator: Wilson ASA, Bergen. Norway.

© Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 24/06/2009)

© Ken Smith © Ken Smith © Ken Smith

© Ken Smith (Gravesend, 18/08/2012)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 08/12/2021)

June 1st 2023: 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: Marcel and Ruud Coster, Fotoflite, Aleksi Lindström, Marcus S and Ken Smith for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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