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MV Wilson Brake – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9150511

MV Wilson Brake

Ex Northern Lindnes

© Hannes van Rijn

© Hannes van Rijn (Rotterdam, 31/10/2020)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1997 by Slovenske Lodenice Komarno, Slovakia (Yard No 2934) as a General Cargo ship – Heavy cargo – Containership.

Technical Data

  • Length: 87.90 m (overall) 83.50 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 12.80 m
  • Depth: 7.10 m
  • Draught: 5.51 m (Summer) 5.40 m (Winter)
  • Tonnage: 2446 gross/1369 net/ 3710t deadweight (Summer) 3592t (Winter)
  • Engines: 1 x Deutz SBV6M628 – 4 stroke 8 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 1500 – 2038 (@ 900 rpm) kW/HP
  • Speed: 10.5 knots (Service) 11.07 knots max)
  • Capacity: 176 x 20ft containers/ Bales: 4.620 m³ / 163.155 ft³ Grain: 4.650 m³ / 164.215 ft³
  • Call Sign: 9HJI5, 8PFO7
  • MMSI Number: 314701000
  • IMO Number: 9150511
  • Official Number:
  • Port of Registry: Douglas/Isle of Man 🇮🇲, Valletta/Malta ,🇲🇹 Bridgetown/Barbados 🇧🇧
  • Sister-Ship:

Current AIS Location

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September 10th 1996: Keel laid.

March 2nd 1997: Launched.

May 27th 1997: Delivered as NORTHERN LINDNES to Owner: Olga Shipping Co. Ltd.  Manager: Jebsens Ship Management, Valletta.

© Charley Hill

© Charley Hill (Thanks to PWR)

1998: Owner: Olga Shipping Co. Ltd.  Manager: Wilson Ship Management.

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Klaipeda, 19/06/2013)

2004: WILSON BRAKE for Owner: 2004 Olga Shipping Co., Ltd. Valletta. Malta. Manager: Wilson Ship Management.

© Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström (Rotterdam, 20/09/2021)

January 9th 2024: 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: Marcel and Ruud Coster, Fotoflite, Aleksi Lindström, PWR (Charley Hill) and Hannes van Rijn for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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