Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Wilson Farsund – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9491733

MV Wilson Farsund

Wilson Farsund  ©Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg,  10/07/2012)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2012 by Shandong Baibuting Shipbuilding Co. Ltd , Rongcheng. China (Yard No BBT001) as a Multi-purpose dry cargo ship – Strengthened for heavy cargo

Technical Data

  • Length:97m (overall) 84.93 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 15.40m (moulded)
    Depth: 7.60 m
    Draught: 5.68 m (winter)
    Tonnage: 3561 gross/1590 net/4380t deadweight (winter)
    Engines: 1x Wärtsilä 6L26B2 – 4 stroke 6 cylinder diesel engine
    Power: 2040 kW/HP
    Speed:  11.5 knots
    Capacity: Grain & Bale: 5.684 m³ / 200.716 ft³/ Hold capacity with bulkheads in storage positions: 5.509 m³
  • Call Sign: 8PAE7
    MMSI Number:314377000
  • IMO Number: 9491733
  • Official Number: 733640
  • GNV GL id Number: G115092
    Port of Registry:Bridgetown/Barbados

Current AIS Location

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December 18th 2007: Contract date.

December 22nd 2008: Keel laid.

December 25th 2010: Launched.

March 20th 2012: Completed. Registered owner; Wilson Shipowning AS. Registered manager; Wilson Ship Management AS, Bergen.


Wilson Farsund  © Aeksi Lindström (Rendsberg,  10/07/2012)

© Willem Oldenburg  © Willem Oldenburg

Wilson Farsund  © Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden,  10/11/2014)

December 16th 2020: Due at Dover

🆕 © Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping)

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: Dover Strait Shipping, Aleksi Lindström and Willem Oldenburg for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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