Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Wilson Ghent – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9150236

MV Wilson Ghent

Ex Northern Loknes, Northern Larsnes

© Wil Weijsters


Wilson Ghent © Wil Weijsters (Rotterdam,  16/02/2008)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1996 by Slovenske Lodenice AS. Komarno, Slovakia (Yard No 2930) as a General cargo ship – Heavycargo – Container ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 87.90m (overall) 83.50m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.80m
    Depth: 7.10m
    Draught: 5.51m (Summer0
    Tonnage: 2446 gross/1369 net/3707t deadweight (Summer)
    Engines: 1 x Deutz MWM SBV8M628 – 4 stroke 8 cylinder diesel
    Power: 1500 kW/2038 bHP
    Speed:  knots
    Capacity: 120 x 20ft containers/ Container capacity 14t – 144/4.600 m³
    Call Sign: 9HBK5
    MMSI Number: 249647000
  • IMO Number: 9150236
    Port of Registry:  Valletta/Malta

Current AIS Location

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June 10th 1996: Launched as: NORTHERN LARSNES

August 7th 1996: Completed as NORTHERN LOKNES for Fedora Shipping Co., Ltd., Valletta – Malta


Northern Loknes © PWR

March 2004: Renamed WILSON GHENT for Wilson Shipowning AS. Bradbenken 15835 Bergen, Norway. Manager; Wilson EuroCarriers AS, Bradbenken 1, 5835 Bergen. Norway

Wilson Ghent © Aleksi Lindström

April 6th 2021: Called 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: Aleksi Lindström, PWR and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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