MV Wilson Limerick
Ex RMS Bremen
Wilson Limerick – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden 26/07/2020)
Steel single screw “Amisia design 92-063 type Ruhrtal/Rhine” motor vessel built in 2012 by Slovenske Lodenice Komarno a.s.Rolnickej Skoly 1519, 945 01 Komarno. Slovak Republic (Yard No 3802) as a Multi-purpose dry cargo ship – Equipped for carriage of containers, strengthened for heavy cargo
- Length: 89.88 m (overall) 84.43 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 12.80 m
Depth: 7.10 m
Draught: 5.55 m
Tonnage: 2589 gross/1386 net/3812t deadweight
Engines: 1 x MaK 8M20C – 4 stroke 8 cylinder diesel
Power: 1520 kW/HP
Speed: 12.0 knots
Capacity: Hold (grain) with grain bulk heads 4.750 m³ / 167.667 ft³ – Hold (bale) with grain bulk heads 4.636 m³ / 167.173 ft³
Call Sign: 5BLX3
MMSI Number: 210041000
- IMO Number: 9617301
- DNV id Number: G116324
Port of Registry: Limassol/Cyprus
Sister Ships: Wilson Liverpool (3801), Marten (3804)
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April 8th 2010: Contract date.
December 19th 2008: Keel laid.
September 2nd 2011: Launched.
February 2nd 2012: Completed as RMS BREMEN for Rhenus Schiffinvest GmbH & Co. KG ms “Bremen”. Manager: Hermann Lohmann Bereederungen GmbH & Co. KG
RMS Bremen – © Charlie Hill (Courtesy of PWR)
RMS Bremen – © Aleksi Lindström (Rotterdam, 17/06/2016)
February 1st 2012: Renamed WILSON LIMERICK for Bremen Rhenus Schiffinvest. Manager: Hermann Lohmann Schiffahrts.
February 3rd 2018: Ran aground approaching Hobro in the Mariager Fjord. Re-floated by own means the same day. It was inspected by divers and allowed to resume service after the seaworthiness was confirmed. It arrived at Varberg on Feb 5.
April 7th 2018: “Having sailed from Dunkirk on Apr 5 at 11.40 p.m. and being bound to Gdansk, was disabled and adrift in the Northsea north of Norderney. The vessel was taken on tow at 3.30 p.m. by the German tug WULF 9 towards Cuxhaven. It was safely berthed at the Steubenhöft on Apr 8 around 2 a.m. and left the port again on June 15 at 2.30 a.m., headed to Gdansk.
Wilson Limerick – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden 26/07/2020)
September 7th 2021: Due at Dover.
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