Cargo VesselsMulti Purpose Dry CargoPast and Present

MV Wilson Newcastle – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9431006

MV Wilson Newcastle

© Hans Van Rijn

© Hans Van Rijn (Maasvlakte, 18/09/2020) 

Steel single screw “Wilson North type” motor vessel built in 2011 by China Changjiang National Shipping Group Yichang Shipyard China (Yard No 2006-B025) as a Multi-purpose dry bulk/cargo ship . 

Technical Data

  • Length: 123.04 m (overall) 115.59 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 16.73 m
  • Depth: 10.0 m
  • Draught: 7.40 m (Summer)
  • Tonnage: 6118 gross/2966 net/8325.26t deadweight (Summer)
  • Engines: 1 x 4SA 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 8L32 diesel
  • Power: 3680 kW/5003 bHP
  • Speed: 13.0 knots (Service)
  • Holds: 2
  • Capacity: 60 x 20ft container/Bales:Hold 1: 3.620 m³ / 127.840 ft³ – Hold 2: 6.983 m³ / 246.605 ft³/Grain: Hold 1: 3.681 m³ / 129.995 ft³ – Hold 2: 7.101 m³ / 250.772 ft³
  • Call Sign: 9HA2628, LAMV8
  • MMSI Number: 259016000
  • IMO Number: 9431006
  • DNV id Number: G113565
  • Port of Registry: Valletta/Malta , Bergen Norway  
  • Sister-Ship: Wilson North (2006B019), Wilson Nice (2006B020), Wilson Narvik (2006B021), Wilson Nantes (2006B022), Wilson Newport (2006B023), Wilson Norfolk ( 2006B024), Wilson Nanjing (2006B026)


Current AIS Location

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December 2nd 2008: Keel laid.

May 31st 2011: Launched.

October 27th 2011: Completed as WILSON NEWCASTLE for Owner: Wilson Bergen. Registered Owner: Wilson Shipping AS. Operator: Wilson Eurocarriers, Manager:Wilson Ship Management

© Marcel and Ruud Coster © Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 06/06/2018)

© Aleksi Lindström © Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström (Maasvlakte, 01/09/2022)

February 27th 2023: Provisionally due at Dover.

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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 and Hans Van Rijn for their assistance in producing this feature.

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


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