Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Windstar – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9034494

MV Windstar

Ex Athene, Wani Star, Star, Huberna.

Windstar  © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 06/07/2015)

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1991 by Cassens shipyard, Emden (Yard No 0186) as a General Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 82.50 m (overall) 79.10 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 12.60m
    Depth: 6.65 m
    Draught: 4.693 m
    Tonnage: 999 – 2237 gross/1074 net/2700 – 3278t deadweight
    Engines: Oil 4SA Deutz MWM 8 M 628 8-cylinder diesel
    Power: 1100kW/1495 bHP
    Speed: 11.5 knots
    Capacity: 147.500 cu ft/138 TEU/138 x 20 ft containers
    Call Sign: DMYG, LAHL6
    MMSI Number: 257943000
  • IMO Number: 9034494
  • Official Number: 4365
    Port of Registry: Leer/Germany, Madeira/Portugal, Valletta/Gibraltar, Bergen/Norway

Current AIS Location

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1981: Completed as HUBERNA for Andreas Schepers KG m.a.”Huberna”.

December 27th 1981: Renamed STAR. Registered owner  & manager; Breise Schiffahrts G.m.b.H & Co Ltd. “ms Athene”

© Frits Olinga  © Frits Olinga

Star © Frits Olinga (River Ems, 11/11/1992)

© Simonwp

Star © Simonwp (Kiel, 01/06/1997)

August 9th 2002: Renamed WANI STAR.

© Capt Jan Melchers

Wani Star © Capt Jan Melchers

April 21st 2005: Renamed ATHENE. Registered owner; Sechste Fehn Schiffahrts GMBH

January 1st 2006: Renamed WINDSTAR. Registered owner; Torso Redeeri AB. Registered manager; Sunbay Management AS.

© Simonwp

Windstar © Simonwp (New Holland Dock, 22/07/2007)

July 8th 2008: Registered manager; M Hannestad AS

July 2015: Registered owner; Wind Shipping AS.


Windstar  © Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 01/08/2015)

December 30th 2020: Called at Dover from Bremen.


🆕 Windstar © 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, Capt Jan Melchers,  Frits Olinga and Simonwp for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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