Ex Burgtor, Lady Linda, Mellum, Port Lima
Wings – © Marcus-S (Outbound, port of Hamburg, 01/06/2021)
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1989 by ENVC – Estaleiros Navais de Viana do Castelo, S.A. Portugal (Yard No 150) as a General dry cargo ship – Strengthened for heavy cargo
- Length: 87.0 m (overall) 82.10 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 13.0 m
Depth: 7.10 m
Draught: 5.07 m
Tonnage: 2351 gross/1206 net/3200t deadweight
Engines: 1 x Alpha MAN-B&W 8L23/30 DKV – 4 stroke 8 cylinder diesel
Power: 1080 kW/1468 bHP
Speed: 13.9 knots (Max) 11 knots (Service)
Capacity: 138 x 20ft containers/4.530 m³ / 160.500 ft³
Call Sign: V2OR7
MMSI Number: 304665000
- IMO Number: 8801113
Port of Registry: Lisbon/Portugal, St Johns/Antigua & Barbuda, Limassol/Cyprus, St. John’s/ Antigua & Barbuda
Sister Ships: Port Vouga (151), Port Sado (152), Port Faro (153), Herm J (154), Sirrah (155), Wannsee (156), Liesel (157), Queensee (159), Port Foz (220), Adele J (221), Heidi J (222), Anna J (223)
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July 11th 1988: Keel laid.
January 1st 1989: Launched.
March 31st 1989: Completed as PORT LIMA – Registered Owner: Portline Transportes Maritimos Internacionais S.A.
Port Lima – © PWR (Ocean Lock, Poole)
November 1993: MELLUM – Registered Owner: Briese Schiffahrts. GmbH MS Mellum
December 1994: LADY LINDA – Registered Owner: Lady Linda Shipping Co
Lady Linda – © Jens Smit ( @ Emden)
July 2004: BURGTOR – Registered Owner: Roland Second Maritime GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. Manager: Reederei Erwin Strahlmann GmbH & Co. KG. Schleusenstraße 10. 25541 Brunsbüttel. Germany. Operator: R.E.S. Chartering GmbH, Fuhlentwiete 10. 20355 Hamburg. Germany.
Burgtor – © Aleksi Lindström (Kiel Canal, 16/07/2011)
Burgtor – © Erwin Willemse (Velsen-Zuid, 07/07/2016)
February 2021: WINGS – Registered Owner: Wing Shipping Ltd (c/o Astramar Shipping). Manager: Aquarius Shipmanagement SIA.
November 17th 2021: Arrived in Dover.
Wings – 🆕© Dover Strait Shipping (Dover, 17/11/2021)
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, PWR, Marcus-S, Jens Smit and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.
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