Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Arklow Freedom – Past and Present

MV Arklow Freedom

© Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse

Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 2008 by Astilleros de Murueta SA, Spain (Yard No. 265) as a general cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 89.95m (overall) 84.98m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 14.5m (extreme)
  • Depth: 7.35m
  • Draught: 6.28m (summer)
  • Tonnage: 2,998 gross, 1,673 net, 4480t (deadweight)
  • Engines: MaK 6M25 diesel.
  • Power: 1499W
  • Speed: 11.5 knots
  • Capacity: 213,855.53 ft³/6,056m³ (Grain & Bale)
  • Call Sign: EIEX9
  • IMO Number: 9361756
  • Official Number: 404063
  • MMSI Number: 250001396
  • Registry: Arklow/Ireland
  • Sister-ships: Arklow Faith, Arklow Fame, Arklow Fortune, Arklow Flair, Arklow Future, Arklow Fern, Arklow Falcon, Arklow Field, Arklow Forest

Vesselfinder AIS Location Data

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March 29th 2008: Completed.

© Erwin Willemse  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse

2008: Registered Owner; Invermore Shipping, Arklow. Shipping Manager; Arklow Shipping

© Ken Smith  © Ken Smith

© Ken Smith

February 27th 2018: Due at Dover (arrival to be confirmed).

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: Ken Smith and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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