Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Crown Emma – Past and Present

MV Crown Emma

ex Crown Emerald

© Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse

Steel single screw “Crown Class” motor vessel built in 1996 by Iwagi Zosen Co., Ltd., Kamijima, Japan (Yard No SZ-164 ) as Refrigerated cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 151.99 m (overall) 141.50 m (registered)
  • Breadth: 23.0 m
  • Depth: 13.00 m
  • Draught: 8.67 m
  • Tonnage: 10519 gross/5406 net/10351t deadweight
  • Engines: 1x Mitsubishi 6UEC 60LS – 2 stroke single acting 6 cylinder 600 x 2.300 mm diesel engine.
  • Power: 11915 kW/HP
  • Speed: 22.5 knots (max)
  • Holds: 4
  • Capacity: 20 x 20 ft containers, 69 reefer plugs, REF 15,508 DRY; FEU 36 REF; FEU 64; CAR x 610
  • Call Sign: 9V7867, 8PLI
  • IMO Number: 9128037
  • Official Number: 725408
  • MMSI Number: 314010000
  • Port of Registry: Singapore, Bridgetown/Barbados
  • Sister-Ship: Crown Garnet, Crown Jade, Crown Opal, Crown Ruby, Crown Sapphire, Crown Topaz

Current AIS Location

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September 4th 1995: Keel laid.

December 22nd 1995: Launched.

March 27th 1996: Completed as CROWN EMERALD.


© Aleksi Lindström

2013: Registered owner; Metro Cool Shipping Pte. Ltd. Registered operator; NYKCool, Stockholm. Registered manager; Wallem Shipmanagement Ltd, Hong Kong.

April 9th 2013: Early in the morning collided with unidentified tug in Bay of Columbia, Columbia, Caribbean. Holed.

September 1st 2014: Renamed CROWN EMMA. Registered manager; Holy House Shipping

© Erwin Willemse  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse (November 2016)

June 11th 2018: Due at Dover

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: Aleksi Lindström and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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