Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Emerald – Past and Present

MV Emerald

© Marc Piché

Emerald – © Marc Piché

Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 2000 by Iwagi Zosen Co., Ltd, Imabari-City, Japan (Yard No. 181) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 151.99(between perpendiculars), 139.40m (overall)
    Breadth of hull: 23m
    Depth: 13m
    Draught: 9.67m
    Tonnage: 10,532 gross/5,406 net/1274t deadweight (Summer)
    Engines: (1) 2T – 6 cylinder Mitsubishi 6 UEC 60 LS diesel
    Power: 11915 kW/16189 bhp
    Speed: 21 knots
    Capacity: 548,718 cu.ft, 106 FEU or 212 TEU, 106 reefer plugs
    Call Sign: 3FZM9, PBLK, A8IP3, 9HA3770
    IMO Number: 9202857
    Registry: Panama City/Panama, Groningen/The Netherlands, Monrovia/Liberia, Valletta/Malta
    Sister-ships: Esmeralda, Elvira, Elizabeth
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January 25th 2000: Completed for Ultima Shipholding S.A. as EMERALD. Manager; United Ocean Ship Management Pte. Ltd

© Simonwp

© Simonwp (Terneuzen, 01/09/2002)

November 2003: Registered Owner; BV Shipping Co Emerald. Registered manager; Seatrade Groningen.

November 2003: Registered Owner; B.V. Shipping Company Emerald, Groningen.

2007: Registered Owner; Emerald Schiffahrts. Registered manager; Triton Schiffahrts.

2007: Registered Owner; First Emerald Shipping Co Ltd. B.V. Shipping Company Emerald, Groningen. Operator; Seatrade Reefer Chartering N.V.

© Cees Bustraan  © Cees Bustraan

© Cees Bustraan (Willemstad, 02/09/2008)

© Robert J Smith  © Robert J Smith

© Robert J Smith (25/06/2009)


© Aleksi Lindström

December 15th 2019: Called at Dover.

© Mike Jackson

© Mike Jackson

© Nigel Scutt  © Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt  © Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt

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: Cees Bustraan, Mike Jackson, Aleksi Lindström, Marc Piché, Robert J Smith and Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping, Facebook), Simonwp for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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