Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Happy Dover – Past and Present

MV Happy Dover

© Frits Olinga

© Frits Olinga

Steel single screw “Happy D- Type” motor vessel built in 2011 by Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding, Zhoushan, China (Yard No 573) as a General Cargo, heavy load/lift.

Technical Data

  • Length: 156.93 m (overall) 147.75 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 25.60 m
    Depth: 13.25 m
    Draught: 10.32 m
    Tonnage: 14794.0 gross/6070 net/16800 deadweight
    Engines: 4T-8cyl Wartsila 8L46 diesel
    Power: 11415 kW/HP
    Speed: 17 knots
    Lift Capacity: 3 NMF cranes/2 x 400 and 1 x 120 ton each
    Capacity: Grain; 20892 lasts (commercial), TEU; 1091
    Call Sign: PBXH
    IMO Number: 9551959
    Official Number: 23014Z 2011
    Port of Registry: Amsterdam/Netherlands
    Sister-Ship: Happy Delta, Happy Diamond, Happy Dragon, Happy Dynamic
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September 4th 2010: Launched

March 25th 2011: Delivered as HAPPY DOVER to Happy Dover B.V. Amsterdadam. Manager; Spliethoff’s Bevrachtings B.V.

© Erwin Willemse  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse

December 30th 2018: Arrived in Dover.

© Nigel Scutt   © Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt   © Nigel Scutt

© Nigel Scutt

🆕© 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: Frits Olinga, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping) and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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