Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Hekla – Past and Present

MV Hekla

© Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2008 by Scheepswerf Bijlsma Lemmer B.V. Netherlands (Yard No 752) as a Cargo/Container ship.

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.98 m (overall) 84.99 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 11.8 m
    Depth: 6.9 m
    Draught: 5.4 m
    Tonnage: 2281 gross/1229 net/3592 deadweight
    Engines: (1) 4T – 8 cyl – Wartsila diesel
    Power: 1440 kW/1957HP
    Speed: 11.0 knots
    Capacity: 1 hold/4.501 m³
    Call Sign: PHPD
    IMO Number: 9356505
    Register Number: 07914E
    Port of Registry: Ten Boer/The Netherlands
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May 16th 2008: Completed as HELKA for C.V. Scheepvaartonderneming Hekla. Registered Manager; Wagenborg Shipping B


© Aleksi Lindström

February 27th 2019: Called at Dover.

© Mike Jackson

© Mike Jackson

January 21st 2020: Called at Dover.

© Nigel Scutt

New” © Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping, Facebook)

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: Mike Jackson, Aleksi Lindström, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping, Facebook) and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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