Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV RMS Twisteden – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9195468

RMS Twisteden

© Wil Weijsters

RMS Twisteden – © Wil Weijsters

Steel screw motor vessel built in 2002 by Daewoo-Mangalia Heavy Industries, Mangalia Romania (casco) (Yard No 1041) /Bodewes Scheepswerf “Volharding” Foxhol B.V. Netherlands (completion) (Yard No 427) as a General cargo ship – Equipped for carriage of containers – Strengthened for heavy cargo SID Fully Box / Sea-Rivergoing ship .

Technical Data

  • Length: 88.0 m (overall) 84.98 m (registered)
    Breadth: 11.41 m
    Depth: 5.40 m
    Draught: 4.09 m
    Tonnage: 1898 gross/997 net/ 2655 (summer) deadweight
    Engines: 1 x KHD SBV 6M628 – 4 stroke 6 cylinder Deitz diesel.
    Power: 1235 kW/HP
    Speed: 10 knots
    Capacity: 1 hold/ 20 ft containers; In hold: 60:On deck 24 Total: 84/133.400 ft³
    Call Sign: V2DN
    IMO Number: 9195468
    GNV iD Number: G99817
    Port of Registry: St Johns/Antigua and Barbuda

Current AIS Location

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September 29th 2001: Keel laid.

April 6th 2002: Launched.

October 2nd 2002: Completed as RMS TWISTEDEN for BWK Schiffinvest GmbH & Co. KG MS “RMS TWISTEDEN”. Manager; Rhenus Maritime Services GmbH. Operator; RMS – Rhenus Maritime Services.

RMS Twisteden – © Aleksi Lindström

© Erwin Willemse © Erwin Willemse  

RMS Twisteden – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 15/02/2017)

February 24th 2019: Due at Dover

June 16th 2021: 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, Wil Weijsters and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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