Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Tinsdal – Past and Present

MV Tinsdal

© Malcolm Cranfield

© Malcolm Cranfield

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1998 by Rousse Industry A.D. Bulgaria (Yard No 390) as a General Cargo vessel.

Technical Data

  • Length: 90.29 m (overall) 84.90 m (between perpendiculars)
    Breadth: 15.20 m
    Depth: 7.10 m
    Draught: 5.64 m
    Tonnage: 2981t gross/1505t net/4310t deadweight (summer)
    Engines: 1x Krupp MaK 6 M 453 C – 4 stroke 6 cylinder 320 x 420 mm diesel
    Power: 2080 kW/HP
    Speed: 12.0 knots
    Capacity: 4 holds,  114 x 20 ft containers/Grain: 5.519 m³
    Crew: 12
    Call Sign: DFRC, V2AJ2
    IMO Number: 9119567
    Port of Registry: St Johns/Antigua & Barbuda

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January 31st 1996: Keel laid.

February 25th 1998: Launched.

October 30th 1998: Completed.

@ 2001: Registered owner; TINSDAL, Germany. Registered manager; River-Liner, Germany.

© Derek Sands

© Derek Sands (Vlaardingen, 21/05/2006)

@ 2013: Registered owner; MS “TINSDAL” Klaus Koss Schiffahrts KG (Wessels Reederei). Registered manager; Wessels Reederi.



© Aleksi Lindström (All)

© Simonwp

© Simonwp (Humber, 23/06/2017)

November 6th 2018: Due at Dover

November 13th 2018: Arrived in Belfast to discharge the milling wheat loaded at Dover

© Trevor Kidd  © Trevor Kidd

© Trevor Kidd

🆕© Trevor Kidd (All)

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, Derek Sands and Simonwp for their assistance in producing this feature.

Special thanks go to Trevor Kidd

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

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