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Thursday, 19 July 2018

French pusher tug Pierre Brousse 1970-1998

Impression


Dimensions 30 (between perpendiculars)-32 (over all) x 12,93 (moulded)-13 (maximum) x 2,75 (depth) x 1,65 (draught) metres. Machinery consisted of 3x1.600 hp high speed SACM diesels (later replaced by 3x1.763hp0 driving 3 screws. Built for the service on the Rhine at the shipyard N.V. Scheepswerf en Machinefabriek De Biesbosch, Dordrecht, Netherlands with yard number 521 for account of the Compagnie Francaise Rhenane, Strasbourg, France in 1970. Push capacity 6 standard barges of each 2.200/2.600 ton. EU 1820011. Broken up by Plezier BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1998. 

Dutch tug Multratug 29 2018-


Buitenhaven, Vlissingen, Netherlands 17 July 2018

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 9795816, MMSI 9795816 and call sign PBVV. Gross tonnage 450 tons, net register tonnage 134 tons and as dimensions 28,83 (between perpendiculars)-31,25 (over all) x 12,2 x 4,40 x 5,35 metres. Bolalrd pull 83,2 tons. Machinery consists of 2-16 cylinder Cater pillar with 6.6866 ahp/5.050 kW. Owned by Multratug B.V. and operated by Multarship B.V., both of Terneuzen, Netherlands since 4 May 2018. Casco built by Song Cam Damen Shipyards SA, Haiphong,/Hanoi, Vietnam and completed by  Damen Gorinchem, Gorinchem, Netherlands with yard number 512548 in 2018. Type ASD tug 3212.

East German DSU tug Dampfkran according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Magdeburg the originally private owned motor tug Dampfkran with as number 820 and horsepower 120hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German DSU tug Onega according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Magdeburg the originally private owned screw motor tug Onega with as number 797 and horsepower 220hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Italian tug (ex-Wolf 2006-2007, BB Ocean 2007-2015) Multratug 14 2015-




Buitenhaven, Vlissingen, Netherlands 17 July 2018

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Terneuzen, Netherlands, IMO 9360594, MMSI 244850959 and call sign PBIJ. Gross tonnage 407 tons, net tonnage 149 tons and dimensions 31,59 (between perpendiculars)-34,50 (over all) x 11,60 (over all) x 6,50 (maximum) metres. Speed 13,9 knots. Bollard pull 75 tons. As the BB Ocean, Denmark International Register-flagged, homeport Copenhagen, MMSI 220535000 and owned and managed by Bukser&Bjerging, Oslo, Norway. Built by Astilleros Armon, Navia, Spain in 2006. Ex-Wolf of Ocean S.r.l, Trieste, Italy renamed June 2007 BB Ocean of Bjergning Danmark A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark chartered from Ocean S.r.l. and renamed Multatug 14 on 9 June 2015 chartered by Multarship B.V., Terneuzen from Ocean s.r.l.

Polish tug Wiktor according to a CIA report dated 20 May 1954

An item reported the Polish tug Wiktor with a gross register tonnage of 160 tons, a horsepower of 350 hp, built in 1951 and as homeport Gdansk, Poland.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP80-00810A004001050003-8

Polish tug according to a CIA report dated 20 May 1954

An item reported the Polish tug without supplying more details.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP80-00810A004001050003-8

Polish tug Wiezyca according to a CIA report dated 20 May 1954

An item reported the Polish tug Wiezyca without supplying more details.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP80-00810A004001050003-8

Dutch inland tanker (ex-Cygnet 2012-2017) Ricky Jane 2017-

Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Amsterdam, ENI 02333398, MMSI 244750961 and call sign PH3416. Built by Giurgiua Shipyard, Girgiu, Romania and completed by Veks, Werkendam, Netherlands as the Cygnet for account of Inorodtsky Investment BV, Dordrecht, Netherlands in 2012 and renamed Ricky Jane in 2017. 

British bulk carrier AM Point Lisas 2010-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 June 2018

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9587477, MMSI 636014878 and call sign A8XD2. Owned and managed by Arcelormittal Shipping, London, United Kingdom. Built by Jiangsu New Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, Jingjiang, China in 2010. 

French privateer le Valincourt 1711

Commanding officer Charles Louvet of Calais.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerque (1702-1715), published in 1925.

French privateer la Triomphante of Dunkirk 1709

Commanding officer Honoré Lietaud. Measurement 10 tons, armament of 1 guns, 4 swivels and a crew numbering 32men.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerque (1702-1715), published in 1925.

Greek oil/chemical tanker (ex-Alexandros II 2008, Overseas Serifos 2008-2013) Alexandros II 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 June 2018

Marshall Islands-flagged, homeport Majuro, IMO 9384021, MMSI 538003036 and call sign V7NX5. Ex-Alexandros II renamed January 2008 and Overseas Serifos renamed January 2013. Owned by Capital Shipmanagement, Athens, Greece and managed by OSG Shipmanagement, New York, USA. Built by STX Offshore&Shipbuilding, Jinhae, South Korea in 2008. 

Papal galley Patrona Real in 1572

Part of the Holy League fleet commanded by Don Juan de Austria gathered off Gumenizas on 9 September 1572. Part of the centre, commanded by captain Diego de Mendoza.

Source
Armada española desde la union de los reinos de castilla y aragon. C. Fernandez Duro, 

Spanish galley La Real in 1572

Part of the Holy League fleet commanded by Don Juan de Austria gathered off Gumenizas on 9 September 1572. Part of the centre.

Source
Armada española desde la union de los reinos de castilla y aragon. C. Fernandez Duro, volume 2, 1896, 176-180. 

Liberian oil/chemical tanker Alpine Mary 2014-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 June 2018

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9655987, MMSI 6360165403 and call sign D5FZ9. Built by SSP Shipbuilding Goseong Shipyard, Donghae, South Korea in 2014. Owned by Ponderosa Shipping, Monrovia, Liberia and managed by ST Shipping&Transport, Singapore. 

Romanian inland motor tug Bega according to a CIA report dated 5 November 1950

An item referred to a ship list dated prior April 1950 of the Sovieto-Rumani Transport Company Sevromtransport of ships active in the cargo traffic on the Danube and which mentioned the Romania-flagged motor tug Bega, horsepower 140hp and master Nela Trailescu.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP82-00457R006400150001-8

Romanian inland motor tug Vategra according to a CIA report dated 5 November 1950

An item referred to a ship list dated prior April 1950 of the Sovieto-Rumani Transport Company Sevromtransport of ships active in the cargo traffic on the Danube and which mentioned the Romania-flagged motor tug Vategra, horsepower 80hp and master Gh. Simion.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP82-00457R006400150001-8

United States Shipping Board ocean going single screw steam tug Baldridge


Delivered in February 1919 by Bethlehem Steel Company, Elizabethport, New Jersey, USA with hull number 2118 and O.N. 217536. In 1921 handed over to the US Coast Guard and renamed Kickapoo (pennant WAGL56) and finally sold in 1947. Steel-built. Gross tonnage 437 tons, net tonnage 203 tons) and as dimensions 141.3½ (between perpendiculars) x 26.6 (moulded) x 16.8 (moulded depth) x 14.6 (summer draught) feet. Machinery consisted of 1-800ihp triple expansion steam engine and 2 Scotch boilers. Call sign KEQG. Standard design 150 feet steel built ocean going tugs with as gross tonnage 437 tons, net tonnage 203 tons) and dimensions 141.3½ (between perpendiculars)-151.5 (over all) x 27.6 (moulded) x 16.8 (moulded depth) x 15.6 (draught) feet. The program was to consist of the Baldridge, Baldrock, Balshead, Ballcamp, Ballenas, Ballew, Barkhamstead, Barlow, Barrallton, Barranca, Barrenfork, Barryton, Butterfield, Buttercup, Barstow, Bartheny, Bartolome, Barwick, Basford, Pasque, Kamiakin, Klickitat, Waquioit, Sagamore, Wianno, Weanaumet, Nobska, Kittikas and Temkese.

Sources
Register of Ships Owned by United States Shipping Board dated 1 August 1920
Shipbuildinghistory.com

East German tug No. 497 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the decked tug with as number 497 and capacity of 240 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 498 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 498 and capacity of 248 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Command bridge Mexican Pola Sigma 10514 ling range patrol vessel 2017-


Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Designed by Damen Schelde naval Shipbuilding, Vlisingen, Netherlands. Module 3 (power plant) en module 5 (command bridge+operations room combat systems) made in Vlissingen. Modules 1,2 and 4 at the navy yard at Salina Cruz, Mexico. Laid down on 17 August 2017. 

Dutch trawler Alida (SCH6) 1984-



Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 8224418, MMSI 244309000 and call sign PCLU. Built by YVC Ussselwerf, Capelle aan den Ijssel, Netherlands in 1984. Owned and managed by Van der Zwan&Zonen, The Hague, Netherlands. 

East German tug No. 512 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 512 and capacity of 238 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 511 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 511 and capacity of 336 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

French inland motor pusher tug Toul 1971-1994/2011 (Mon Ami 2011-)


ENI 1820027. Built by De Biesbosch BV, Dordrecht, Netherlands with yard number 393 for account of the Compagnie Francaise National Rhenane (CFNR), Strasbourg, France in 1971. Dimensions 19,00 x 10.80 x 1.80 metres and 65 tons tonnage. Machinery consisted of 2x950hp 175V12BSH SACM engines. Since 1994 owned by CFNR Lux SA, Luxembourg, since 2002 of Prjoob, Grevenmacher. Luxembourg and in 2011 renamed Mon Ami and owned by Ladjar Transport, Beograd, Serbia. As the Mon Ami Serbia-flagged, ENI 08023097, MMSI 279202537 and call sign YT2537. To be used on the rivers Moselle and Rhine and able to [ush 2-2.700 tons barges. 

East German tug No. 509 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 509 and capacity of 256 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 508 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the decked tug with as number 508 and capacity of 233 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

American single screw tug (Brant 1948-1971) Barbara Moran 1971-1990 (Rio Miami 1990)


USA-flagged, IMO 5050517. Built by Gulfport Shipbuilding, Port Arthur, Texas, USA with hull number 324 for account of the Curtis Bay Towing Company, Baltimore, Maryland, USA as the Brant in 1948. This company was since 1958 as an affiliate part of the Moran Towing Company, In 1971 was she handed over to the latter company at New Tork and renamed Barbara Moran. Renamed Rio Miami in 1990 and scuttled in December of the same year Off Miami, Florida, USA. Steel built. Horsepower 1.750hp. Gross tonnage 193 tons, net tonnage 69 tons and as dimensions 95,3 x 24,1 x 11,6 (depth hull) feet. 

East German tug No. 507 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the decked tug with as number 507 and capacity of 234 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 506 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 506 and capacity of 246 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Dutch harbour tug Innovation 2018-


Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 9820623, MMSI 244090997 and call sign PDKT. Gross tonnage 327 tons, deadweight 105 tons, displacement 525 tons, dimensions 24,73 (over all) x 13,13 (over all) x 4,95 (depth at sides) x 5,50 (aft) metres. Maximum speed 12,8 (astern)-13 (ahead) knots. Total horsepower 4.480BkW. Maximum bollard pull 71,2 (ahead)-75,3 (astern) tons. RSD 2513 design reversed stern drive tug. Delivered in April 2018 with yard number 515001. Owned by Damen Marine Services. 

East German tug No. 469 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 469 and capacity of 260 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 468 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 468 and capacity of 268 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

British tug Plasma 1965 1994 (Burmah 1994-1995, Langland 1995-1998, Lady Joan 1998-2001, Joan 2001-)


United Kingdom-flagged, IMO 6504371 and call sign GXAR. Built by Richard Dunston, Hessle, United Kingdom for the London Port Authority. Dimensions 25,90 (waterline)-26,70 (over all) x 7,77 (on thrushes) x 1,98 (hull at midsection)-3,96 (basic) x 4,72 (height sides) metres, gross tonnage 125 tons and a displacement of 255 cubic metres. Maximum horsepower 1.600hp at 1.135rpm. Renamed Burmah in 1994, Langland in 1995, Lady Joan in January 1998 and Joan in 2001. 

East German tug No. 363 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the decked tug with as number 363 and capacity of 424 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 328 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 328 and capacity of 483 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

British tug Plankton 1965-


Built by Richard Dunston, Hessle, United Kingdom for the London Port Authority.
Dimensions 25,90 (waterline)-26,70 (over all) x 7,77 (on thrushes) x 1,98 (hull at midsection)-3,96 (basic) x 4,72 (height sides) metres and a displacement of 255 cubic metres. Maximum horsepower 1.600hp at 1.135rpm. 

East German tug No. 369 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 369 and capacity of 363 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 365 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 365 and capacity of 392 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Monday, 16 July 2018

Dutch self elevating support jack up (ex-Odin 2004-2015) JB 119 2015-

Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Bahamas-flagged, homeport Nassau, , MMSI 311000249 and call sign C6BF6. Ex-Odin, Germany-flagged, homeport Hamburg, Germany, MMSI 211106900 and owned and managed by Jack Up Barge Operations, Sliedrecht, Netherlands. Built by Western Shipyard Repair, Klaipeda, Lithuana in 2004. Ex-Odin renamed 10 January 2015. 

German LPG-tanker JS Lekvar 2013-

Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Singapore-flagged, IMO 9578036, MMSI 566725000 and call sign 9V9997. Built by Nantong Sinopacific Offshore&Engineering, Qidong, China in 2013. Owned and managed by Gaschem Services, Hamburg, Germany. 

Belgian support jack up (ex-Vidar 2011-2016) Vole au Vent 2016-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 June 2018

Luxembourg-flagged, MMSI 253366000 and call sign LXVT. Earlier Germany-flagged, homeport Hamburg, Germany, IMO 9655315, MMSI 218657000 and call sign DDWP2. Laid down by Crist, Gdingen Poland with yard number NB130 on 22 December 2011, launched in 28 August 2013 and baptized on 12 December 2013. Originally owned and managed by Hochtief Solutions, Essen, Germany as the Vidar. Now property of the Belgian firm Jan de Nul since 2015. Speed 10,2 (service)-12 maximum) knots. Four legs suitable to a depth of 50 metres, with a length of 90 metres and a diameter of 4,8 metres, Horsepower 32.621hp/24.000kW. Four Schottel-propeller gondola’s. Gross tonnage 18.886 tons, net tonnage 5.665 tons, displacement 8265 ton and as dimensions 133,22 (between perpendiculars)-140,29 (over all) x 41,24 x 6,60 (maximum) x 9,50 (height sides) metres. metres. Ex-Vidar renamed 2016. Accommodation for 90 men.

Dutch oil/chemical tanker Laura-H 2002-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 22 June 2018

Gibraltar-flagged, IMO 9245299, MMSI 236363000 and call sign ZDHU3. Owned and managed by Lauranne Shipping, Sas van Gent. Netherlands. Built by Scheepswerf De Schroef, Terneuzen, Netherlands in 2002. 

British tug Platoon 1965-


Built by Richard Dunston, Hessle, United Kingdom for the London Port Authority.
Dimensions 25,90 (waterline)-26,70 (over all) x 7,77 (on thrushes) x 1,98 (hull at midsection)-3,96 (basic) x 4,72 (height sides) metres and a displacement of 255 cubic metres. Maximum horsepower 1.600hp at 1.135rpm. 

East German tug No. 372 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 372 and capacity of 370tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 377 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the decked tug with as number 377 and capacity of 380 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Dutch tug Doggersbank 1964-1989 (St. Lucia 1989-?2012?, Doggersbank >2012-2017?)


Netherlands-flagged and EU no. 2311512. Built with yard number 628 by N.V. Scheepswerven v/h/ H.H. Bodewes, Milllingen, Netherlands for the Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Sleepdienst NV, Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1964, since 1986 of Smit Havensleepdiensten BV, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1986 towed towards Balboa to serve as reserve tug, since 1987 of Smit International Harbour Towage (Panam) Inc., Panama and since 1989 of Tugs Ltd, Castries, St. Lucia. In 2012 lying laid up, sunko in 28 October in the harbour of Castries, salvaged in 2015 but sunk partly again in 2017. IMO 8676714. Dimensions 25,00 (waterline)-26,35 (over all) x 7,20 (on thrushes) x 1,95 (hull at midsection)-3,30 (basic) x 4,12 (height at sides) metres and, gross tonnage 100 tons a displacement of 200 cubic metres, Horsepower 2 x550hp.

East German tug No. 375 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 375 and capacity of 381 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 373 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 373 and capacity of 386 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Sunday, 15 July 2018

British vehicles carrier CSCC Tianjin 2008-



Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Bahamas-flagged, homeport Nassau, IMO 9361835, MMSI 311003500 and call sign C6XA4. Gross tonnage 41.009 tons, summer deadweight 12.300 tons and as dimensions 177 x 32 x 8 metres. Built in 2008 at the Uljanik Shipyard, Pula, Croatia. Owned and managed by Ray Car Carriers Ltd, Isle Of Man, United Kingdom.

Dutch inland ro-ro ship (ex-Miriam 1994-1998, Bolero 1994-2003, Bolero II 2003-2006, Rembrandttoren 2006-2011, Diona 2011) Tossa 2011-

Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Zwijndrecht, Netherlands and ENI 02321654. Built by Tille Shipyard, Kootstertille, Netherlands with yard number 308 in 1994 as Myriam. Renamed Bolero in 1998, Bolero II in 2003, Rembrandttoren in 2006, Diona in 2011 and Tossa in 2011. 

Polish tug Odra of the Szczecin branch of the Polish Central Administration of the Inland Waterways according to a CIA report dated 21 October 1955

An item reported that the Polish Central Administration of the Inland Waterways resorted under the Polish Ministry of Shipping. There were branch offices at Wroclaw (former Breslau), Szczecin (former Stettin), Bydgoszcz, Gdansk (former Danzig), Warsaw and Krakow. The Szczecin branch office had as address Ulica Maolopolska and possessed the tug Odra with as horsepower 180 hp.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP80-00810A007900950006-8

Dutch government tug Carla launched at Foxhol, Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated11 November 1949

An item reported the launching on 26 October by N.V. Scheepsbouwbedrijf voorheen Th.J. Fikkers, Foxhol/Groningen, Netherlands of the Dutch tug Carla with yard number 77 built for account of the Ministerie van Overzeese Gebiedsdelen and to be used by the harbour Board of Batavia, Dutch East Indies. Sister ship Lineke. Dimensions 25,40 (over all) x 6 (over thrushes) x 2,80 (hold below deck) metres. Fitted out with 300hp S.L.M. engines, Christened by Mrs. MacNeill. 

Dutch tug (ex-Thomas Letzer 1993-2000, Evergem 2000-2015, Samsun Tug 2015) Multratug 1 2015-


Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

As the Evergem Belgium-flagged, homeport Antwerp, IMO 9035008, MMSI 205082000 and call sign ORLH. Tonnage 249 gross and 74 net tons and as dimensions 27,28 (between perpendiculars)-31,99 (over all) x 8,70 (over all) x 4,65 (maximum) metres. The horsepower of 2.000 kW allowed a speed 13,5 knots. Bollard pull 39 (ahead) tons, Built in 1993 at the NV Scheepswerf van Rupelmonde, Rupelmonde, Belgium. Owned and managed by the URS-Unie van Redding en Sleepdienst NV of Antwerp, Belgium. Renamed on 25 January 2000 Evergem. Sold in spring 2015 and at Ridderkerk, Netherlands temporarily renamed Samsun Tug with as homeport Freetown, Sierra Leone.  Sold in August 2015 to Multraship Towage&Salvage, Terneuzen, Netherlands and renamed Multratug 1 in, Netherlands-flagged, IMO 9035008, MMSI 244870324 and call sign PDCM.

Dutch government tug Lineke launched at Foxhol, Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated11 November 1949

An item reported the launching on 26 October by N.V. Scheepsbouwbedrijf voorheen Th.J. Fikkers, Foxhol/Groningen, Netherlands of the Dutch tug Lineke with yard number 76 built for account of the Ministerie van Overzeese Gebiedsdelen and to be used by the harbour Board of Batavia, Dutch East Indies. Sister ship Carla. Dimensions 25,40 (over all) x 6 (over thrushes) x 2,80 (hold below deck) metres. Fitted out with 300hp S.L.M. engines, Christened by Mrs. MacNeill. 

Polish steam tug Konrad launched at Alphen a.d. Rijn, Netherlands according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 10 June 1949

An item reported the launching on 25 May of the Polish steam tug Konrad by Shipyard Vooruitgang of D. and Joh. Boot, Alphen a.d. Rijn, Netherlands. Baptized by a daughter of one of the board members of the yard. Dimensions 25,20 (between perpendiculars) x 6,80 x 3,80 (hold) metres. Fitted out with a 435hp double compound steam engine and a Scottish boiler with a heating surface of 135 square metres.

British research/survey vessel Bibby Tethra 2011-



Inner locks Vlissingen, Netherlands 23 June 2018

United Kingdom-flagged, IMO 9637167, MMSI 235084836 and call sign 2EGF8.
Launched by Socarenam, Boulogne sur Mer, France in May 2011. Semi Swath coast survey vessel. Owned by Bibby Hydromap Limited, Brmborough, United Kingdom.

German reefer Esmeralda 1999-

Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Malta-flagged, homeport Valletta, Malta, IMO 9181170, MMSI 220737000 and call sign 9HA3564. Owned and managed by Triton Schiffahrt, Leer, Germany. Built by Iwagi Shipbuilding, Kamijima, Japan in 1999.

Norwegian general cargo ship (ex-Pandora 1992-1999, Helen, 1999-2008) Wilson Bremen 2008-

Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Malta-flagged, homeport Valletta, IMO 9014717, MMSI 249076000 and call sign 9HJV9. Owned by Wilson and managed by Wil Shipmanagement, both of Bergen, Norway. Built by Slovenske Lodenice, Komarno, Slovakia in 1992. Ex-Pandora renamed 19 January 1999 and Helen in March 2008. 

Danish LPG tanker Linda Kosan 2011-

Vlissingen-Oost, Netherlands 23 June 2018

Denmark-flagged, homeport Hellerup, IMO 9525209, MMSI 219048000 and call sign OXSX2. Part of the fleet of J. Lauritzen, Hellerup, Denmark. Built by Kejin Shipyard, Jiangddu, China in 2011. Earlier Isle of Man/United Kingdom-flagged, homeport Douglas, MMSI 235085678, call sign 2EJP4, owned by Lauritzen Singapore, Singapore and managed by Star Management Associates, Tokyo, Japan. 

East German tug No. 383 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 383 and capacity of 358 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 381 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 381 and capacity of 367 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Egyptian tug Hadi 1964-


Horsepower 1.600hp. Built for the Compagnie Orientale d- Egypt by the Timsah Shipbuilding Company, Ismailia to be used on the Suez Canal. Gross tonnage 261 tons. Egypt-flagged, IMO 6516893, MMSI 622120116 and call sign SUNE.  

East German tug No. 387 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the decked tug with as number 387 and capacity of 401 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 385 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 385 and capacity of 363 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Dutch tug Panter 1962-1963 (Stroombank 1963-1999, Straits II 1999-2002, Montebelo 2002-)



Netherlands-flagged and EU no. 2311512. Launchedwith yard number 605 as Panter by N.V. Scheepswerven v/h/ H.H. Bodewes, Milllingen, Netherlands for the Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Sleepdienst NV, Rotterdam, Netherlands on 28 March 1963 and completed on 7 May 1963. Ex-Panter, renamed Stroombank 1963, since 1988 of Smit Havensleepdiensten BV, Rotterdam, Netherlands, renamed in 1999 Straits II of Straits Towage Ltd., Gibraltar, renamed Montebelo in January 2002 of Reboques e Assistencia Naval Ltd., Setubal, Portugal and since 2003 of Lisbon Harbour Board, Lisbon, Portugal. Portugal-flagged, homeport Lisbon, IMO 8434386 and call sign CSLE. Dimensions 25,00 (waterline)-26,35 (over all) x 7,20 (on thrushes) x 1,95 (hull at midsection)-3,30 (basic) x 4,12 (height at sides) metres and a displacement of 200 cubic metres, Horsepower 2 x550hp. Bollard pull 13,5 tons. 

East German tug No. 231 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 231 and capacity of 582 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

East German tug No. 230 according to a CIA report dated 14 December 1953

An item reported that after 1 May 1953 was added to the fleet of the East German Deutsche Schiffahrts- und Umschlagsbetreibe (DSU) and stationed at DSU-Berlin the open tug with as number 230 and capacity of 545 tons.

Source
The report was published on www.archive.org, document number CIA-RDP81-01036R000100070044-6

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Dutch mine hunter Zr. Ms. Willemstad (M864) 1984-





Zeebrugge, Belgium 30 June 2018

nner harbour of Vlissingen, Netherlands 16 June 2017

MMSI 245945000 and call sign PAEO. Of the Alkmaar-class tripartite minesweepers. Laid down by Scheepswerf Van der Giessen de Noord, Alblasserdam, Netherlands on 1 October 1984, launched on 4 October 1986 and commissioned on 10 December 1986. With a displacement of 543 tons and as dimensions 51,5 x 8,9 x 3,8 metres. Her crew numbers 44 men, an armament of 1-2cm machineguns and with a horsepower of 1.860 hp a speed of 15 knots. Modernized between 2009-2010 under the Capability Upgrade Program.