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Friday, 21 July 2017

Dutch coast guard aircraft Dornier 228-12 PH-CGC

Vlissingen 21 July 2017

Registration number PH-CGC. Managed by the Royal Netherlands Airforce and maintained by Jet Support. Pilot from the Royal Netherlands Navy or Airforce with the observers working on several ministries. Standard 2 pilots and 2 observers on board. Building number 8183. 

German general cargo ship (ex-Varmdo 2004-2013) Alessandra Lehmann 2013-


Kieler Canal, July 2017

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, IMO 9290684, MMSI 304677000 and call sign V2OS4. Ex-Varmdo renamed 9 August 2013. Owned and managed by Lehmann Reederei, Lubeck, Germany. Built by Bodewes Shipyard, Hoogezand, Netherlands in 2004. 

German general cargo ship (ex- Stern 2006-2007) Elke W 2007-

Kieler Canal, July 2017

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport Saint John’s, IMO 9279070, MMSI 305166000 and call sign V2DC3. Ex-Stern renamed October 2007. Owned and managed by Wieczorek Reederei, Hamburg, Germany. Built by Leda Shipyard, Korcula, Croatia in 2006. 

Dutch container ship (ex-Lappland 1998-2016) Greetje 2016-

Bremen, Germany, July 2017

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 9186388, MMSI 244900091 and call sign PBMI. Ex-Lappland, Germany-flagged, call sign DPLG, MMSI 211284239, homeport Hamburg, Germany and owned and managed by Petra Heinrich K.G. m.s. Lapland, Hamburg until 21 October 2007 and since then owned by M.S. Lappland UG&Co. K.G. and managed by HH Shipping GmbH&Co, KG, both at Hamburg. Laid down by JJ Sietas Schiffswerft GmbH&Co., Hamburg, Germany in with yard number 1153 on 19 September 1997, launched on 21 July 1998 and delivered on 12 September 1998. Renamed Greetje on 19 September 2016, homeport Heerenveen, Netherlands, owned by Scheepvaartonderneming Greetje B.V. and managed by Holwerda Shipmanagement B.V., both at Heerenveen. 

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged cargo ship Samskip Endurance

Bremen, Germany, July 2017

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport Saint John’s, IMO 9264726, MMSI 304502000 and call sign V2BF4. Built by Zhoushan Shipyard, Zhoushan, China in 2003. As the MSC Longi owned and managed by Brise Bereederung, Hamburg, Germany. Ex-Maastrader renamed March 2003, Missunde renamed 6 March 2003 and renamed MSC Loni. According to www.vessels value.com Ex Missunde (April 2003, MSC Longi (April 2003), Missude (November 2016) and Faaborg (March 2017). 

German ro-ro cargo ship Kugelbake 2009-

Bremen, Germany, July 2017

Germany-flagged, homeport Cuxhaven, Germany, IMO 9510747, MMSI 218172000 and call sign DFJE. Owned by Wulf Seetransport and managed by Cux Shipmanagement, both at Cuxhaven, Germany. Built by BVT Brenn&Verformtecjnik, Bremen, Germany in 2009. 

Danish container ship Margrethe Maersk 2015-

Bremen, Germany, July 2017

Denmark-International Register flagged, homeport Sonderborg, IMO 9632131, MMSI 219629000 and call sign OWYZ2. Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding&Marine Engineering, Geoje, South Korea in 2015. Owned and managed by AP Moller Maersk, Copenhagen, Denmark. 

German container ship Heinrich Schepers 2012-

Bremen, Germany, July 2017

Cyprus-flagged, homeport Limassol, IMO 9584475, MMSI 209857000 and call sign 5BVN3. Owned and managed by HS Schiffahrt, Haren, Ems, Germany. Built by Sainty Jiangdu Shipbuilding, Jiangdu, China in 2012

German fishery patrol Seefalke 2008-


Kieler Canal, Germany, July 2015

Germany-flagged, homeport Cuxhaven, Germany, IMO 9421233, MMSI 218692000 and call sign DBFI. Built by PS Werften Wolgast, Wolgast, Germany in 2008. 

Dutch protected cruiser Hr. Ms. Holland underway with tow to the Moluccas according to the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad dated 27 February 1910

Design Holland-class based on the British Apollo-class

Bromo in original appereance

An item reported that the Dutch protected cruiser HMS Holland (1) was destined for the Moluccas, Dutch East Indies while towing a government coal hulk. This hulk was the aged Bromo (2), fully loaded with coal for the war and government sloops used by the several exploration detachments on the Netherlands New Guinea. At this manner were the huge transports costs with private ships spared.

Notes
1. Of the Holland-class first sub-class Holland consisting of the Holland, Zeeland and Friesland, laid down at the navy yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands on 6 May 1895, launched on 4 October 1896, commissioned on 1 July 1898 and sold for ƒ 126.275 to firm G.B. Pas&Zn., Bols, Netherlands on Wednesday 21 January 1920 11.oo o‘clock at the navy yard at Willemsoord, Netherlands. Other sources stated sthat she was sold to the shipbreaker N.V. Frank Rijsdijk;s Scheepsslooperij, Hendrik Ido Ambacht, Netherlands.
2. Paddle steamship 2nd class, call sign GQDF, iron-built with wood-planked, rigged but very worse sail performance, on stocks at the shipyard of the Kon. Fabriek etc., Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1873, launched in 1874, engines and boilers repaired in 1877, temporarily guard ship at Batavia, Dutch East Indies 27 August-13 November 1883, decommissioned 15 March 1890, needed major repaired and at the same time fitted out as guard ship at Batavia, commissioned as guard ship at Surabaya, Dutch East Indies as replacement of the Surabaya on 1 April 1892, decommissioned and replaced by the Koning der Nederlanden on 1 December 1899, used as store ship for the army during South Celebes-expedition in 1905, fitted out as coal hulk and serving at Merauke in 1910, stricken in in 1914, towed from Merauke towards Surabaya in 1916, sold there on a public auction an the naval establishment to the K.P.M. at 09.00 o’clock 12 November 1917. 

Dutch screw steamship 1st class Hr. MS. Atjeh captain C.H. Cornelissen visited Bahia, Brazil in October 1895


Model Hr. Ms. Atjeh Rijksmuusem Amsterdam . Original source model

The Dutch screw steamship 1st class Hr. MS. Atjeh (1) departed on 5 September 1895 from Vlissingen, Netherlands towards the Dutch East Indies where she was to replace the Hr. Ms. Koningin Emma der Nederlanden which was part of the auxiliary squadron. On 17 October 1895at 9.30 o’clock arrived she at Bahia, Brazil, departed on the 26th and arrived on 27 December at Tandjong-Priok, Dutch East Indies. At Brazil was the small Brazilian warship Braconnot (2) lying in the roads. On the 18th arrived the French frigate Dubourdieu (3) captain [Jean] Valat with on board rear admiral Pougin de la Maisonneuve (4), on the 19th the Brazilian training ship Tonelero and on the 20th the American gunboat USS Castine commander Thomas Perry (5).

At Bahia was fresh meat, bread and soup vegetables bought. While the victuals on board at the departure were for just 16 weeks decided her commanding officer to buy 7 ox (each 203.000 reis) and 450 kilo hay (300 reis/kilo). Further more was 434 ton coal (38 shillings/ton) and 114,5 tons drinking water (6.000 reis/1.000 litres) bunkered. The Dutch consul at Bahia who was at the same time also consul of Norway asked the commanding officer for assistance with the diving gear and some divers to find and stop a leak in the Norwegian merchant bark Tristad master N.E. Gabrielsen. This was done with success. At Bahia was none diving gear available and the bark was too large for the existing slipway.

Notes
1. Laid down at the navy yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands on 3 March 1875, launched on 6 December 1876, commissioned on 1 November 1877, converted into a an accommodation ship at the shipyard De Lastdrager at Den Helder, Netherlands in 1906. Commissioned while replacing the Het Loo in 1908, also used as floating battery for salutes by replacing the 12cm by 7,5cm guns since 1910, further more used for training sailors of the Royal Naval Reserve at Willemsoord, Netherlands until 21 May 1921, decommissioned and since then used as accommodation ship for the air service at Willemsoord, Netherlands, disarmed until 1922, disarmed and stricken in 1929 and finally sold to the N.V. Frank Rijsdijk‘s industrieële onderneming at Hendrik Ido Ambacht, Netherlands for ƒ 23.501,00 to be broken up in May 1935. With a displacement of 3.160 ton were her dimensions 80,00-91,85 (over all) x 12,50 x 6,10 metres. The horizontal direct working single expansion steam engine of the Koninklijke Fabriek van Werktuigen at Amsterdam, Netherlands and 4 boilers supplied a horsepower of 2.750 hp was her speed 14,25 miles. She was iron-and wood planked. The original armament consisted of 6-17cm guns and 4-12cm guns. In 1864 were 4-12cm guns and 4-3,7cm revolver guns added. Frigate rigged. When purely sailing could her telescopic funnel be lowered and the large double bladed screw be lifted.
2. Launched at the Arsenal de Marinha do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 7 May 1782, commissioned on 22 August 1872 and on 28 April 1896 decommissioned?
3. A wood-built unprotected cruiser, laid down at Cherbourg, France in 1880, launched in 1884, completed in September 1886 and stricken in 1899. With a displacement of 3.700 tons and as dimensions 77,26 x 14,02 x 6,60 metres and an armament of 4-16,25cm/6.4” guns, 12-13,86cm/5.5” guns, 1-3pd revolver, 10-1 pd revolvers and 2-35,56cm/14” torpedo tubes.
4. Albert Pougin De La Maisonneuve (22 January 1839 Montargis, Loire-9 May 1903, Paris, France), since 24 July 1895 commanding the Division navale de l’Océan Atlantique.
5. Launched by bath Iron Works, Maine, USA on 11 May 1892, commissioned on 22 October 1894 and for the last time decommissioned on 28 August 1919, sold on 5 August 1921 and sunk due to an internal explosion on 12 December 1924 while underway towards Texas, USA to be broken up.

Source
Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeemacht 1895-1896. 

Venezuelan warships General Rivas and Mariscal de Ayacucho visiting Curacao, Dutch East Indies according to Dutch naval report dated 1896

In the period 1895-1896 was the Dutch screw steamship 4th class Hr. Ms. Sommelsdijk stationed in the Dutch West Indies visiting the several islands belonging to this colony cruised she in the Caribbean. She was replaced by the screw steamship 3rd class Hr. Ms. Alkmaar on 23 June. On 30 April 1896 arrived the Venezuelan warship General Rivas commanded by José los Santos Sanchez at Curacao, Dutch West Indies with on tow the Venezuelan warship Mariscal de Ayachico. The latter was heavy damaged by a fire on board while at sea and needed repairs. The General Rivas was described as a small steamer with 3 quick firing guns, and left in 1 May again. She returned on 30th July with some guns for the sill being repaired Mariscal de Ayacucho. The next day departed she again destined towards Orchilla, Venezuela.

Source
Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeemacht 1895-1896. 

Spanish transport Legzapi wrecked on Cuba according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 17 November 1898

An item dated New York, USA 14th reported that the Spanish transport Legazpi stranded near Cienfuegos , Cuba and was lost. All men on board survived the disaster. 

Dutch steam pilot vessel Reserve under construction at Dutch navy yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1905

An item reported that as a result of an ministerial order dated 21 February 1905 no. 50 the navy yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands was ordered to built the 5th steam pilot vessel. She was named Reserve by ministerial order dated 28 August no. 48. Laid down on 26 May 1905 and launched on 19 September. With the panelling was already started and with the placing of engine and boiler was to be done as soon as possible. 

Thursday, 20 July 2017

German container ship (ex-Adelina 2006, TS Keelung 2006-2011) Adelina D 2011-


Bremerhaven, Germany, end June 2017

Isle of Man/United Kingdom-flagged, homeport Douglas, IMO 9306079, MMSI 235011610 and call sign MNRP6. Ex-Adelina renamed March 2006 and TS Keelung renamed September 2011. Owned and managed by Dohle Schiffahrt, Hamburg, Germany. Built by Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipyard, Jiangyin, China in 2006. 

British container ship (ex-Maersk 2007, Maersk Buffalo 2007-2011, Buffalo 2011-2012, Maersk Buffalo 2012) Seago Istanbul 2012-


Bremerhaven, Germany, end June 2017

Denmark International Register-flagged, homeport Copenhagen, Denmark, IMO 9313943, MMSI 219116000 and call sign OXVE2. Owned and managed by Maersk, London, United Kingdom. Ex-Maersk renamed June 2007, Maersk Buffalo renamed February 2011, Buffalo renamed March 2012 and maersk Buffalo renamed November 2012. Built by PS Werften Stralsund, Stralsund, Germany in 2007. 

British tug Svitzer Maillag 2005-

Bremerhaven, Germany, end June 2017

Netherlands-flagged since 15 December 2013, homeport IJmuiden, Netherlands, IMO 9317901, ENI 02316305, MMSI 244630113 and call sign PBJX. Owned and managed by Svitzer Marine Limited, Middlesborough, United Kingdom. Casco built by A.B. Baltijos Laivu Statykla, Klaipeda, Latonia, Built by Odense Steel Shipyard, Odense, Denmark in 2005. Delivered on 22 September 2005. Gross tonnage 385 tons, net tonnage 115 tons, summer deadweight 226 tons and as dimensions 26,60-30,30 x 11,00 x 4,10 metres. Bollard pull 68 tons, Speed 13 knots. 

Norwegian general cargo ship (ex-Garnes 1980-1986, General Campos 1986-1992, Garnes 1992-2002) Wilson Malm 2002-

Bremerhaven, Germany, end June 2017

Malta-flagged, homeport Valletta, Malta, IMO 7810210, MMSI 2145579000  and call sign 9HUH7. Ex-Garnes renamed January 1986, General Campos renamed January 1992 and Garnes renamed July 20002. Built by Storviks Mekaniske Verksted, Krisitansund, Norway in 1980. Owned by Wilson and managed by Wilseon Shipmanagement, both at Bergen, Norway

Chinese container ship OOCL Asia 2006-

Bremerhaven, Germany, end June 2017

Hong Kong/China-flagged, homeport Hong Koing, IMO 9300790, MMSI 477105600 and call sign VRBQ6. Owned and managed by OOCL, Hong Kong, China. Built by Samsung Shipbuilding&Heavy Industries, Geoje, South Korea in 2006. 

German pilot vessel Bergen

Bremerhaven, Germany, end June 2017

MMSI 211224430 and call sign DBCF. Built by NSS Szczecin, Poland. 

Japanese container ship Vecchio Bridge 2005-

Bremerhaven, Germany, end June 2017

Panama-flagged, IMO 9293454, MMSI 371208000 and call sign 3EBR8. Owned and managed by Fukujin Kisen, Imabari, Japan. Other sources stated owned by Kawasaki Kisem Kaisha and operated by the K-Line. Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan, South Korea with yard number 1593 in 2005. 

Dutch tug RT Peter 2009-

Bremerhaven, Germany, end June 2017

Malta-flagged, homeport Malta, IMO 9474917, MMSI 249490000 and call sign 9HTK9. Owned and managed by Kotug International, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Built by Niigata Shipbuilding&Repair, Niigata, Japan in 2009. RotorTug RT-80 type. Bollard pull 83 tons. Gross tonnage 463 tons, net 138 tons, deadweight 275 tons and as dimensions 30,25 (between perpendiculars)-31,95 x 12,60 x 5,91-6,30 (maximum) metres. Maximum speed 13,6 knots. 

Danish container ship Madison Maersk 2014-



Bremerhaven, Germany, end June 2017

Denmark International Register-flagged, homeport Copenhagen, Denmark, IMO 9619945, MMSI 219018864, and call sign OWJG2. Owned and managed by AP Moller Maersk, Copenhagen, Denmark. Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding&Marine Engineering, Geoje, South Korea in 2014. 

German container ship (ex-Arica 2007, Maersk Jakobstad 2007-2012) Arica 2012-


Bremerhaven, Germany, end June 2017

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, Liberia, IMO 9399741, MMSI 636017360 and call sign A8OA2. Ex Arica renamed December 2007 and Maersk Jakobstad renamed November 2012. Owned and managed by NSC Holding, Hamburg, Germany. Built by Zhoushan Shipyard, Zhoushan, China in 2007. 

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Norwegian torpedo boats well camouflaged and hardly visible according to Dutch naval report in 1909

An item reported that the Dutch coastal defence ship Hr. Ms. Piet Hein (1) departed on 16th July 1909 Nieuwediep, Netherlands for a training voyage, arriving on the 23rd at Bergen, Norway. The Hr. Ms. Piet Hein left Bergen on the 28th Bergen and anchored on the 30th off Skjolden and in the 31st in the entrance of the Esefjord. On 10th August she anchored in the roads of Texel, Netherlands.

Underway from Bergen towards the Sognefjord sighted the commanding officer of the Hr. Ms. Piet Hein a division of Norwegian torpedo boats in the outer fjords. The boast were grey painted which colour integrated in such manner with the almost bare rocks above the waterline, that they were hardly visible.

Source
Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeemacht 1908-1909. 

Note
1. Part of the Evertsen-class. Laid down at the shipyard of the Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij, Rotterdam in 1893, launched on 16 August 1894, commissioned on 3 January 1896, condemned in 1914, intended sale on 18 August 1914 postponed until Tuesday 20th October at 11.30 o’clock and then sold for ƒ 90.000 to Wilton’s Scheepswerf, Rotterdam, Netherland. 

Dutch steam pilot vessel Reserve handed over to pilotage service in 1906

An item reported that after the launching of the Dutch steam pilot vessel Reserve the panelling was completed and machinery placed, the several pipelines laid, electric installation made and after further fitting out and painting was she on 16th March 1906 handed over to the pilotage service.

On 18 January 1906 was a 4 hours trial executed with 141,17 rpm, 531,8 ihp horsepower, a draught of 3,40 metres, propeller pitch 3 metres and coal consumption 0.94 kilo/ihp/hour was a speed of 11,14 miles achieved. On 19 January 1906 was a 6 hours trial executed with 95,3 rpm, 145,3 ihp horsepower, a draught of 3,397 metres, propeller pitch 3 metres and coal consumption 1,14 kilo/ihp/hour was a speed of 8,371 miles achieved. For both trials was selected Cardiff coal used. 

Italian protected cruiser Liguria visiting the Dutch East Indies in 1904-1905

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An item reported that the Italian cruiser 3rd class Liguria (1) visited Ambon, Dutch East Indies on 14 October 1904, Surabaya, Dutch East Indies between 18-26 January 1905, Tandjong-Priok, Dutch East Indies between 28 January-7 February 1905 and Padang, Dutch East Indies between 9-13 February 1905,

Source
Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeemacht 1904-1905. 

Note
1. Of the Regioni-class protected cruisers, consisting of the Umbria, Lombardia, Etruria, Liguria, Elba and Puglia, preceded by the Piemonte and succeeded by the Calabria, laid down by Ansaldo, Genoa, Italy on 1 July 1889, launched on 8 June 1893, completed on 1 December 1894 and sold to be broken up on 15 May 1920. 

German protected cruiser SMS Hertha visiting the Dutch East Indies in 1904

Sister ship SMS Hansa

An item reported that the German cruiser 2nd class Hertha visited Tandjong, Priok, Dutch East Indies between 14-27 December 1904.(1)

Note
1. Ordered under contract name ‘K’. Of the Victoria Louise-class protected cruisers consisting of the Victoria Louise, Hertha, Freya, Vineta and Hansa, laid down at the AG Vulcan shipyard with yard number 223 in 1895, launched on 14 April 1897, commissioned on 23 July 1898, modernized and training ship since 1918, barracks ship since 1915 stricken on 6 December 1919 and broken up in 1920.

Source
Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeemacht 1904-1905. 

German unprotected cruiser SMS Seeadler visiting the Dutch East Indies in 1905

An item reported that the German cruiser 3rd class Seeadler visited Tandjong, Priok, Dutch East Indies between 19-27 February 1905, Surabaya, Dutch East Indies between 1-12 March 1905, Makassar, Dutch East Indies between 16-21 March 1905 and Manado, Dutch East Indies on 25 March 1905.(1)

Source
Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeemacht 1904-1905. 

Note
1. Of the Bussard-class unprotected cruisers consisting of the Bussard, Falke, Condor, Cormoran, Seeadler and Geier, succeeded by the Schwalbe-class and succeeded by the Gefion. Laid down as Ersatz Adler at the Kaiserliche Werft Danzig, Germany in 1890, launched on 2 February 1892, commissioned on 17 August 1892 and blown up while used as a mine hulk lying in the Jade, Wilhelmshaven, Germany on 19 April 1917. 

Panama chemical tanker Medalta Adventurer 2014-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 18 July 2017

Caymans Islands-flagged, homeport Georgetown, IMO 9761451, MMSI 319084600 and call sign ZGFB4. Keel laid by Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co. Ltd./Ouita OT (Ozai Shipyard), Japan with yard number 746 in on 22 August 2014, launched on 22 January 2015 and completed on 7 August 2015. Register owner by FGL Minuet Panama S.A., operated by Waterfront Shipping Company Limited, Vancouver, Canada and managed by MOL Tankship Management (Europe) Limited. 

Polish reefer (ex-Caribbean Star 1998-1998, Hornsea 1998-2000) Caribbean Star 2000-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 18 July 2017

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, Liberia, IMO 9150810, MMSI 636013068 and call sign A8KJ7. Built at the Shikoku Dockyard, Takamatsu, Japan in 1997. Owned and managed by Star Reefers Poland, Gdynia, Poland in 1997. Ex-Caribbean Star renamed December 1998 and Hornsea renamed January 2000. 

Turkish oil/chemical tanker (ex-Tigullio 2007-2013) Besiktas Iceland 2013-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 18 July 2017

Malta-flagged homeport Valletta, IMO 9395367, MMSI 229668000 and call sign 9HA3503. Ex-Tigullio renamed December 2013. Owned and managed by the Besiktas Group, Istanbul, Turkey. Built by Karadeniz, Unye, Turkey in 2007. 

Irish oil/chemical tanker Cielo di Capri 2016-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 19 July 2017

Malta-flagged, homeport Valletta, IMO 9717278, MMSI 249435000 and call sign 9HA4243. Built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, South Korea in 2016. Owned and managed by D’Amico Tankers, Dublin, Ireland. 

German general cargo ship Allegretto 2006-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 18 July 2017

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport Saint John’s, IMO 9353395, MMSI 304936000 and call sign C2CQ7. Built by Santierul Naval Giurgiu, Giurgiu, Romania on 2006. Owned and managed by Eicke Schiffahrt, Heide-Holst, Germany. 

Dutch general cargo ship (ex-Oosterhaven 2001-2004, HC Gesa 2004-2007) John Friedrich K 2007-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 18 July 2017

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Delfzijl, Netherlands, IMO 9195755, MMSI 244952000 and call sign PBLY. Owned and managed by Flag Shipmanagement, Farmsum, Netherlands. Built by Damen Shipyard Bergum, Bergum, Netherlands in 2001. Ex-Oosterhaven renamed December 2004 and HC Gesa renamed November 2007. 

Dutch offshore construction jack up Innovation 2012-


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 18 July 2017

Germany-flagged, homeport Bremen, IMO 9603453, MMSI 218781000 and call sign DHUR2. Built by Crist, Gdansk, Poland in 2012. Owned by HGO Innovation Shipping, Schiedam, Netherlands and managed by HGO Infrasea Solutions, Bremen, Germany. Dimensions 147,50 (boomrest) x 42,00 (beam) x 11,00 (depth) x 7,33 (draft with thrusters) metres. Accommodation for 100 persons. Deadweight 11.166 tons and gross tonnage 22.313 tons. 

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Dutch work crafts Mary 1 and Mary 2



Inner harbour of Vlissingen, Netherlands 187 July 2017

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Avenhorn, Netherlands.

Mary 1, work craft, built by Neva BV, Gorinchem, Netherlands and completed by De Hoop BV, Schiedam, Netherlands in 2004. Netherlands-flagged and ENI numbers 9442296/02610514. Owned by Ooms Construction BV, Averhorn, Netherlands. 

Dubai crude oil tanker Dubai Beauty 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 15 July 2017

Marshall Islands-flagged, IMO 9422548, MMSI 538004173 and call sign V7VO6. Built by Hanjin Heavy Industries, Pusan, South Korea in 2011. Owned and managed by Emarat Maritime, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

Taiwanese bulk carrier China Peace 2005-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 15 July 2017

Hong Kong/China-flagged, homeport Hong Kong, IMO 9329447, MMSI 477995100 and call sign VRBA2. Owned and managed by Chinese maritime Transport, Taipei, Taiwan. Built by Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding, Shanghai, China in 2005. 

German bulk carrier (ex-U Sea Corbita 2011-2012, Ultra Corbita 2012-2014, Corbita 2014) Nordic Harbin 2014-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 17 July 2017

Liberia-flagged, homeport Monrovia, IMO 9585338, MMSI 636092727 and call sign D4LV6. Owned by Corbita-Guoyu Dolphin One GmbH&Co. KG, Hamburg, Germany. According to maritime connector the Ultra Corbita, Isle of Man-flagged, homeport Douglas, MMSI 235096295, call sign 2GCT6, Cbuilt by Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding, Yizheng, China in 2011, owned and managed by Corbita Ship Managers, Hamburg, Germany, ex-U Sea Corbita renamed April 2012 and Ultra Corbita renamed February 2014. 

Dutch tug (ex-Lamnalco Petrel 1981-1982, Lamnalco 24 1982-1993, BKS 286 1982-2000) En Avant 7 2000-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 18 July 2017

Netherlands-flagged, IMO 7625483, MMSI 246131000 and call sign PBEB. Ex-Lamnalco Petrel of Lamnalco, United Arab Emirates, renamed Lamnalco 24 in 1982 and BKS 286 of Boskalis Baggermaatschappij B.V., Limassol, Cyprus renamed 23 December 2001 of Tebta Beheer B.V., Dordrecht, Netherlands. Nowadays Rederij T. Muller B.V., Dordrecht, Netherlands. Built by Damen Shipyard Gorinchem, Gorinchem, Netherlands in August 1981. Modernized in 2003. Gross tonnage 66/108 tons, net tonnage 32 tons, deadweight 66 tons and as dimensions 22,4 (over all) x 6,80 (over all) x 2,25 minimum-2,80 (maximum) x 3,42 (depth) x 15,50 air draught) metres. Speed 12 knots. Bollard pull 21 tons. 

Floating crane Skyfall


Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 18 July 2017 twoed by the Dutch tug En Avant 7

Panama-flagged, ship number H6004641. 

Singapore crude oil tanker Namsen 2016-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 18 July 2017

Marshall Islands-flagged, IMO 9761528, MMSI 538006702 and call sign V7QJ6. Delivered by New Times Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Jiangsu, China in 2016. Operated by Anglo-Eastern Ship management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore or Diamond S Management LLC.