Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Dutch anchor handling vessel (ex-Anglian Princess 2002-2012) Union Princess 2012-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 5 June 2017

Belgium-flagged, homeport Antwerp, Belgium, IMO 9242766, MMSI 205642000 and callsign ORQU. Ex-Anglian Princess renamed October 2012. Gross tonnage 2.258 tons, net tonnage 677 ton, summer deadweight 1.890 tons and as dimensions 67,4 x 15,55 (moulded) x 6,2 (design)-7,40 (maximum) x 7,5 (depth moulded) metres. Deck area 344 square metres and maximum deck cargo 700 ton. Main engines 2x Wartsilla 16V LND 8.166 bhp/6.000 kW. Bollard pull maximum 178 ton ahead. Speed 12 (economic)-17 (maximum) knots. Built at the shipyard CIMC Raffles Offshore, Yantai, China in 2002. Owned by Smit Vessel Management Services, Rotterdam, Netherlands and managed by Smit Transport Belgium, Antwerp, Belgium.