MV Eurovoyager

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Eurovoyager Ostend.jpg
MV Eurovoyager leaving Ostend bound for Ramsgate in 2005
Name: MV Voyager
Owner: Hawthorn Shipping Co. Ltd.
Operator: Transeuropa Ferries
Port of registry: Lome,  Togo
Builder: Belliard Hoboken, Belgium
Yard number: 887
Christened: Prins Albert
Completed: 1978
Identification: Callsign P3ZK7 IMO number: 7613882
Status: broken up
General characteristics
Tonnage: 12,110 gross register tons (GRT)
Length: 118.4 m (388.5 ft)
Beam: 23.32 m (76.5 ft)
Draught: 5.05 m (16.6 ft)
Installed power: Two Pielstick 18PC2V400
Speed: 21 kn (38.9 km/h)

The MV Voyager was a freight and passenger ferry which was operated by Transeuropa Ferries.


The Eurovoyager was launched by Belliard Hoboken as the Prins Albert in 1978 for Regie voor Maritiem Transport Belgie on their Ostend to Dover route.[1] In 1994 she was transferred to the Ostend Ramsgate route.[2] In 1998 she was bought by Denval Marine Consultants and renamed Eurovoyager.[3] She was chartered to Sally Line in the same year, but was only used for a few months as in November of the same year she was transferred to Transeuropa Ferries for use on their Ostend Ramsgate route.[4] In July 2009, a Marine Accident Investigation Branch report revealed that Eurovoyager had regularly been operated with her watertight doors open, in breach of maritime regulations.[5]

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