MV Eurovoyager

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Eurovoyager Ostend.jpg
MV Eurovoyager leaving Ostend bound for Ramsgate in 2005
History
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.

History[edit]

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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