MV Renasa

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History
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Name: Renasa
Builder: Stocznia Koźle Serwis Sp z o.o., Poland
Yard number: 1030
Launched: 1999
Status: In service
General characteristics
Class and type: River tanker
Length: 85 m (278 ft 10 in)
Beam: 9.50 m (31 ft 2 in)
Draught: 4.70 m (15 ft 5 in)

MV Renasa is a Dutch river tanker which was involved in an accident on 9 January 2004 which demolished a windmill.

History[edit]

Renasa was built by Stocznia Koźle Serwis Sp z o.o., (now Damen Shipyards Koźle) and launched in 1999.[1]

Accident[edit]

On 9 January 2004, Renasa was involved in an accident on the Prinses Margrietkanaal that resulted in the De Haensmolen, Grou, Friesland, which stood on the corner of the Pikmeer, being demolished. De Haensmolen has since been repaired and rebuilt in a new position by the Biggemeer.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Year 1999". Damen. Retrieved 2008-05-18. 
  2. ^ "Binnenschip veegt Haan's Mole finaal van kaart" (in Dutch). De Grouster. Retrieved 2008-05-18. 
  3. ^ "Verplaatste Haensmolen Pinkstermaandag geopend" (in Dutch). De Grouster. Retrieved 2008-05-18.