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Photographer:Rob W [View profile]Title:VallmoAdded:Jan 12, 2006
Photo Category: RO/RO
Former OT Rederierna ro-ro vessel on builders trials off west coast of Sweden. Built by Lodose Varv, Sweden 1978. Now the infamous m/v Faina currently being held by pirates off Somalia.
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Faina (Until 2013 Jul)
- Marabou (Until 2007 Apr)
- Loverval (Until 2003 Jan)
- Matina (Until 1985 Jan)
- Vallmo (Until 1983 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro Cargo
Gross tonnage:10,931 tons
Summer DWT:9,019 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Russian Maritime Shipping Register
Build year:1978
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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Rob W on Jan 12, 2006 17:31 (12 years ago)
Apologies but you have the earlier Vallmo there. This was the later, much larger, ship for the same owners and was the second of the 'Flower' class vessels built for the Johannson Brothers-owned OT Rederierna of Skarhamn for the Roto Line service between Wallhamn/Felixstowe/Ghent. The sisterships were Kaprifol (1977) and Linne (1979). Herewith some furher information;

Built: 1978 Lodose Varv
Sold: 1983 to Cobelfret and renamed Matina
Renamed: Loverval 1985
Sold: 2003 to ADG, Latvia and renamed Marabou, vessel remains on charter to Cobelfret.

LOA: 162.37m
B: 18.01m
D: 13.37 m
GT: 5665 (pre-69) 10,931 (69 rules)
Engines: Twin Sulzer 8ZL40/48 high speed (10,400 BHP total)
Service speed. 17.5 knots (original)
Passengers: 12
Crew: 22 (original)
immen on Jan 12, 2006 11:48 (12 years ago)
Some facts about Wallmo
Loa: 130,70
B: 16,03
D: 6,74 m.
Brt/ dwt. 3445/ 6762.
Engeens. Two MWM TBD 500-8E dieslar.
Effect. 3530 kW.
Speed. 14,7.
Passengers. 12.
Sisterships. VALERIE. VALLANN.

Delivered in juni 1972 to Ab Skärhamns Oljetransport, Skärhamn (OT-Rederiet).
1972 06. Route Wallhamn/Swe - Mexico.
1972 12 29. Grounded
1973 01 13. In traffic again
1975 01. Sold to Cie. Generale Maritime (CGM), La Rochelle, Frankrike.
1975 01 14. Renamed to SAINT SERVAN.
1977. Renamed to ALPHA MARINER.
1978. Renamed to SAINT SERVAN.
1985. Sold to Denval Marine Consultants Ltd., Limassol, Cypern. Renamed to DIANTHUS.
1986 10. Renamed to JUNE LADY II.
1987. Sold to Juno Navigation, Panama. Renamed to TURRIALBA.
1989. Sold to K. Arnesen Shipping, Oslo, Norge. Renamed to KAS CHRISTINA.
1992. Renamed to SANTA CHRISTINA.
1992 09 14. Hard grounded outside the coast of Costa Rica and lost.....????
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