ShipSpotting.com
Login: Lost Password? SIGN UP
Ship Photo Search
Photo Search - Advanced Search

GAMBOA EXPRESS - IMO 8816106

Full Screen - Add Comment - Bookmark this photo - Edit Info
Get thumbnail code to post in forum, blog or homepage

New! View the summary page for this ship!
Photo Details
Photographer:miraflores [View profile]Title:GAMBOA EXPRESSAdded:Dec 07, 2017
Captured:November 19, 2017IMO:8816106Hits:637
Location:Colon, Panama
Photo Category: Fishing vessel loa 70ft/21m and over
Description:
former dutch trawler DEO VOLENTE, UK-43
later named BALBOA EXPLORER

Photo taken by my friend Roni Schneider and uploaded with his permission and successful identification.
Vessel Identification
Name:Balboa Explorer
IMO:8816106
Flag:Panama
MMSI:352030000
Callsign:HO3814
Former name(s):
- Deo Volente (Until 2010)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Trawler
Gross tonnage:468 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1989
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
More Of This Ship
DEO VOLENTE UK43
© Marius Esman
DEO VOLENTE UK43
© Marius Esman
DEO VOLENTE UK43
© Marius Esman
More Of: This Photographer - This Ship - This Ship By This Photographer

Photo Comments (14)

Comments sorting method :
Patalavaca on Dec 09, 2017 13:37 (5 days ago)
@ David: thank you for the extra links to confirm what we suspected all along.

@ Hi Jürgen, all fine here thanks, and I hope for you and your family too. All best wishes, Rick
davidships on Dec 08, 2017 12:38 (6 days ago)
The project clearly didn't happen (and most of the website blanked), but found that the conversion was abandoned in 2014:
http://www.expeditionyacht.org/general/trawler-conversion-project-for-sale

and a flavour of what was intended (and something on owner Thorwald Westmaas)
https://web.archive.org/web/20080527094136/http://www.expeditionyacht.org:80/?page_id=2 [paste in the complete URL]
jutter on Dec 08, 2017 11:44 (6 days ago)
http://www.expeditionyacht.org/
Henk de Winde on Dec 08, 2017 08:45 (6 days ago)
These ships are very seaworthy MattyBoy. Sailing around the world without any problem.
Henk de Winde on Dec 08, 2017 08:43 (6 days ago)
I think you touched the right point Theo!
Captain Ted on Dec 08, 2017 00:04 (6 days ago)
Could it have to do with subsidies flowing in the EU to scrap fishing vessels in order to reduce fishing in general and then re sold "illegal" One sees sometimes in this areas vessels which are reported scrapped and then trading here. For someone makes somewhere money with that !!!!!
MattyBoy on Dec 07, 2017 22:09 (6 days ago)
How far across the globe do these Dutch fishing vessels go? She's a long way from home.
miraflores on Dec 07, 2017 20:48 (6 days ago)
@Henk,
ship was still alive on 19. November 2017
Henk de Winde on Dec 07, 2017 20:39 (6 days ago)
Hi Jürgen, She was sold for scrap in July 2008 due to the Dutch redevelopment. Must have been resold by the scrapyard!
miraflores on Dec 07, 2017 19:39 (6 days ago)
Hello Rick, how are you? Ship is reported in Marine Traffic as "Active"

https://www.marinetraffic.com/de/ais/details/ships/shipid:408922/mmsi:352030000/vessel:8816106/_:953fc3c402aacd72dbeeefa8882f025c

Rgds. Juergen
Patalavaca on Dec 07, 2017 19:12 (6 days ago)
Hi Jurgen, we must have both been writing at the same time... do you agree with my assessment?
Regards, Rick
Patalavaca on Dec 07, 2017 19:10 (6 days ago)
Appears to be IMO 8816106, however this ship is recorded as scrapped at Cartagena de Indias, Colombia around 01/07/2008.
Image HERE .
I rather think that the vessel was not fully demolished but refurbished and put back in service.
Many features are identical.
Regards, Rick
miraflores on Dec 07, 2017 19:06 (6 days ago)
@Henk,
thanks for identification.
Ship is reported in Miramar as scrapped in Cartagena 01.July 2008
Rgds. Juergen
Henk de Winde on Dec 07, 2017 18:26 (6 days ago)
Hi Jürgen,
This is the former Dutch cutter DEO VOLENTE (UK-43)
Please Login to add a comment!

This photo has been shown 637 times since it was added to the site.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved View airplanes live at RadarBox24.com!