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Photographer:Bob Scott [View profile]Title:MANTAAdded:Feb 24, 2019
Captured:February 24, 2019IMO:9261487Hits:542
Location:Gravesend, London, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Supply Ships/Tug Supplies/AHTS
Moored alongside laid-up drill ship SERTAO at Tilbury Power Station jetty, Thames in preparation for towing it to a new lay-up berth on the Tees after a year’s sojourn at Tilbury. Until February 1st, 2019 the offshore tug/supply vessel was named UNION MANTA.
3,164 gt, 2,481 dwtg, 206t bollard pull.
Operated under the Belgian flag by Smit Harbour Towage Belgium NV, Antwerp, Belgium (Boskalis Group)
Built 2003 by Orskov Christensens Staalskibsvaerft A/S, Frederikshavn, Denmark. Yard no. 232
Propulsion: twin-screw with 2 x vee-16-cylinder, four-stroke Wärtsilä 16V32 with a combined output of 14,720 bhp at 750 rpm. Economical service speed: 12 knots. (Maximum speed 17 knots)
Vessel Identification
Name:Union Manta
Technical Data
Vessel type:Anchor Handling Vessel
Gross tonnage:3,164 tons
Summer DWT:2,481 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Antwerp
Build year:2003
AIS Information
Last known position:
51°53’15.43” N, 4°27’20.23” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 83° (104°)
Location:Rtm Waalhaven
Arrival:24th Apr 2019
07:30:25 UTC
Last update:
1 second ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 November 10th, 05:00:02 UTCRotterdam Pilot
2018 September 1st, 18:00:27 UTCAh/guard Buoys Schev
2018 September 1st, 18:00:13 UTCScheveningen Trials
2018 August 31st, 00:00:49 UTCScheveningen Anchora
2018 August 31st, 00:00:41 UTCRotterdam
2018 August 31st, 00:00:09 UTCScheveningen
2018 August 31st, 00:00:06 UTCScheveningen Offshor
2018 August 20th, 08:00:06 UTCRhb
2018 August 14th, 04:00:41 UTCRotterdam Pilot
2018 August 8th, 09:00:15 UTCRaven Field
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Photo Comments (2)

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Bob Scott on Feb 26, 2019 09:10 (1 month ago)
According to AIS Manta and Sertao are now heading for Port Talbot insteaf of the Tees
Robert West on Feb 24, 2019 20:08 (1 month ago)
Good too see a very concise description.
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