Immingham Dock - © Jordan Seifarth
Call sign / IMO no.:
LACX6 / 7624051
Soc Metallurgique & Navale, Dunkerque
2x 12 cyl. diesel,
type Sulzer ZV 12-40/48 with one controllable LIPS pitch propeller,
2.695 lane metres
1992 - 2012
Port Registry / Flag:
OSLO / NOR
Cuxhaven - Immingham
Gothenburg - Ghent
VILLE DE DUNKERQUE ( - 1979)
FOSS DUNKERQUE (1979 - 1981)
VILLE DE DUNKERQUE (1981 - 1986)
G AND C EXPRESS (1986 - 1988)
RAILRO (1988 - 1989)
DANA HAFNIA ( II ) (1989)
MAERSK ESSEX (1989 - 1992)
TOR DANIA (1992 - 1993)
BRIT DANIA (1993)
Non DFDS Service:
01.1989 - 11.1989: Chartered to DFDS A/S and renamed DANA HAFNIA. Route: Helsingborg - Immingham - Harwich.
1992: Sold to DFDS A/S, Copenhagen and renamed TOR DANIA.
1993: Renamed BRIT DANIA.
1993: Renamed TOR DANIA.
1995: Major conversion carried out consisting of lengthening by 24 metres, placing a flume tank above the weather deck, installing internal movable ramp and additional car decks.
10.2003: Sold to KS-Bolag, Oslo and chartered back for five years.
2004: Transferred to the Norwegian flag.
10.1.2006: Off Cuxhaven TOR DANIA came between tug EMSTUG and barge EMSPONTON 7, which was carrying parts of the cruise newbuilding NORWEGIAN PEARL under construction at the Meyer Werft, and parted the two hundred meter long tow line. TOR DANIA and the barge collided resulting in the damage of TOR DANIA, a twelve by three meter hole three meter above the waterline. A bow section of the newbuilding went over board. No one was hurt.
31.1.2006: Back in service.
09.2007: Sold to Doyen Shipping Ltd., London.
04.2012: End of charter.
06.2012: Renamed Dania.
11.2012: Sold to Indian breakers.