Dutch Court to Auction M/V ‘Esmeralda’ and M/V ‘Annalisa’

On 6 August 2013, the M/V ‘Esmeralda’ and the M/V ‘Annalisa’ are scheduled to be auctioned before the court of Rotterdam at Wilhelminaplein 100-125, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, at the request of Rabobank, the Netherlands. Rabobank has decided to auction the two vessels now that their owners can no longer meet their financial obligations.

The two cargo ships are built in the Netherlands, by Damen Shipyard Hoogezand in 1998 (Esmeralda) and Bodewes shipyard ‘Volharding’ in 2000 (Annalisa). The sale of the vessels will take place by Dutch auction. Both vessels are registered under the Antigua & Barbuda flag.

The details of the vessels are as follows:

M/V ‘Esmeralda’


M/V ‘Esmeralda’

IMO number : 9141364
Name of ship : ESMERALDA (since 01/10/1998)
Call Sign : V2PX6
MMSI : 304010974
Gross tonnage : 2844 (since 01/09/2010)
DWT : 4614

M/V ‘Annalisa’


M/V ‘Annalisa’

IMO number : 9213727
Name of ship : ANNALISA (since 01/12/2003)
Call Sign : V2BQ4
MMSI : 304124000
Gross tonnage : 6154 (during 2000)
DWT : 8737

If desired, the lawyers of Kernkamp Advocaten can assist interested buyers in gathering further information on the auction and the legal formalities and with the actual bidding at the auction.

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