Thursday, 7 February 2008


Built in 1983 by Martin Jansen Schiffswerft in Germany, and originally named ELLY BOJEN, this low air draft coaster was subsequently renamed MAREK in 1995, then joined the Erwin Strahlmann fleet in 2003 when she was renamed DREAMER. In October 2005, she became DREAMER I, finally taking her current name, MINERVA II, in April 2007. She is registered in Panama, owned by a Norwegian company, and managed by Italians. Her overall length is 88.06 metres, and her deadweight 3,345 tonnes.