AASLAND (NIS)

Build 1969 at Schiffswerft "Hoogezand" J. Bodewes, Bergum. # 152
1969: VALDES, P/R m.s. Valdes, Hamburg, W. Germany.
1973: BELL CAVALIER: Bell Ferry Ltd., Irland. (P/R m.s. Valdes, Hamburg, W. Germany).
1974: VALDES, P/R m.s. Valdes, Hamburg, W. Germany.
1975: BELL CAVALIER: Bell Ferry Ltd., Irland. (P/R m.s. Valdes, Hamburg, W. Germany).
1978: MINITRANS, Minicarriers AB Mariehamn, Aland, Finland (mgr: Godby Shipping)
1986.03.17. - 1986.06.10.: Laid up at Mariehamn, Aland.
1986: AASLAND, K/S A/S Aasen Shipping, Haugesund, Norway (Mgr: Hans Martin Torkelsen)
1991: Transferred to NIS-flag (N-01028)
1995.07.14.: Collided with the Swedish m.tanker POM KARIN of Asnaesvaerkets Havn in fog. Badly holed on port side and capsized. Crew of 6 and 1 passenger rescued by landing craft. AASLAND was on voyage Kalundborg to Koge.
1995.07.29.: Raised & brought alongside quay at Asnaesvaerkets Havn. Steel plate fitted over hole.
1995: Sold to West Trans Bulk, Norway
2005: Sold to Taylor & Taylor, Troon, U.K. and renamed RED DUCHESS.
2009: Sold to Coast Lines Shipping Ltd., Cork, Ireland.