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MV Ocean Ute

The MV Ocean Ute is the latest addition to the Wellard fleet and was converted into a livestock carrier in 2010.

The vessel can transport about 5,000 cattle or 20,000 sheep, or a combination of both.

The MV Ocean Ute is classified by Bureau Veritas.

It has visited ports in South and South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Middle America, Gulf of Mexico, South America East Coast, East Asia and Mediterranean Sea.

Vessel specifications – The MV Ocean Ute

  • Length: 139.95 metres
  • Breadth: 20.00 metres
  • Gross tonnage: 12,665 tonnes
  • Livestock area: 7,268 sq metres
  • Number of decks: 7
  • Summer draft: 7.2 metres
  • Fresh water capacity: 1,322.04 cbm
  • Fresh water production: 360 tonnes per day from 2 reverse osmosis desalination plants
  • Fodder capacity: 1,234.3 cbm
  • Air circulation: 60 air changes/hour
  • Speed: 14 knots
  • Engines: Ulstein Bergen Diesel, BRM-8 4SCSA
  • Crew: 36