On Friday the 21th of October at 14.00 hrs. Ferus Smit’s Nb. 425 ‘Arklow Cape’ will be launched at the Westerbroek shipyard.

Arklow Cape is the second in a series of 10 ships to be built of a new design for Arklow Shipping from Ireland.

Ferus Smit: Launching of Nb. 425 ‘Arklow Cape’

Arklow Cape at Ferus Smit Westerbroek shipyard - Image courtesy: Ferus Smit

With a maximized hold volume of 220.000 cft and a carrying capacity over 5000 deadweight tons, it still falls under the 3000 gross tons limit.

Arklow Cape has one single hold and an 1A ice-class notation. It is propelled by a 1740 kW MaK engine with a single ducted propeller.
Delivery of is scheduled for November of this year.

Source: Ferus Smit