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

By Vessels

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