On Friday the 21st of October, Ferus Smit’s Nb. 425 was successfully launched at the Westerbroek yard, Netherlands.
M.V. Arklow Cape is the second vessel in a series of 10 that will be delivered to Ferus Smit’s client from the city of Arklow, Ireland.
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.
Source: Ferus Smit