On Friday the 21st of October, Ferus Smit’s Nb. 425 was successfully launched at the Westerbroek yard, Netherlands.

Ferus Smit Nb. 425 ‘Arklow Cape’ successfully launched

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