Ferus Smit’s Nb. 426 ‘Arklow Castle’ successfully launched

By Vessels

On Thursday the 12th of January, Ferus Smit’s Nb. 426 was successfully launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit.

M.V. Arklow Castle is the third vessel in a series of 10 that will be delivered to Ferus Smit’s client from the city of Arklow, Ireland.

Ferus Smit’s Nb. 426 ‘Arklow Castle’ successfully launched

General cargo ship Arklow Castle - Image courtesy of: 112 Midden-Groningen

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.

The Arklow Castle has one single hold and an 1A Ice-class notation. It is propelled by a 1740 kW MaK engine with a single ducted propeller.

General cargo ship Arklow Castle - Image courtesy of: 112 Midden-Groningen

General cargo ship Arklow Castle - Image courtesy of: 112 Midden-Groningen

Source: Ferus Smit