Spleithoff Group Orders Six New Generation Multipurpose Vessels
Article and image source: Spleithoff.com
March 13 2017
Amsterdam-based shipping company Spliethoff has placed an order for six multipurpose vessels at the Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., shipyard in China.
The vessels of this new R-Class are designed in accordance with the Polar Code and are therefore highly suitable to trade in remote areas such as the Arctic. Moreover, they will be optimized for fuel efficiency and equipped with scrubbers to reduce their environmental footprint as much as possible. Length overall is 165 meters and deadweight is approximately 18.000 ton.
With a hold length of over 100 meters and Heavy Lift cranes which are combinable, the vessels are highly suitable to operate in the specialized breakbulk market with heavy and outsized cargoes. [MORE]