Swedish shipping company Erik Thun A.B. / Thun Tankers and Ferus Smit shipyards have agreed on building 2 product tankers.
The ordered “R-Class” vessels are a further development of the E-class tankers that were recently delivered to Thun. The ships will have identical main dimensions, but now with 13 coated cargo tanks. Meanwhile the focus remains once more on resource efficiency, environmental responsibility and logistical reliability. The vessels will be built to the latest design meeting and often exceeding existing and forthcoming regulations.
The order again strengthens our long-term collaboration with Erik Thun A.B. , as the delivery of the first Ferus Smit tanker for Erik Thun dates back for 23 years, in which 16 tankers were built . We are honoured that Thun tankers has once more chosen Ferus Smit for the new job!
The new ships will measure 7999 Dw tons and 9700 m3 cargo volume in 13 cargo tanks (coated). Main dimensions to be Loa 115m, B 15.9 mtr, draft 6.95 mtr. Iceclass will be 1A, suited for for year-round Baltic service with a 1950 kW main engine.