• Launching of Nb. 449 ‘Arklow Willow’

Launching Nb. 449 ‘Arklow Willow’

Launching of Nb. 449 ‘Arklow Willow’
On Friday the 6th of September at 11.00 hrs. our Nb. 449 ‘Arklow Willow’ will be launched in Leer.

Nb. 449 will be christened as ‘Arklow Willow’, she is the third vessel in a series of 4 that will be delivered to Arklow Shipping and will fly the Irish Flag. By design, Arklow Willow is an enlarged version of the 8500 DWT ships that we have delivered to Arklow Shipping in the past. She is equipped with a 3840kW main engine in order to achieve low fuel consumption.

The design features:
– Main dimensions (Loa X B X T) 149.50 X 19.25 X 8.59 mtr.
– 16500 DWT, 700.000 cft hold volume.
– Iceclass 1A with 3840kW main engine.
– 2 box shaped holds.
– Propeller equipped with a duct for enhanced thrust at lower speeds and reduction of maximum installed propulsion power.

During the launching the yard will be open to the public.