• Launching of Nb. 450 ‘Arklow Wood’

Launching Nb. 450 ‘Arklow Wood’

On Friday the 3rd of April at 11.00 hrs. our Nb. 450 ‘Arklow Wood’ will be launched in Leer.

Nb. 450 will be christened as ‘Arklow Wood’, she is the fourth vessel in a series of 4 that will be delivered to Arklow Shipping and will fly the Irish Flag. By design, Arklow Wood 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 NOT be open to the public!