Nb. 470 ‘Nordic Crystal’ successfully launched
On Friday the 22nd of April, our Nb. 470 was successfully launched at the Leer yard of Ferus Smit.
Nb. 470, named as ‘Nordic Crystal’ is the first ship in a series of two with a design that was developed for Erik Thun AB from Lidkoping, Sweden. Nb. 471 will follow hereafter as a full sistership.
Nb. 470 and 471 are bulkers with iceclass 1A and 2 cargo holds. Their design is dedicated to some specific trades in the Baltic region. The breadth of the ships is limited to 13.35mtr.
The ships are characterized by their extremely high deadweight of 6380 tons. The propulsion installation consists of a 1950 kW main engine running on MDO fuel, and driving a nozzled CP propeller. The accommodation will be suited for a crew of 8 persons.
Further data Nb. 470 / Nb. 471
- Loa 99.99 mtr
- B 13.35 mtr
- T 7.00 mtr
- DWT 6380 tons
- Hold volume 245.000 cft