Ferus Smit Splashes Fourth Arklow Newbuild

Dutch shipbuilder Ferus Smit launched MV Arklow Clan, an open hatch single decker, at its Westerbroek yard on April 7.

The 5,200 dwt Arklow Clan is the fourth in a series of ten ships that will be delivered to Ireland-based Arklow Shipping.

With a hold volume of 220,000 cft, the newbuilding features a length of 86.8 meters and a width of 15 meters.

The ship has one single hold and an 1A iceclass notation and is propelled by a 1740 kW MaK engine with a single ducted propeller.

Market value of Arklow Clan currently stands at USD 5.97 million, according to data provided by VesselsValue.

The vessel, which will fly the flag of the Netherlands, was ordered by Arklow Shipping in August 2014.

Arklow Castle, the third ship from the batch, was launched in January this year.

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