On 15th November 2011, Hyundai Vinashin Shipyard (HVS) officially celebrated Naming ceremony for Hull No. S042- the 56,000 DWT Bulk Carrier -, which is formally named “Arkadia” by Sponsor, Mrs. Leena Ruohonen.
Attending the ceremony, there were not only HVS BOD, representatives of Ship Owners, Class but also the BOD of ASPO Plc, Broker Banchero Costa and HMD – Mother shipyard of HVS.
The Hull No. S042 is the first in the series of the 2 vessels honorably contracted with ESL Shipping co., Ltd, Finland.
Length (B.P): 189 m
Breadth: 32.26 m
Depth : 18.5 m
Speed: 14.5 knots
Number of cargo holds: 05
World Maritime News Staff, November 15, 2011; Image: HVS