Nb. 438 was launched on the 22nd of November at the Ferus Smit yard in Westerbroek.
M. V. Arklow Accord is the 2nd vessel in the range of 6 which is to be delivered to the clients from Arklow, Ireland.
The vessel is designed as a bulk general cargo ship which will be majorly used for the shipping of wheat, corn and other such bulk commodities in European waters.
The design of this vessel is a slightly changed version of the Ferus Smit built first series of 8600 dwt bulkers which were under the name of Arklow B- range. The new design is developed for ice class 1A. It has a changed bow form and propulsion with added propeller nozzle. For improved fuel efficiency, the main engine output has also been reduced to 2000kW.
This features of the first ship are as follows:
Loa = 119.495 mtr
Lpp = 116.895 mtr
B = 14.99 mtr
D = 9.70 mtr
T max = 7.160 mtr
Hold volume = 350.000 cft
Arklow Accord is scheduled to be delivered in January 2020.