Nb. 426 ‘Arklow Castle’ successfully launched

12 January 2017


On Thursday the 12th of January, Our Nb. 426 was successfully launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit.

M.V. Arklow Castle is the third vessel in a series of 10 that will be delivered to our client from the city of Arklow, Ireland.

With a maximized hold volume of 220.000 cft and a carrying capacity over 5000 deadweight tons, it still falls under the 3000 gross tons limit.

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


Picture Copyright 112 Midden-Groningen.


Picture Copyright 112 Midden-Groningen.

Ferus Smit press release