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During a festive ceremony in Kampen on Friday 29 th of October, the start of this extensive project was marked by celebration of the keel laying of the 4 ships according Groot Ship Design concept, naval architecture, hull construction design and production package.
Thecla Bodewes Shipyards has been awarded an order for building and delivery of four 7.000 TDW Diesel-Electric Multi-Purpose Dry Cargo vessels for Vertom, one of Dutch leading international operating shipping companies.
The LABRAX 7.000 TDW Cargo vessels are especially developed to Vertom’s requirements for providing tailor-made shipping solutions to their clients. During detail engineering, CFD optimization of the hull design has been performed for a fuel-efficient speed-power performance powered by a future proof modular electric propulsion system. Read more >>