MV Arklow Castle
Steel single screw “C” class motor vessel built in 2017 by Scheepswerf Ferus Smit B.V. Netherlands (Yard No 426) as General Cargo ship
- Length: 87.4 m (overall)84.99 m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 14.99 m
- Depth: 7.12 m
- Draught: 6.26 m
- Tonnage: 2999 gross/1692 net/5094t deadweight
- Engines: (1) 4T – 6 cylinder MaK Diesel
- Power: 1740 kW/2364 HP
- Speed: 12 knots
- Capacity: 6105.00 m³
- Call Sign: EISF6
- IMO Number: 9757101
- MMSI Number: 250004289
- Register Number: 29098F
- Port of Registry: Arklow/Ireland
- Sister-Ship: Arklow Cadet, Arklow Cape, Arklow Clan, Arklow Cliff
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January 12th 2017: Launched to form the third ‘C’ class newbuild of a 10-ship order from the Co. Wicklow based operator.
Arklow Castle – © Frits Olinga (Sea Trials, River Ems, 14/02/2017)
February 17th 2017: Completed. Registered Owner; Crinnis Shipping Ltd. Ship Manager; Arklow Shipping, Nederland.
Arklow Castle – © Robbie Cox (Dublin, 26/08/2018)
June 16th 2020: Arrived at Dover to load milling wheat for Belfast.
🆕 © Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping)
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