MV Arklow Future
Arklow Future – © Wil Weijsters (Rozenburg. 15/04/2014)
Single screw motor “Bijlsma 4500 design” vessel built in 2010 at Astilleros De Murueta S.A. (Yard No. 266) as a General Cargo ship
- Length: 89.95m (overall), 84.98m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth of hull: 14.4m
- Depth: 7.35m (middle)
- Draught: 5.79m
- Tonnage: 2,998 gross/1,673 net/4500t deadweight
- Engines: (1) 4T – 6 cylinder Caterpillar/MaK 6M25 diesel
- Power: 1980 kW/2690 bhp
- Speed: 11.5 knots
- Capacity: Grain: 8.994 m³ Bales: 6.074 m³ – 214.491 ft³
- Call Sign: EIGD5
- MMSI Number: 250001594
- IMO Number: 9361768
- Register Number: 09716N
- Registry: Arklow/Ireland 🇮🇪
- Sister Ships: Arklow Forest (287), Field (286), Falcon (284), Freedom (265), Fern (285), Fame (262), Fortune (264), Flair (263).
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July 7th 2007: Keel laid.
January 6th 2008: Launched.
July 24th 2008: Completed for Banco Espanol De Credito SA. Manager: Arklow Shipping Ulc.
2010: Registered Owner; Invermore Shipping Ltd. Manager; Arklow Shipping Ulc.
Arklow Future – © Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 10/08/2020)
May 1st 2022: Due at Dover to load grain for Belfast.
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