Press Release: New building order to meet future demand!

Press Release:  New building order to meet future demand!
24 October 2019

It is with great pleasure to announce that the family owned Krohn-Group, based in Hamburg, Germany has placed an order for three 5150- deadweight Eco trader general dry cargo vessels  in close cooperation with their long term business partner MF Shipping Group, based in Farmsum (the Netherlands). The vessels are being built at the Royal Bodewes Shipyard in Hoogezand (the Netherlands).Eco trader .jpg

The Eco Trader 5150 is a modern, next generation Environment-Friendly Cargo Coastal Freighter’ with a total length of 86.93m - deadweight of 5150 and hold capacity abt.221.000 ctf. The first vessel of the series is scheduled to be delivered in September 2020 followed in regular intervals in March 2021 and May 2021.  

The new vessels are a significant step towards a greener future, says  Karin Orsel, CEO of MF Shipping Group. We take pride in having a mutual mission with the Krohn- Group to reduce the carbon footprint and we are explicitly dedicated in protecting and maintaining the maritime environment. With this order we showcase the trust we have in the future of:  shipping, the market and our clients!

For more information on this press release you can contact Thea Pelupessy, PR Manager for the MF Shipping Group  +31 (0)596 – 633922, Mobile +31 (0)6-22918209 - e-mail tpelupessy@mfgroup.nl


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