Swedish shipping company Erik Thun Group has taken delivery of eco-friendly multipurpose dry cargo vessel Baltic Crystal, says an article published on Offshore-energy.
As informed, the company took delivery of the vessel from Dutch shipbuilder Ferus Smit B.V. The company also informed that as of today, the ship will start operating.
To remind, the launching ceremony of Baltic Crystal was held last December.
The vessel, together with its sister vessel Nordic Crystal, has been described as an ‘evolvement of Erik Thun’s existing fleet’ with a major design focus put on their efficiency and environmental features.
Dynamic drive system
These include reduced fuel consumption, an increased cargo intake, less exhaust emissions and lowered noise levels.
The newbuilds are equipped with a frequency converter for versatile shore power connection and a dynamic drive system.
Eight new vessels
In January this year, Erik Thun placed an order for eight new vessels at Shipyard Ferus Smit B.V. in the Netherlands.
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