The Pontias under construction
6th March 2018
The New Construction Department of the Group’s Technical Department is monitoring the construction of the self-propelled tanker ‘Pontias’ whose hull is built in Serbia and whose outfitting will take place in the Netherlands from April 2018. This self-propelled vessel will be put into service at the end of 2018 and will begin its commercial operation of transporting clean petroleum products and benzene on the Rhône.
Key features of the shipping unit:
- Overall length: 110 m
- Overall width: 11.44 m
- Max. draft: 3.25 m
- Cargo volume: 8 x 375 m³ = 3000 m³ approx.
- French flag, Hull classified Bureau Veritas, ADN 2017 type C, navigation zone 1
- Motorization 2 x CAT C32 (2 x 746 kW)
- Crew: min. 3 people, 5 beds
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