Second half of 2018 PT Karya Tekhnik Utama (KTU), based in Jakarta (Indonesia), approached Groot Ship Design for the development of a new type of 4200 DWT multipurpose vessel. After some first discussions and exchange of ideas the decision was made to cooperate and develop 2 versions: a gearless vessel and a vessel with a [...]
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Recent market conditions have changed the way ships are designed. Whereas in the past standard off the shelf design would have sufficed, today’s market situation, with its low freight rates and increasingly stringent environmental regulations, is pushing the design of more efficient ships to a new level. Groot Ship Design differentiates themselves in its design [...]
On December 20th last year ‘Orange Spirit’, the first vessel from a series of four freezers, was delivered to her owner Seatrade by shipyard Guangxin Shipbuilding & Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. The vessel is designed as a high volume freezer (300,000 cubft) with limited draught and is equipped with loading booms to allow her performing [...]
This innovative vessel combines a completely new design with environmentally sustainable aspects. Let’s have a look on design work and find out what makes this new type of vessel special. M/V Monika was designed by Groot Ship Design with parameters from Briese Chartering. The design of the ship’s shape, especially the bow, is focused on [...]
Photo: Zhejiang Zengzhou Shipbuilding Co., Ltd December 10th 2018 m.v.' Johannes' was delivered and handed over by Zhejiang Zengzhou Shipbuilding Co., Ltd to her owner Briese Schiffahrt. 'Johannes' is vessel number four in a series of eight of the OTECO 5000 type. The next four vessels are expected to be delivered later this year from [...]
(photos: courtesy Briese)
This week MV Treville was delivered and handed over by Zhejiang Zengzhou Shipbuilding Co., Ltd to her owner Briese Schiffahrt. The Treville is the third vessel in a series of eight. In the same week the shipyard successfully launched the fourth vessel from the series. The vessels are of the 5000OT design that was developed [...]
Groot Ship Design will be present on this year’s SMM in Hamburg. We invite you to drop by in our booth at the Holland pavilion, Nation Hall B7 stand 424 We experience that today’s market for newbuilding MPV, MPP and Container tonnage is finally changing in a positive direction. After a long period of just [...]
It was reported the mv Juice Express' made her maiden call into Puerto Moin earlier this week. The ship will undergo tank cleaning and certification over the coming days and will officially start her commercial life soon. The ship is expected to make her maiden voyage into Tampa early May. She will be operated by [...]