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Scotline Take Delivery of Scot Carrier

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Scotline are pleased to take delivery of MV Scot Carrier!

After launching the Scot Carrier in September, 2 months of very hard work have resulted in her being delivered on schedule. Thanks to our superintendents and Royal Bodewes for all their hard work.

She is now the 9th and largest vessel in our owned fleet, plus the 6 vessels on long-term time charter.

Her maiden voyage, as you’d expect, is a timber cargo from Riga, bound for Rochester and then on to her home port of Inverness.

We’re very pleased that she’s come into service and hope for many years of safe and happy trading.


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Scot Carrier, Looking Aft whilst Alongside

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Hatch Covers being Installed

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Scot Carrier’s Engine Room Looking Immaculate

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Sitting Alongside Prior to Delivery

 

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Scotline Are Pleased To Announce The Launch of the Scot Carrier

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Scotline and Royal Bodewes are pleased to announce the launch of the Scot Carrier!

After our announcement earlier this year, on 14th September 2018, Royal Bodewes launched the latest vessel from their yard in Groningen, MV Scot Carrier. The ship will be the latest and largest addition to Scotline’s exclusive fleet of vessels, once she has completed outfitting and sea trials.

It was a very enjoyable day, hosted immaculately by Royal Bodewes, giving us all a chance to celebrate with friends and colleagues. Pat, the Godmother of the vessel, performed her role perfectly and smashed the champagne first time – hopefully a good omen! Make sure to turn the sound up on the videos, as the whole ship was reverberating as the chocks were removed, building the tension before she finally falls!

The following video shows the launch from a different perspective, courtesy of Unimedien:

She is very similar to our Scot Leader, also built at Royal Bodewes – but originally for a different owner. She has been built to comply with all the latest legislation including provisions to be ready for the ballast water treatment system, when they become applicable. The Scot Carrier will have a length of 89.98 meters, a beam of 15.20 meters, a maximum sailing draft of 5.68 meters and cubics of 235,000 cbf (6650 cbm). She will be powered by a MaK engine, will be sailing under the British Flag like the rest of the Scotline fleet and classed under Lloyd’s Register. The Scot Carrier will have a hold depth of just under 9 metres as well as being container fitted and ice class 1B which is important for our Baltic customers.

Thanks to everyone who joined us on the day and who wished her well. We look forward to her final delivery and many years of faithful service.

 

Scotline Orders Newbuild in Holland

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Scotline are pleased to announce the signing of a contract with Royal Bodewes Group BV in Holland to build one 4785 DWAT Bodewes Trader, with the option of a second vessel. The vessel will the latest vessel to adopt the name Scot Carrier and will have a length of 89.98 meters, a beam of 15.20 meter and a maximum sailing draft of 5.68 meters. She will be powered by a MAK engine, will be sailing under the British Flag and classed under Lloyds Register.

The hull is expected to be launched in September 2018 and we expect the finished vessel to be delivered in November 2018. She will be fully container fitted, with Swedish ice class 1B and will be built to comply with all the latest legislation including provisions to be ready for the Ballast Water Treatment regulations.

The Scot Carrier will be the most recent acquisition to Scotline’s fleet of 8 owned vessels. In these challenging times Scotline are always looking for opportunities to enhance our fleet in order to offer our customers a reliable service. The Scot Navigator was delivered last year as the start of our efforts to renew some of our older tonnage. The Scot Carrier is being built by the same yard as – and will be similar to  – the Scot Leader.

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