Successful launch of the Elisabeth K

26 January 2021

Under strict COVID-19 requirements and protocols, the second newbuilding in a series of three new built Eco Traders 5150 – dwt, has been successfully launched.  The ceremony was held at the Royal Bodewes Shipyard in Hoogezand (Netherlands).

Consequently the launch ceremony due COVID and  the fact that traveling from abroad is not recommended, only a few representatives of the Shipyard and MF Shipping Group were physically allowed at the shipyard.

MF Shipping Group congratulates the Family Krohn on this special occasion.  The in Germany based,  Bereederungsgesellschaft Alstership mbH & Co. KG, is part of the Krohn-Group. MF Shipping Group has a long-lasting business relation with the Krohn-Group for over 15 years and are very proud and excited to become co-owners of the vessels.

The Eco Trader 5150 is a modern, new generation, environmentally friendly cargo ship with a total length of 86.93 m – 5150 dwt and a payload of approx. 2121,000 ctf. The Elisabeth K will proudly be carrying the Dutch Flag and start trading in March.

Source: MF Shipping Group