Spliethoff acquires ninth P-Type vessel

19 October 2020

On Thursday 15 October 2020 Spliethoff announced the acquisition of an additional P14-type vessel. The vessel is renamed ‘Plantijngracht’ (former name: ‘St. Pauli - a P2-1400 type) and reflagged to Dutch flag/register. M.V. Plantijngracht is currently in Algeciras to undergo maintenance and will be taken into service soon.

With this acquisition the Spliethoff P-Type series consists of nine vessels – three P8-type vessels, abt. 20,100 dwt, equipped with two holds and cranes with a combined capacity of 800 mt and six P14-type series – abt 19.450 dwt, two holds and a combined crane capacity of 1,400 mt.

Within the Spliethoff Group a total of over 70 multipurpose and heavy lift vessels are available for the breakbulk, project and heavy transport markets. These vessels are operated in close cooperation between worldwide dry cargo specialist Spliethoff and heavy transport operator BigLift Shipping.

NL flag congratulates Spliethoff with the acquisition and welcomes Plantijngracht to the Dutch fleet.

*Vessel in the picture is "Pauwgracht".

Source: Spliethoff