Scotline launches “Scot Navigator”

Coastal Shipping, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology — By on February 27, 2017 at 2:20 PM

View from the launching of the Scot Navigator

Scotline are pleased to announce that on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 the Scot Navigator was launched at GS Yard B.V in Groningen, Holland.

With her modern, efficient design and the unavailability of suitable second-hand tonnage, Scotline decided she would be the best possible acquisition for their expanding fleet. She has been built to comply with all the latest legislation including provisions to be ready for the ballast water treatment system. The Scot Navigator will have a length of 88 meters and a beam of 13.75 meters and a maximum sailing draft of 4.90 meters. She will be powered by a Caterpillar engine and will be sailing under the British Flag like the rest of the Scotline fleet. Scot Navigator is expected to be fully operational and delivered in May 2017.

A video of the stern launch can be found here: http://www.scotline.co.uk/news/

Scot Navigator is the most recent acquisition to Scotline’s fleet of 10 owned vessels. In these challenging times Scotline are always looking for opportunities to enhance our fleet, to better serve our customers with the most reliable service.

Scotline runs a modern fleet of coasters serving Northern Europe with regular routes between Sweden, Ireland, Denmark, Germany, Norway, the Baltic States, the Netherlands, France and the UK. Our cargoes vary from forest products and bulk cargoes to project cargoes and many others. With fully owned terminals in Rochester and Inverness and an exclusively-operated fleet of modern ships we can offer our customers an all-in-one service of shipping, stockholding and distribution, tailored specifically to their needs. Scotline also fixes market cargos for our vessels through our network of contacts worldwide.

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