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Launching of MV "BG Emerald" the 3rd newbuilding

On the 9th February 2018, the M/V "BG Emerald", third of four 1002 TEU newbuildings, was successfully launched.


Owners and Charterers are looking forward to a continuous good building process with the very high quality standard of the Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard Co. Ltd.


In the meantime the secound vessel M/V "BG Jade" is on her maiden voyage from China direction Rotterdam with a full load of containers.

ARKON Monthly Short Sea News 01/2018

Delivery of MV „BG Jade“ & „BG Diamond“

On the 24th January 2018 the MV "BG Jade" was successfully delivered by Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard Co. Ltd. to Owners. The vessel will take a full load of new containers on her maiden voyage direction Rotterdam where she is expected to arrive during March and enter a long-term Charter with B.G. Freight Line BV.


The MV "BG Jade" will join the sister vessel MV "BG Diamond" in the service between Rotterdam & Ireland as new "Ireland Max" design. The MV "BG Diamond" entered the service of Charterers at Rotterdam on the 18th January 2018 after her maiden voyage was completed.


Further two sister vessels are expected to follow later during 2018.