Damen Shipyards has delivered the second Combi Freighter 3850, named Violet, in a series of three to Baltnautic Holding BV. It follows the handover of the first vessel, Indigo, just nine days earlier.

The delivery took place on 11 January in Shanghai, China. Both vessels were built at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China as a part of a successful programme of the Combi Freighter series built at the shipyard in the last three years.

Indigo and Violet are the eighteenth and nineteenth vessels delivered. The third Combi Freighter for Baltnautic is currently under construction at the same yard and is set to be delivered in November this year.

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Modernisation and growth

The vessels are being delivered to Europe to meet the needs of Baltnautic Holdings’ customers who are exploring new business opportunities, and to support the company in establishing a stronger global presence. In this way, Indigo and Violet will contribute substantially to the modernisation and overall growth of the company.

Coincidentally, both Damen Yichang Shipyard and Baltnautic celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2023.

‘[The vessels] are the first new builds in the history of Baltnautic Holding BV, which makes this moment very important for us,’ says Igor Kuzminov, Deputy Director.

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Combi Freighter 3850

Details of the Combi Freighter 3850 are:

  • Length oa: 89.70 m
  • Length bpp: 84.97 m
  • Beam: 12.50 m
  • Draught max: 5.48 m
  • Speed (draught 3.0 m, engine output of 1104 kW): 11.8 kn
  • Gross tonnage: 2570
  • Deadweight: 3800 t
  • Hold: 5250 m³ (185400 cuft)
  • Dimensions hold (lxbxh): 62.50 x 10.10 x 8.40 m

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