New Chapter Opens In Short-Sea Trade

Excavator-fitted minibulker Aasfjell at Mosterhamn, the owner’s base.

Source: Aasen Shipping

Hybrid power is a strongpoint of a new class of self-discharging, short-sea bulk carrier commissioned by Norwegian specialist Aasen Shipping. Handed over during December in the north Netherlands by Royal Bodewes, the 9,430dwt Aasfjell is the first of a pair of newbuilds incorporating a travelling deck gantry-mounted excavator for all-electric ...

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