Keel laid for SeaRoad’s largest vessel

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German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has laid the keel of a new Ro-Ro vessel ordered by Tasmanian shipping and logistics company SeaRoad.

The vessel will be named SeaRoad I. At over 43,000 GT and measuring 210 metres long, it will be the largest vessel ever acquired by SeaRoad.

SeaRoad I will join SeaRoad Mersey II and will replace SeaRoad’s charter vessel Liekut for operation between Melbourne and Devonport from the second quarter of 2024.

The vessel will be powered by two 10MW LNG-fuelled engines and have capacity for 3,722 lane metres of freight plus 101 cars.


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