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Launching a new merchant ship

The Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the shipyard Ferus Smit in Westerbroek The Netherlands, the cargo ship MV Greenland walked for the first time in water using a multiple-process launching. Several “viewers” appeared to watch the spectacular process.

The commercial ship MV Greenland has length 109 meters and width 15 meters, and has 7,200 tons capacity. JT Cement Company that owns the ship, is the first cement company in the world that will use a ship moving with natural gas as fuel for the propulsion.


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