RoRo Named and Launched

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

On March 14, 2008 the Naming and Launching ceremony of a new 3735 lane metres RoRo freight ferry took place in . She is the eleventh of fourteen RoRo vessels, which our longstanding Turkish customer U.N. Ro-Ro has ordered with Flensburger.
U.N. RoRo is now in ownership of the private investor KKR (), who took over the shipping company U.N RoRo in 2007 for approximately 910 million Euro.
The vessel will be christened UN Akdeniz and then launched. The first ship of the series had the same name. She and the second vessel UN Karadeniz have in the meantime been sold to Norfolk Line, a subsidiary of the Maersk Group.

Approx. 11:15: Beginning of speeches
Approx. 11:45: Launching
Godmother is Ms. Maria Triep Pfeffer, spouse of Mr. John Pfeffer (KKR-Manager).


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