Korean Shipyard Delivers Vroon Asphalt-Chemical Tanker

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Monday, June 04, 2012
Photo credit Vroon

Dutch shipowners, Vroon B.V. take delivery of 'Iver Bright', a 6,265-ton asphalt/oil/chemical tanker constructed by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

The vessel was constructed at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, South Korea to ice-class requirements. Her sister vessel, Iver Brilliant, scheduled for delivery in July will be the last of 19 vessels constructed for Vroon at the Dockyard since 2005.

In a ceremony held in Korea on 22 May, Iver Bright was named by Mrs Metos Delgado-van de Bospoort, wife of Mr Frans van de Bospoort, Managing Director Chemical, LPG & Product Tanker Group, DVB Bank.

The vessel will be operated by Iver Ships B.V. in Barendrecht, the Netherlands and ship management will be handled by Thome Ship Management Pte Ltd.


  • Length o.a 111.62 m
  • Beam 18.2 m
  • Draught 6.7 m
  • Speed 12.6 knots
  • DWT 6,265 ton
  • Main enginr Wartsila 7L32
  • M/E power 3,500 kw at 100%
  • Tank capacity 6,095.4 m3
  • Cargo pump capacity 2x400 m3
  • Max. Load temperature 230°C
  • Flag Gibraltar

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