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Zamakona to Build Two Ships for Royal Arctic Line

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

April 2, 2018

 Government of Greenland owned shipping company Royal Arctic Line A/S has signed a contract with Spanish shipbuilder Zamakona Yards for the construction of two reefer ships with and the concept design will be conducted by the norwegian company Havyard.

 
The two vessels will replace Pajuttaat and the charter ship Vestlandia, built in 1979 and 1983 respectively.
 
The ships are designed to operate in northwest Greenland and have greater capacity than current ships. 
 
The ships will have the flag of Greenland and are expected to be delivered by  2020. This will alllow to Royal Arctic Line with the renewal of the vessels and accomplish an important milestone.
 
Zamakona Yards will build the vessels with the latest technology and with the highest standar of quailty and efficiency.
 
The order is being placed as Royal Arctic Line pursues fleet renewal.