New container vessel joins FESCO fleet
The ice-class container vessel “FESCO Magadan”, with full capacity of 822 TEU, joined the fleet FESCO Transportation Group (FESCO). The flag of the Russian Federation was solemnly raised on the ship on July 2, the day of the formation of the city of Vladivostok, FESCO says in a press release.
The container ship will be operated on FESCO cabotage service “FESCO Magadan Line”. The launch of this container carrier on “FESCO Magadan Line” is scheduled for August, 2019. The ice rate meets the standards required for operation in the northern part of the Sea of Okhotsk during winter-time. “FESCO Magadan” is fitted with modern equipment and has a high-class automation system.
The crew of the ship is consisted of 14 people, the Captain is Mr. Vladimir Fedorenko.
The main technician characteristics of “FESCO Magadan” container carrier:
Length — 137.5 m.
Width — 21.3 m.
Deadweight — 8,720 tons.
Maximum speed — 18 knots.
Year of construction — 2003.
Place of construction — Germany.