Ship Launch at Tuzla Shipyard
Naci Selimoglu Shipping and Trading the family owned Turkish shipping firm celebrated the launch of the NACI SELIMOGLU 1 on 10th February at the Tuzla Kocatepe shipyard.
The multi-purpose container and general cargo vessel is 5400 dwt and construction began in September 2005 according to the shipping company's website.
The vessel is powered by a Mak 6M25 main engine giving a speed of 14 knots.
Other newbuilds in the pipeline for NSLM are two boxships to be built later this year in a new shipyard in Altinova. This shipyard is a joint venture with 40 other Turkish firms who say the new yard was needed as booming Turkish shipyards cannot handle any new orders.