KOGA Shipping brings Frisian Octa to its fleet

KOGA Shipping brings Frisian Octa to its fleet

Photo source: Boomsma Shipping

King Ocean Gulf Alliance (KOGA Shipping) continues making additions to its fleet, with the latest modern MPP to join being the Frisian Octa. The 2010-built vessel with 8,200 dwt will serve the company over a one-year period starting April 2022. 

The company said the vessel will start operating from Wilmington in the United States, Seeking cargoes direction Caribs/NCSA. Frisian Octa is sailing under the Dutch flag. The vessel was built by the Damen Shipyard Bergum and for Boomsma Shipping, a Sneek, Friesland-based shipper. Since 2014, its vessels have been managed by New Tide in Rotterdam.

Boomsma added Frisian Octa to its fleet in January this year, completing its plan to own a vessel with its own gear. Frisian Octa features 40 mt lifting gear.

Earlier this year, KOGA Shipping added HR Revolution to its fleet with delivery scheduled for April/May. The vessel features two 250 ton cranes with a combined lifting capacity of 500 tons.

Author: Adnan Bajic

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