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Spliethoff acquires Hansa vessels

The Spliethoff Group confirmed that it has acquired five multipurpose tweendeck vessels from Hansa Heavy Lift’s fleet.

Spliethoff has operated a H-Type sister vessel - Heemskerkgracht - since 2016.

The deal includes HHL Elbe, HHL Tyne, HHL Amur, HHL Mississippi and HHL New York.

The 12,750 dwt HHL Elbe and HHL Tyne both feature a combined crane capacity of 300 tonnes. These vessels will be renamed Hudsongracht and Humbergracht, respectively.

HHL Amur and HHL Mississippi, each featuring a combined crane capacity of 360 tonnes, will be renamed Heerengracht and Houtmangracht.

Hudsongracht, Humbergracht, Heerengracht, and Houtmangracht have joined Spliethoff’s fleet as H-Type vessels. The Amsterdam-headquartered shipping company has operated a H-type sister vessel - Heemskerkgracht - since 2016.

The 20,100 dwt HHL New York, featuring a combined crane capacity of 800 tonnes, will be renamed Prinsengracht and will join BigLift Shipping’s fleet. 

All vessels will sail under the Dutch flag.

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