Naming Ceremoni / delivery of two new Saga Vessels

“Saga Future” was successfully named and delivered on October 15th by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) in South-Korea. “Saga Future” is the first vessel in a series of 8 newbuildings in the Future Class. “Saga Falcon” was named on the same occasion and will be delivered in November. Both vessels were delivered to Saga Shipholding (Norway) AS.

“Saga Future” was named by Ms. Leena Hölsä, the wife of UPM-Kymmene director Jukka Hölsä. “Saga Falcon” was named by Ms. Signe Gaardholm.

Saga Forest Carriers Intl AS has entered into a long term COA for transportation of UPM’s pulp production from the Fray Bentos pulp mill in Uruguay to Far Eastern and European destinations.

Main particulars of the vessels:
• Length:    199,90 m
• Breadth:     32,26 m
• Depth:        19,50 m
• DWT:         55.596 at scantling draft.

“Saga Future” is registered in Hong Kong and classed with Det Norske Veritas