The hull was christened on March 8th by their daughter Lotte in Melnik, Czech Republic. After this event the hull was towed to the Bijlsma yard in Lemmer. The Cito is a Bijlsma Trader 3250 of which the yard in Lemmer is building a large number for Wagenborg and affiliated captain-owners as well as a series of 4500 ton vessels.
General information Bijlsma Trader 3250:
LOA: 90,00 mtr.
width: 11,80 mtr.
hold: 6,75 mtr.
DWT: 3250 ton
cargo capacity: 159.000 cbft.
main engine: 1440 kW Wärtsilä 8L20
Her maiden voyage will take her from Heroya to Vlissingen carrying a full load of fertilizer.
The pictures were taken on the day of delivery. Arend Bijlsma, director of the yard (on the left) presents Cor Switynk with an aerial photo made by Flying Focus during trial runs of the vessel.