Helena Maria Hagebeuk-Laarhoven christened and named the vessel Helenic.
The Helenic is the second vessel in the Bijlsma Trader 3250 series built by the Lemmer shipyard for Wagenborg and affiliated captain-owners. In September 2007 mv Hydra was first.
In addition to this series four Bijlsma Traders 4500 are being constructed, equipped with an heavy-oil installation.
Construction of the hulls will take place in the Czech Republic
and China, completion is done in Lemmer.
length over all: 90,00 meter
length in between perpendiculars: 84,99
hold: 6,90 meter
DWT: 3250 ton
cargo hold: 160.000 cbft.
main engine: Wärtsilä 8L20, 1440 kW
Her maiden voyage will take her from Delfzijl with a cargo of sheet piling to Chioggia, Italy.