VG-Shipping Ltd. (part of Meriaura Group) is growing its fleet by acquiring two 4100 DWT dry cargo vessels. The 1997 and 1998 built vessels are sisters of M/S Martta VG, a vessel that already belongs to the VG-Shipping fleet. The ships are 89.8 meters long, 13.6 meters wide, low-consumption, 1A ice classed ships, suitable for shipments in the Baltic Sea and North Sea.
13.09.2018 Meriaura expands into a new vessel segment
Meriaura Ltd. has signed a long-term contract with Aalto Shipping Company Ltd of time chartering dry cargo vessel ’Airisto’. M/V Airisto’s capacity is 8700 tonnes and 12700 cubic meters. She is significantly larger than the vessels operated by Meriaura until now.
20.06.2018 Meriaura reports carbon footprint
Meriaura starts reporting CO2 emissions of each voyage performed. The reports are issued with Fleetrange, an IoT based optimizing tool for operational awareness, that has been in use at Meriaura since 2017. Meriaura has been the piloting partner in developing the optimizing tool together with Fleetrange.
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Meriaura Group and its partners have designed a new ship concept. VG EcoCoasterTM is an extremely energy efficient dry cargo carrier that causes considerably less environmental impact than conventional dry cargo vessels.