Friday, 29 February 2008


Another arrival today was regular visitor MERIWA, on the Liverpool-Greenock-Bilbao UKIB container service for MacAndrews. She is 7,000 tonnes deadweight, 107.94 metres long, and has a capacity for 545 TEUs. MERIWA was built in 1996 as ARKLOW CASTLE by Peterswerft Wewelsfleth GmbH in Germany. She is currently partnered on this service by the larger VELAZQUEZ, and has a service speed of 16 knots.