BAKKAFOSS enters Eimskip’s fleet

20230506 – Today Eimskip took over the vessel ELBSUMMER and renamed BAKKAFOSS. She is the sixth vessel since 1963 to bear this name in the Eimskip fleet.

Eimskip and Ernst Russ AG in Germany have together through Elbfeeder in Germany purchased the vessel ELBSUMMER. She was build in 2009 at Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Ltd, Fuzhou FJ, China as JRS POLLUX. She is one of seven sisters. In July 2009 she was renamed JRS BRISBANE. In 2013 she was renamed POLLUX but in 2014 she was lenghtened. In January 2018 she was chartered to Eimskip until third quarter of 2019. In October she became ELBSUMMER after sale.

She is chartered to Eimskip through the Elbfeeder and Feederstar but together the two company own seven container vessels.