15th June 2018

Record Breaking Ship arrives in Aberdeen Harbour

The largest vessel ever to berth in Aberdeen Harbour arrived in summer 2018.

Kingfisher, who berthed at Pacific Quay, is 166.43 metres long, 27.74 meters at its widest point and, at 20,973 gross tonnes, is the largest vessel ever to berth in Aberdeen Harbour.

General cargo vessel, Kingfisher, arrived at Aberdeen on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, carrying 4,500 tonnes of pipe from a supplier in Veracruz, Mexico. 

The vessel's route from Mexico took her to Southampton, where Kingfisher discharged 42 yachts and 7,000 tonnes of cement, then to Rotterdam to where she discharged a 60 tonne motor yacht, before she arrived in Aberdeen