The Asiatic/Atlantic Lloyd (AL) group has completed its spending spree with its latest newbuilding ship ALS Ceres.

Asiatic Lloyd Maritime’s latest newbuilding ALS Ceres started, few days ago, her first commercial service as first ship worldwide in many aspects, Tonci Zdunic, the company’s Group Fleet Director disclosed on social media.

According to Zdunic, ALS Ceres is the first 7100 teu vessel in series build by DSIC based on innovative compact and fuel efficient SDARI design.

This ship, under the command of Captain Markolovic, is also an ABS class container vessel to feature FOC notation, signifying an enhanced standard and inclusion of additional fire-fighting methods in it’s design.

Furthermore, ALS Ceres is a Methanol Fuel Ready Level 1C class notation 7100 teu vessel and the first vessel of its kind having next generation of S-bow and optimized hull design, in accordance with the company´s group fleet director.

It’s worth noting that the Asiatic Lloyd and Atlantic Lloyd group of companies represents the shipowning and shipmanagement activities of the K.F. Bunnemann family.

The companies own and manage post-panamax bulk carriers and container vessels of 1,000-9,000 teu capacity. The Group consists of Asiatic Lloyd Maritime LLP which serves as a shipowning vehicle responsible for strategic investments in the bulk and container space, Atlantic Lloyd and Asiatic Lloyd Shipmanagement LLP.

Today, shipowning and shipmanagement are the core businesses of the Bunnemann family’s shipping activities under the name Asiatic Lloyd in Singapore and Atlantic Lloyd in Hamburg, Germany.