Welcome to Foreland Shipping Limited. Foreland Shipping owns and operates 4 Roll On Roll Off (Ro-Ro) vessels. They are all British flag and manned by British officers and ratings. The ships are deployed on long term contracts in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Baltic and Indian Ocean. Home port for 4 ships is South Coast, UK. Typical tours of duty are 90 days. Foreland Shipping is committed to the continual training and development of Merchant Navy trainee officers and ratings. These programmes are run in conjunction with the UK Maritime Colleges with a new intake occurring regularly throughout the year.

Crew Management

Foreland Shipping is delighted to announce that AW Crewing Services as the crew manager for all of our vessels. Foreland believes that AW Crewing Services has the infrastructure and specialist knowledge necessary to provide a bespoke crewing package that is responsive to the needs of the Company and individuals serving on the ships in our Fleet.

For service on-board Foreland vessels there is a competitive employment package and excellent Company benefits including time on/time off leave ratio, Industry Pension Schemes, ticket bonus, Study Leave training and other development opportunities. There is a comprehensive trainee officer and rating training scheme. All Crew-members are Royal Navy Sponsored Reservists and can be called in to Government Service at short notice.

For further details regarding employment on our ships please contact:

AW Crewing Services Ltd
Dixcart Business Centre, Britannia House
Athol Street, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 1JD


Technical Management

Foreland Shipping has sub-contracted its requirements for technical management of its four Ro-Ro vessels to AW Ship Management Ltd (AWSM).

AWSM offers a full range of technical services and project management to Owners, from new building supervision through conversion to full technical management.

For more information on AW Ship Management’s services please see the AWSM website.

Shareholders

Foreland was established in 2001 to build, commission and operate the Strategic Ro-Ro Service on behalf of the UK MOD.Foreland is wholly owned by The Hadley Group. Foreland is run by an independent, London based, management team.


Specification

VESSELS:
Anvil Point, Hartland Point, Hurst Point, Eddystone.

MAIN DIMENSIONS:
LOA: 193m; Breadth: 26m; GT: 23,335; NT: 6,971; DWT 9,921 a 6.6m draft.

OWNER:
Foreland Shipping Ltd, 
4th Floor, 117 – 119 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7BT.

TRAILER CAPACITIES:
35 on tank top (max height: 5.0m); 62 on main deck
(max height: 6.8m); 67 on upper deck (max height: 6.8m).

FLAG:
British Flag – London Port. British Officers and ratings.
Usual complement: 18, + up to 3 trainees. LSA 34.

CONTAINERS (ON MAFI):
72 TEUs on tank top; 272 TEUs (double stacked) on main deck; 324TEUs (double stacked) on upper deck.

CLASS:
LR +100A1 RoRo Cargo Ship: Ice Class 1A, +LMC,
PSMR, SCM, IBS, NAV1, ICC, UMS.

DIRECT STOW CONTAINERS:
Approximately 411 TEU (No container fittings in lower hold).

MAIN ENGINES:
2 x 6,300kw MAK; 500 rpm, CPP. 2 x 2,000 kva shaft alternators.
2 x Diesel Auxiliary Generators. (2 x 8,100kw MAK on Eddystone).

REEFER PLUGS:
60 on upper deck aft to amidships.

BOW THRUSTER:
1 x electric drive. 1,400 kw.

RAMPS / ACCESS:
Straight stern ramp 16.4 long by 17.0m wide. 12 x fingers of 2.70m. Each can be operated independently to enable ship’s operation at narrow link-spans. Internal ramps to all cargo decks. Side Ramp (Located starboard side between frames 160 / 170).

SPEED / CONSUMPTION:
18kns on abt 44ts; 17 on abt 38ts; 16 on abt 33ts; 15 on abt 30ts. MGO consumption in port: 4 ts. Eddystone has 9 cylinder engines with speed up to 21 knots.

DECK CRANE:
Located starboard side between frames 140 / 150. 40ts at 25m; max 36ts at 28m.