China: JiangDong Shipyard Launches 35.000 DWT Vessel Graig Cardiff

JD35000-1, the first of two Graig’s owned 35,000dwt newbuilding has been successfully launched at JiangDong shipyard, Wu Hu, China.

On behalf of the group, Mr. Chris Williams, Mr. Philip D Atkinson, Mr. Simon Berg from Graig Investment LTD (UK) and Captain John A Coffin from Graig China LTD have attended the ceremony.

According to Graig’s site team, JD35000-1 will be delivered around March 2012. Up to now, they are quite happy with the quality of newly launched vessel.

Specification – 35,000 DWT Double Hull Bulk Carrier

Length overall, max 180.00 m

Length between p.p. approx. 176.75 m

Breadth moulded at design, max 30.00 m

Depth moulded to upper deck at side 14.70 m

Scantling draught approx. 10.10 m

Deadweight corresponding hereto 35,000 tons

Service speed on scantling draught of 10.10 m on even keel, including 15% sea margin, approx.: 14.0 knots

Source: graig, September 29, 2011

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Posted on September 29, 2011