China: SF Shipyard Names and Delivers 57.000 DWT Bulk Carrier

On Dec.20, SF shipyard held the Naming and Delivery ceremony on its dock No. 3. With the colorful flags waving and gongs and drums banging, the last one of four 57.000 DWT Bulk Carriers built for Germany Ship owner “CONTI” was successfully named and delivered.

57.000 DWT Bulk Carrier is designed for a ocean going,single screw diesel driven single deck singgle-skin bulk carrier for normal wordwide service. It is equipped with four units of 35t Crane,one unit of main engine MAN B&W 6S50MC-C,MCR 9480KW and classed to GL,BV,ABS separately.

The class notation of ABS is following:

+A1 Bulk Carrier BC-A,CSR,Cargo Hold No.2 and No.4 may be empty),CSR,SAFESHIP-CM,E,+AMS,+ACCU,GRAB(20),ESP,UWILD,TCM

The cargo area to have five(5) cargo holds,Cargo holds to be con-structed as single skin with topside tanks,hopper tanks and double bottom.

The main particular as follows:

Length overall 189.99m

Length between perpendiculars 185.00m

Breadth molded 32.26m

Depth to main deck,molded 18.00m

Design Draught 11.30m

Scantling Draught 12.80m

Dead-weight at scantling draft 57.000t

Cargo Hold (grain,including hatch coamings) abt.71,500,m3

Speed 14.20 knots

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, December 26, 2011; Image: sfshipyard

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Posted on December 26, 2011