South Korea: Atlantic Bulk Carriers Takes Delivery of New Vessel MV Desert Victory

South Korea - Atlantic Bulk Carriers Takes Delivery of New Vessel MV Desert Victory

Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd, ship operator of Handymax, Supermax and Panamax size bulk carriers, on November 17, 2011 takes delivery of the latest addition to its fleet, M/V Desert Victory.

Mr. George Filinis and Mr. Markos Charatsis, Atlantic Bulk Carriers’ Senior Captain and Chief Engineer respectively, attended the delivery ceremony at HMD Shipyard and they will join the vessel on her maiden voyage.

VESSEL PARTICULARS:

LOA – 193 m

BEAM – 32 m

GRT – 31.901

NRT – 19.014

HATCH SIZE – 16,40×18,40; 19,68×18,40

CRANES – 4x30T

ENGINE MODEL / HORSE POWER HYUNDAI MAN B&W 7S50MC-C8/ 13,074HPx121,8RPM,

CLASS – ABS

HMD had started shipbuilding in the early 1980′s and strengthened its newbuilding business since 1996 according to mid-term business strategy. Over the last ten years the  company successfully constructed and delivered a wide array of vessels such as Product Carriers, Container vessels, MPCs, Drillships, Cable Layers, Pipe Layers, FPSO and AHTS and others.

Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd, a Marshall Islands Company with offices in Piraeus, Greece is a ship operator of Handymax, Supermax and Panamax size bulk carriers. The company has a strong presence in international shipping with long experience providing safe and dependable worldwide transportation of quality goods by sea. Its success is rooted to its highly trained and committed staff and the modern fleet it operates.

World Maritime News Staff, November 18, 2011; Image: ABC