Atlantska Plovidba Takes Over New Supramax Vessel from Korean Shipyard


On April 4th 2012 newbuilding m/v AP Astarea was delivered to Atlantska Plovidba by STX Shipbuilding Co, Jinhae.

This newbuilding is a supramax vessel, 190 m in length, breadth 32,26 m and 18,50 m moulded depth with main engine type IX 6850MC-C.3X7L16/24 and can reach maximum speed of 14,5 knots.

The AP Astarea with the yard No. S-1431 is the first in a series of three vessel ordered from STX Shipbuilding, remaining vessel are scheduled for delivery later this year.

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd is one of world’s leading shipbuilders. The Company’s product portfolio consists of tankers, container ships, bulk carriers, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, very large crude carriers (VLCCs), pure car carriers, pure truck carriers and naval vessels. The Company is also engaged in the provision of ship components such as deck houses and diesel engines, and plant engineering services including procurement, feasibility study and construction. The Company is a subsidiary of STX Corporation.

World Maritime News Staff, April 4, 2012

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