In the afternoon of June 28th 2012, naming ceremony of two 16.900 DWT Bulk Carriers was held at Sanfu shipyard. It is known that the delivery-related document for 7# 16.900 DWT was signed one day ahead of the naming ceremony.
The delivery-related document for 8# 16.900 DWT was signed on the same day when the naming ceremony was held. These two vessels for which the naming ceremony was held are the last ones of a series of 8 sister vessels built by Sanfu shipyard for Polish ship owner.
The vessels are a single screw motor ship, fitted with one controlled pitch left-handed propeller, suitable for operation on heavy fuel oil up to 700CST at 50 ℃。The ships have five cargo holds, engine room and accommodation aft, transom stern, bulbous bow with one bow thruster 600 KW and are ABS classed.
Length overall 230.00m
Length b.p. 222.00m
Breadth moulded 38.00m
Depth to main deck 20.70m
Design draught 12.5m
Scantling draught 14.90m
Main Engine MAN B&W 6S60MC-C7 MCR 13560KW
Deadweight (scantling draft) 92.500t
Speed 14.9 Knots
Guests who participated in the big event included top management of Sanfu shipyard , over 30 distinguished guests from ship owner company, and representatives from ABS , Gaogang District government , Maritime Bureau, Taizhou State Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, Exit and Entry Administration etc..
Source: sfshipyard, July 6, 2012