On 20th Sep. 2012, Hantong Shipyard successfully launched, from its slipway No.2, the 57.000 DWT Bulk carrier (HT097) named Hydrus, built for Eagle company. The vessel is class approved by LR. The vessel comes as a new type of supramax bulk carrier optimised to burn less fuel oil.
The efficiency improvements have been achieved by carrying out a number of changes including: de-rating the main engine, a new propeller design which has been optimised for the de-rated engine, and fitting a mewis duct.
Vice general manager- Mr. Zheng Xishan together with the representatives of the ship-owner and the class all attend the ceremony.
Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry Co (HTS) is a newly-built large and medium-sized enterprise. The shipyard gained the accreditation of ISO9001:2002 and OSAH14000/GB25008 the quality management system and is engaged in the construction of large vessels and ocean engineering units approved by Class like ABS、DNV、BV、LR、CCS.
CnhtShip, October 8, 2012