U-Ming Expands Fleet Capacity with New Bulk Carrier

Singapore-based ship owner U-Ming Marine Transport has taken delivery of its new 188,000 dwt bulk carrier M/V Cape Success from Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).

U-Ming Marine said that the vessel, which features a length of 299.8 meters and a width of 47.5 meters, has a streamlined hull that utilizes low resistance anti-fouling paint, a ballast water treatment system and various energy-saving machinery and equipment.

The vessel is also equipped with the new G70 type-ME engine thus overall reducing the fuel consumption by as much as 20%, the company added.

U-Ming has been ordering new fuel-efficient and environmentally-friendly vessels at low prices since 2010. The company’s orders include a series of eight 188,000 dwt Capesize vessels from Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard.

M/V Cape Success is the sixth eco-ship to be delivered after the launch of M/V Cape Excelsior in April 2015.

The vessel is also the tenth Capesize delivered by the Waigaoqiao Shipyard to U-Ming so far.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Jul 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

World Gas Series: Morocco Summit

Bringing together key players in the gas value chain in Morocco, the World Gas Series:

read more >

GreenTech in Shipping USA Forum 2019

GreenTech in Shipping USA Forum is an event for Maritime leaders who want to unlock successful business formula of the industry!

read more >

Shipping Transformation Asia

Shipping Transformation Asia will provide a platform for future-focused discussion in the shipping,…

read more >

Global Sustainable Shipping Forum 2019

The event will provide valuable insights from conference sessions, great networking opportunities and will offer…

read more >