Clipper has taken delivery of the newbuilding vessel Clipper Newark. She is the second in a series of four 17,000 dwt multi-purpose vessels ordered from Tongfang Shipyard in China. The delivery of Clipper Newark is in line with Clipper Projects’ strategic goal to renew the fleet.
Clipper Newark is committed to a T/C until end October 2011. On her maiden voyage Clipper Newark is carrying project cargo from the Far East to Brazil, commanded by Captain Alexander Dmitriev and Chief Engineer Sergey Bazhin.
DWT – 17,000
Length – 144 m
Breadth – 22,8
Draft – 8.8 m
Cranes – 2 x 150 t + 1 x 80 t
Source: Clipper-Group, September 5, 2011.