Marine link
 

Brazilian Joint Venture Delivers Brazilian Venture

Industrias Verolme-Ishibras (IVI) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — a recently formed merger of Ishikawajima do Brasil-Estaleiros and Emaq- Verolme, two established Brazilian shipbuilders has several bulk carriers currently on order. One of the first vessels to be completed by the newly-merged company is the 70,000-dwt Panamax bulk carrier MAf Brazilian Venture, now in service in Wah-Kwong. The 738-ft. (225- m) Brazilian Venture has been built to the requirements, and under the survey, of Bureau Veritas (BV). Of conventional all-aft configuration with accommodation for a crew of 26, Brazilian Venture has seven cargo holds. The holds have a hopper profile with upper wing tanks port and starboard, and lower wing tanks port and starboard for water ballast. Double bottom tanks of varying dimensions are provided for water ballast in way of holds No. 1 and 2, and for fuel in the remaining holds. Propulsion is by a Hyundai-Sulzer 6RTA62 direct-coupled diesel engine developing 11,000 hp at 79 rpm, and driving a Stone Manganese five-bladed, fixedpitch propeller with a 24-ft. (7.3-m) diameter.

The vessel's service speed is 14 knots. Electrical power requirements of 450 V, 60 Hz, are met by three 440-kW diesel generator sets each comprising a Daihatsu 6DL-20 diesel engine driving a Nishishiba NTAKL brushless alternator at 900 rpm.

For more information on BV Circle 119 on Reader Service Card




Port Authority History

$148.6 Million Dredging Contract Awarded In Los Angele
Blount Delivere 155-F: Ferry Cayo Norte
Boston Whaler Fire/Rescue Boat On Duty At Massport Fire Department
Cascade General Wins Portland Ship Yard Bid
China Port Expansion Spells Opportunity For U.S. Companies
Coast Guard Considers Seven Port Zones For Establishing New Vessel Tracking System
Drive For Quality To Afflict Owners, Benefit Builders
Drive For Quality To Afflict Owners, Benefit Builders
Hyundai To Provide Weekly Transpacific Container Service To Port Of Portland
IMO Secretary-General Calls For More Action On Bulk Carrier Safety
Ingalls-Built USS Port Royal Commissioned
INTERTANKO: Zero Waste At Sea Is Possible
Kvaerner Leads Pert/Ship Interface Prefect
Lykes Lines Joins Mediterranean/U.S.Gulf/ Mexican Alliance
MaK-Propelled Container Vessel Built For U.S.-Based Owner, Christened "Tropic Sun7
MarAd OKs Israel's Use Of Foreign Flag-Ships For U.S. Grain Shipments
National Waterways Conference Officers
One Plus One Equals One
Panamanian Vessel Sunk To Create Artificial Reef
Pena Accepts Port Award, Stresses Highway System Legislation
Polar Sea Uses FT4 Gas Turbine Power To Reach North Pole
Port Canaveral Will I lome for Disney Cruise Ship
Port Everglades And Kings Ocean In Preliminary Agreement For Increased Service
Port Of Portland Gains New Container Services
Portland, Vancouver & Army Corps Place Mooring Buoys In Columbia River
Senate Committee Holds Hearing On Hathaway And Scroggins Nominations
VTS Analyzing Neeed, Cost & Safety In U.S. Ports
Wallenius Delivers 100,000th Deere Unit At Galveston
Wiiiardi Builds Conpositc Boats For L.A.
Worldport LA Receives Go-Ahead For Activation Of Foreign Trade Zone
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright