Great Ship - Golden Nerina

Tuesday, December 07, 1999
Ordered by Golden Door Corporation of Liberia, Golden Nerina, a 75,484-dwt bulk carrier was constructed by Hitachi Zosen's Maizuru Works for an August 5 delivery. Registered in Panama, the vessel is the 97th Hitachi Panamax and second Hitachi Panamax jumbo vessel that houses various upgrades over the original version. It is the fourth bulk carrier in the series built with an ABS Safe Hull; deadweight tonnage and cargo capacity are considerably greater than previous vessels. Golden Nerina is equipped with an energy-efficient Hitachi Zosen MAN B&W main diesel engine with the Hitachi Zosen Super Stream Duct (SSD) at its stern. The vessel holds exceptional propulsion efficiency and fuel economy as well.

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