Twin QSK60’s for Hong Kong Tanker

Monday, November 03, 2008

Twin QSK60’s for Hong Kong Tanker

A Hong Kong tanker owner is about to take delivery of a 3,000 ton oil tanker from the Guangdong Jiangmen Shipyard on the Pearl River.

The vessels eight cargo tanks are contained in the 68 by 16 by 6.45-meter hull. Accommodation and navigational areas are included in the aft deckhouse.

Main propulsion engines are a pair of Cummins V-16 four stroke QSK60 main engines each rated at 2,000 HP and turning twin propellers through Reintjes gears. A pair of Cummins QSM11-powered 240 kW generators provides auxiliary power.

Sea trials and delivery to the owner of the tanker Anelly will take place in December of this year.

(Source: Cummins Hotips)

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