M.V. “AQUA ATLANTIC”, 56,000 DWT Type Bulk Carrier

Monday, July 05, 2010

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. “AQUA ATLANTIC” (MES Hull No. 1746) at its Chiba Works on 28th June, 2010 to Helios Navigation Inc., .  This vessel is a handy-max type bulk carrier of 56,000 dwt with a huge cargo hold capacity over 70,000 cu. m. and marks the 106th ship of its series.

This 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier series of MES is widely called “Mitsui’s 56” and is highly appreciated in the market. More than 150 units of this series have been ordered from MES.

■ Principal Particulars

Length, o.a.             189.99 m

Length, b.p.             182.00 m

Breadth (molded)    32.26 m

Depth (molded)        17.9 m

Gross Tonnage       31,240 

Deadweight             55,499 metric tons 

Main Engine             MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 6S50MC-C x1set

MCO        9,480 kW x 127.0rpm

Service Speed        14.5 knots 

Complement             24 persons

Classification Society              NK

Flag        

Date of Delivery      June 28, 2010

 

Maritime Reporter March 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Bulk Carrier Trends

NORDEN CEO: Bulk Market Challenges to Continue

Klaus Nyborg, interim CEO at Denmark-based dry bulk and product tanker shipping company Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S, expects difficult dry cargo market conditions

Baltic Sea Index Down as Weak Demand Hits Vessel Rates

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Friday as lack of demand took a toll on rates for most of the vessel segments.

Cosco Bulk Shipping Losses Down in 2014

China Cosco said losses in its main dry bulk shipping business fell sharply in 2014 and its container shipping gross profit grew amid a still subdued global shipping market.

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1850 sec (5 req/sec)