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

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Date of Delivery      June 28, 2010

 

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