Vroon Take Delivery of China-built Bulk Carrier

Press Release
Sunday, January 06, 2013
Sister ship 'Scotian Express;

Vroon takes delivery of 'MV Sicilian Express', the last in a series of four bulkers built at COSCO Dalian Shipyard, China.

MV Sicilian Express is a 92,500-dwt post-panamax bulk carrier, and her Chinese crew sails under the Gibraltar flag.

Responsibility for management of the vessel has been awarded to Fleet Management Ltd. of Hong Kong.

Vessel particulars:

  • Length overall: 229.2m
  • Length between perpendiculars: 222.0m
  • Maximum draft: 14.9m
  • Class: Lloyds 100A1, BC -A, CSR
  • Main engine: MAN-B&W 6S60MC (Tier 2)
  • MCR: 12,240 kW at 105 RPM

Vroon BV, located in Breskens, The Netherlands, operates and manages a diverse fleet of approximately 160 vessels.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter July 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

New Ferry MV Woods Hole Delivered

The newly built ferry M/V Woods Hole has been delivered to serve Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.   Built by Conrad Industries of Morgan City, La.

Cargo Barge Launched for Alaska Marine Lines

Alaska Marine Lines celebrated the launch of its newest barge, Skagway Provider, at a ceremony July 7 at Gunderson Marine in Portland, Ore. where the vessel was constructed.

Romica Manufacturer Secures DNV GL Approval

U.K. winch maker Romica said it is to “redouble its exports drive” after its Romania-based manufacturing partner successfully acquired accreditation with DNV GL.

Bulk Carrier Trends

How to Avoid Claims for Self-cooking Cargo

North P&I Club has advised its members to be extra vigilant during loading and transport of soya beans to ensure they do not get blamed for cargoes that start ‘cooking’ at sea.

Baltic Index Falls on Weak Freight Rates

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Monday due to weaker rates across all segments, except handysizes.

Los Angeles Pushes for Valero Terminal Improvements

The Port of Los Angeles has released an Initial Study/Notice of Preparation (IS/NOP) — the first step in the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) process — for a Marine

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.1557 sec (6 req/sec)