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 Reporter October 2013 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Henderson, Hanes & Associates Opens Doors in Miami

Ocean Engineering/ Naval Architecture Firm Brings Innovation to the Mega Yacht Community The Miami-based ocean engineering and naval architecture firm of Henderson & Associates, Inc.

Austal Launches Trenton (JHSV 5)

Second Joint High Speed Vessel to be launched at Austal in 2014 On September 30, 2014, Austal USA successfully completed the launch process of Trenton (JHSV

Going Big for Sustainability

Orkot Marine Bearings, developed and manufactured by Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, contribute to the build of the world’s largest and most efficient containerships,

Bulk Carrier Trends

Scanjet Secures 30-ship Tank Management Order

Scanjet Group has followed up its Tank Management order from Stolt-Nielsen with a series of contracts for its ITAMA Intelligent Tank Management concept including Tankcleaning,

Chinese Manufacturing Expansion Affects Shipping Demand

The expansion of the Chinese Manufacturing Industry continued in September at unchanged pace as compared to the month before, BIMCO reports. The manufacturing industry

'Flag Zannis' Delivered

The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announced that COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co., Ltd ("COSCO Dalian"), a subsidiary of the Company's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
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: 0.1662 sec (6 req/sec)