China's Taizhou Sanfu Yard Launches Bulker
Taizhou Sanfu Ship Engineering Co. launch a 92,500 dwt bulk carrier for Indian owners
The builders say that this was the first PSPC compliant vessel ever built in their yard (referring to IMO's 'Performance Standard for Protective Coatings) which applies to dedicated seawater ballast tanks in all types of ships and double-side skin spaces of bulk carriers.
The vessel is 230.0 m LOA, with a molded breadth of 38.0m, and a design draft of 12.50 m. Speed is 14.90 knots. The new bulk carrier is classed by ABS .