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Great Ships of 2013: Hydra Voyager

January 10, 2014

Hydra Voyager was delivered by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. to Almi Tankers in 2013. The vessel has a continuous upper deck without forecastle, a raked stern with bulbous bow, a transom stern with open water type stern frame, a semi-balanced rudder and a fixed pitch propeller directly driven by a slow speed diesel engine. Duct and rudder bulb were installed as energy saving devices, and the vessel was built with four longitudinal bulkheads and transverse bulkheads to have five pairs of side cargo tanks, five center cargo tanks, two slop tanks and wing and double bottom tanks for water ballast.
The ship was designed and built to meet the requirement of American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) with the class notation +A1(E), “Oil Carrier”, +AMS, +ACCU, VEC-L, TCM, AB-CM, BWE, BWT+, CSR, ENVIRO+, GP, RES, PMA, POT, ESP, UWILD, CPS, CRC, CPP, RW, NBLES, CRC, SPM.
The pump room is located immediately forward of engine room, and the engine room has been separated from cargo spaces by means of FO tanks and a pump room. The speed of the vessel is 15.8 knots at the design draft of 21 m on even keel at 90% MCR. The propulsion machinery has been located under the main deck aft and the vessel’s propulsion power is provided by one set of marine diesel engine directly coupled to fixed pitch propeller through shaft line. The main engine of the vessel is MAN B&W 7G80ME-C9.2

(As published in the December 2013 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - www.marinelink.com).



 
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