200,000-dwt Bulk Carrier for K-Line

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

February 26, 2019

At the Marugame business headquarters Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., the 200,000-dwt ton Cape size bulker "CAPE SAPPHIRE" has been completed.

The ship is compliant with the Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carrier (CSR-BC) for bulk cargo ships, and the main institution is equipped with an electronically controlled engine with enhanced anti-corrosion measures, in order to save energy, we have installed WAD (Weather Adapted Duct) in front of the propeller and Hybrid Fin behind the propeller.

The vessel is equipped with a scrubber on the funnel to remove sulfur oxides from the gas discharged from the engine. The ship will be engaged in iron ore and coal transport for Japanese steel mill.

Cape Sapphire Main Particulars

LOA: 299.95m
Width: 50m
Depth: 24.70
Draft: 18.32m
Deadweight: 208,564 tons
Gross Ton: 107,454
Main Engine: MES MAN-B&W 6G70ME-C9.5
Speed: 14.5 knots
Class: NK
Flag: Japan
Builder: Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

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