Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it delivered the bulk carrier FJM GLORY, with a capacity of 61,000 DWT (Kawasaki hull No. 8037, DACKS hull No. DE057), for STIRINGASTER LINE INC. at the Dalian COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (DACKS), which is located in Dalian City, China and operated jointly with China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited (China COSCO Shipping).
Delivery, principal particulars, and features of the vessel:
Delivery: October 17, 2019
Length overall: 199.90 m
Length between perpendiculars: 197.00 m
Molded breadth: 32.24 m
Molded depth: 18.60 m
Molded draft: 13.00 m
Gross tonnage: 34,634
Deadweight: 61,166 t
Hold capacity: 77,539 m3
Main engine: One set of MAN B&W 6S50ME-B9.3-TII diesel engine
Maximum continuous output: 8,130 kW at 108 rpm
Speed Approx: 14.5 kn
Complement: 25 people
Classification : Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK)
Country of registration: Panama
The vessel has a flush deck with a forecastle and five holds that are designed for optimum transport of grains, coal, ores and steel products. Four 30-ton deck cranes are installed along the center in between the hatch covers to enable cargo loading and unloading in ports that lack cargo handling facilities.
The vessel employs various technologies to achieve maximum fuel economy, including an energy-saving, electronically-controlled main diesel engine, a bow designed to reduce wave resistance, high propulsive efficiency propellers, and the Kawasaki rudder bulb system with fins (RBS-F) and semi-duct system with contra fins (SDS-F), which all contribute to the vessel’s enhanced propulsion performance.
The vessel incorporates various energy saving technologies, which reduce both fuel consumption and emission of carbon dioxide (CO2), thereby complying with the EEDI Phase 2 requirements.
Sea News, October 18