New 300,000 DWT Bulker Joins Berge Bulk Fleet

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(Image Courtesy: Berge Bulk)

Berge Bulk on Tuesday welcomed the new bulk carrier Berge Mafadi into its fleet. The 300,000 DWT bulk carrier was built at the GSI Shipyard in Guangzhou, China.

With a ‘Rightship A+’ rating and an Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) 20% below the baseline, she ranks amongst the most energy-efficient bulk carriers in the world. She has been designed to carry a maximum cargo lift from Port Hedland as well as South Africa and Brazil.

The vessel is named after a peak on the border of South Africa and Lesotho. At the height of 3,450 m, Mafadi is the highest mountain in the nation of South Africa.

Sea News, June 26