SMC is pleased to report the Delivery in Huatai Heavy Industry Co. Ltd, Nantong, China: of MV “INTERLINK ABILITY”, Hull No. H0017, the first vessel in the series of 8 x 38,500 DWT Bulk Carriers ordered by Interlink Maritime Corp., Bermuda.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 179.95 m, B = 32.00 m, D = 15.00 m, T d/s = 9.50 m/10.50 m. Propelled by MAN 5S50ME-B9.3-Tier II engine with Part Load tuning, EGB and developing 4575 KW x 89.9 rpm at NCR, the vessel will operate at a service speed of 13.70 knots. All vessels in the series are classed by Lloyd’s Register of Shipping and are built to Marshall Islands flag requirements.
Classification notes: LR +100A1 Bulk Carrier, BC-A, CSR, GRAB , Hold Nos. 2 & 4 may be empty, ESP, LI, Ship Right (CM, ACS (B,D)), Ice Class 1C FS, IWS, BWMP (F,T), ECO (P, BWT, EEDI, IHM), +LMC, UMS, SCM, SERS.
The vessel was delivered to the Owner on 29 May 2015.