SMC is pleased to report Ship Delivery in M/s. Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, China: of mv ” INTERLINK FIDELITY”, Hull No. TK1010, the first unit from the series of 15 X GREEN DOLPHIN 38,800 DWT Bulk Carriers ordered by Marine Capital Corporation, Bermuda.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 180.0 m, B = 32.0 m, D = 15.0 m, T d/s = 9.5/10.5 m. Propelled by MAN 5S50ME-B9.3 Tier II engine and developing 4575 KW x 89.9 rpm at CSR the vessel will operate at the speed of 14 knots at 9.50 draft. All vessels in the series are classed by Lloyd’s Register and will be built to Marshall Islands flag requirements.
Classification notes: LR +100A1 Bulk Carrier, CSR, BC-A, Hold Nos. 2, 4 may be empty, Grab , ESP, Ship Right (CM, ACS(B,D)), *IWS, LI, ECO(P, BWT, EEDI, IHM), Ice Class 1C FS. + LMC, UMS; With Descriptive notes: Ship Right ((BWMP (F,T), SCM, SERS).
The construction commenced with Steel Cutting on 04th March 2014 followed by the erection starting in slipway on 27th Oct 2014. The ship launched on 25th Dec 2014 and the sea trial completed successfully on 19th April 2015. BSM, HK took delivery of ship after Delivery Signing Ceremony on 14th May 2015 which is attended by LR Surveyors, SMC Site Team and Shipyard representatives.”