SMC is pleased to report Ship Delivery in M/s. Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, China: of mv “INTERLINK SOLIDITY”, Hull No. TK1019, the twelfth unit from the series of 13 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 22nd April 2014 followed by the erection starting in slipway on 15th Feb 2017. The Ship launched on 05th May 2017 and the sea trial completed successfully on 23rd July 2017. BSM, HK took delivery of ship after Delivery Signing Ceremony on 08th Aug 2017 which is attended by Class Surveyors, SMC Site Team and Shipyard representatives.”
The ship is scheduled to sail out from shipyard on 10th Aug 2017 morning.