SMC is pleased to report Delivery in Beihai Shipbuilding & Heavy Engineering Co Ltd, Qingdao, PRC: of mv “Stella Laura”, Hull No. BC18.0-56, the first unit from the series of 2 x 180,000DWT Bulk Carriers ordered by Ever Stella Shipping Investment Limited.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 295.0m, B = 46.0m, D = 24.8m, Draft (d/s) = 16.5m/18.1m. Propelled by MAN B&W 6G70ME-C9.2 TIER II part load – ECT and developing SMCR 14,875kW at 70.5rpm or CSR 11,900kW at 65.4rpm the vessel will operate at the speed of 14.5 knots. Both vessels in the series are classed by China Classification Society and will be built to Singapore flag requirements.
Classification notes: CSA, Bulk Carrier, CSR, BC-A, Hold Nos. 2, 4, 6, 8 may be empty, Strengthened for heavy cargoes, Grab (25), ESP, In-water survey, FTP, BWMP(MEPC.127(53)), Loading Computer(S,I,G), PSPC(B), CSM, AUT-O, SCM, PMS.
Delivery of the vessel was on 2nd June 2015.