SMC is pleased to report Keel Laying ceremony in Sungdong Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., South-Korea: of M/T “Njord Knut”, Hull No. S3090. This is the fifth Keel Laying from the series of 6 x 50,000 DWT Product/ Chemical tanker (IMO Type: II) ordered by Breakwater Capital.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 183.0m, B = 32.2m, D = 19.1m, T d/s = 11.0/13.3m. Propelled by MAN B&W 6G50ME-B9.3 with ECT Part Load tuning and developing 6,219 KW x 83.9 rpm at NCR the vessel will operate at the speed of 15 knots. All vessels in the series are classed by Lloyd’s Register and will be built to Singapore flag requirements.
Classification notes: +100A1, Double Hull Oil and Chemical Tanker, Ship Type 2 and Ship type 3, CSR, ESP, ShipRight (CM, ACS(B)), *IWS, LI, SPM4, +LMC, IGS, UMS. Descriptive Notes: COW (LR), ETA, ShipRight (BWMP(S, T), IHM, SERS, VECS, SCM)).
The vessel’s launching is scheduled for 23rd September 2015 and delivery by 07th December 2015.