SMC is pleased to report Keel Laying Ceremony in Sungdong Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., South-Korea: of MV “RB JORDANA”, Hull No. S1224. This is the first Keel Laying from the series of 5 x 82,000 DWT class Bulk Carrier ordered by RB Shipping Ltd.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 229.0m, B = 32.26m, D = 20.2m, T d/s = 12.20/14.55m. Propelled by MAN B&W 5G60ME-C9.2 and developing 8610 kW x 78.0 rpm at SMCR, the vessel will operate at the speed of 14.0 knots. All vessels in the series are classed by Nippon Kaiji Kyokai(NKK) and will be built to Marshall Island flag requirements.
Classification notes:NK* (CSR,BC-A,BC-XII,GRAB 20,PSPC-WBT) (PSCM) (ESP) (IWS) (EA),
MNS* (MO) with descriptive note”Strengthened for heavy carg loading where holds Nos. 2,4,6 may be empty”.
The vessel’s launching is scheduled for 17th November 2015 and delivery by 31st January 2016.