SMC is pleased to report Vessel Delivery in YZJ Xinfu Shipyard (China Jiangsu Jing Jiang) of mv ”FMG GRACE”, Hull No 1161, the second unit from the series of 4 x 261,000 DWT Very Large Ore Carriers ordered by FORTESCU METALS GROUP LTD (Australia).
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 326.99m, B = 57.00m, D = 25.50m, T d/s = 18.80m. Propelled by MAN B&W 6G80ME-C9.5 with ECT Part Load Tuning and developing 18,240 KW @ 58.0 rpm at CMCR, the vessel will operate at the speed of 14.3 knots. All vessels in the series are classed by Lloyd’s Register and will be built to Hong Kong flag requirements.
Classification notes: Lloyds Register 100A1, Ore Carrier, Strengthened for Regular Discharge by Grabs, ESP, ShipRight (SDA, FDA Plus(25, WW), CM, ACS(B, D)), *IWS, LI, ECO (EEDI-2, BWT, IHM, P) LMC, UMS Single Pass Loading Capability, ShipRight (BWMP(F, T), SEA(HSS-4), SERS, SCM).
Delivery of the vessel is being discussed between Owners and Shipyard.