SMC News

Keel Laying of 119.9k DWT crude/product oil tanker at GSI

SMC is pleased to announce Keel Laying of 119,900 DWT DF crude/product oil tanker, Hull No. 20110003 at Guangzhou International Shipyard, China. This the first vessel in series of eight vessels ordered by Xiang T127 HK international ship leasing Co., Ltd.

The vessel will be classed by DNV and built to Marshall Islands flag requirements. Scheduled to be delivered on 22nd April 2022.

Delivery of 19K DWT RCC at HWS

SMC is pleased to announce Delivery of 19,000 DWT rail car carrier, Hull No. H3090 (mv “MAYAN”) at Guangzhou Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard, China. This is the second unit from the series of 2 x 19,000 DWT rail car carrier ordered by SEABULK LLC USA.

All vessels in the series are classed by ABS and will be built to Marshall Island flag requirements. Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for 22nd September 2021.

Schulte Marine Concept and DM Consulting pool expertise to offer Floating Dry Dock Acquisition Services

Shanghai and San Diego — Schulte Marine Concept (SMC), the newbuilding arm of the Schulte Group, and dry dock experts DM Consulting (DMC) announce a partnership to jointly offer seamless end-to-end services to clients acquiring newbuilding and second-hand floating dry docks (FDD). The range of services offered under this partnership include project development, execution, and operations phases.

Combining SMC’s newbuilding management consultancy expertise with USA-based DM Consulting’s dry dock operational and maintenance experience, clients are offered technical support across the complete lifecycle of FDD acquisitions and operations.

This includes yard selection and audit, review and negotiation of technical specifications and shipbuilding contracts, plan approval and construction supervision, second-hand FDD pre-purchase inspections, life extension work and facility upgrade services during project development and execution, and first dry docking support, operational training and certifications.

The duo will be involved during the entire project and combine their expertise and experience to ensure the FDD meets and performs to the agreed specifications. They will also combine their knowledge to procure and upgrade to client specifications second-hand FDDs and ready them for operation.

SMC is a trusted technical partner for newbuilding and second-hand acquisition projects across a wide range of marine vessel types. Operational since 1973, the company has worked with a number of clients on over 600 newbuilding, conversion and retrofit projects, including FDDs, built across shipyards worldwide from China, Korea and Japan to Europe and other shipbuilding markets. Operations are managed out of SMC’s headquarter in Shanghai and office in Hong Kong, as well as project-dedicated site offices stationed in shipyards worldwide.

As a dedicated dry dock specialist DMC brings over two decades of technical knowledge in dry dock engineering, maintenance and operations across government and private sectors.

Krzysztof Kozdron, Managing Director of SMC, said “Schulte Marine Concept is delighted to join hands with DM Consulting on future FDD procurement projects. Our combined drydocking and newbuilding expertise will ensure the best outcomes for our clients. We look forward to working with DMC on FDD projects as we connect with shipbuilding markets worldwide.”

As one of the leading newbuilding project management service providers and with experience with many shipbuilders worldwide, SMC works with clients to select the most suitable shipbuilders and execute projects minimising the potential risks associated with such ventures. DM Consulting, a well reputed service provider of FDD operational, maintenance and training services is able to support clients on post-delivery operational challenges.

Joe Stiglich, DMC President said: “DM Consulting is proud to be partnering with Schulte Marine Concept to manage the complete life cycle of FDD acquisition for our clients. DMC’s experience across 2,500 dry dock engineering, operation, maintenance and training projects combined with SMC’s newbuilding and acquisition expertise will provide clients with a unique end-to-end project management service. DMC looks forward to sharing its skills and expertise with SMC and future clients.”

Keel Laying of 2,400 TEU container vessel at NYZ

SMC is pleased to announce Keel Laying of 2,400 TEU container vessel, Hull No. N2001 at New Yangzi Shipbuilding, China. This is the 2nd vessel in a series of 5 x 2,400/2,700TEU vessels ordered by SITC Shipping Management, China.

The vessel will be classed by DNV and built to Hong Kong flag requirements, scheduled to be delivered on 12th January 2022.

Steel Cutting of 119.9K DWT crude/product oil tanker at GSI

SMC is pleased to announce Steel Cutting of 119,900 DWT DF crude/product oil tanker, Hull No. 20110007/20110008 at Guangzhou International Shipyard, China. This is the fourth/fifth vessel in series of eight vessels ordered by Xiang T130 HK international ship leasing Co., Ltd/ Xiang T131 HK international ship leasing Co., Ltd.

The vessel will be classed by ABS /DNV and CCS and built to Marshall Islands flag requirements. Scheduled to be delivered on 20th Nov 2022/25th Nov 2022.

Steel Cutting of 49,9K DWT chemical/product oil tanker at GSI

SMC is pleased to announce Steel Cutting of 49,900 DWT chemical/product oil tanker, Hull No.20110038 at Guangzhou International Shipyard, China. This is the second vessel in a series of four vessels ordered by White Whale Shipping Holding Ltd., Germany.

The vessel will be classed by DNV and built to Hongkong flag requirements, scheduled to be delivered on 16th September 2022.

Launching of 174K m3 LNG at SHI

SMC is pleased to announce Launching of 174,000 m3 LNG carrier, Hull No. SN 2319 at Samsung Heavy Industries, Korea. This vessel is the last vessel of 174,000 m3 LNG carrier ordered by Jupiter 3 Limited.

The vessel will be classed by BV and built to Republic of Liberia flag requirements.

Delivery of the vessel is scheduled on 31st March 2022.

Launching of 2,700 TEU Container at NYZ

SMC is pleased to announce Launching of 2,700 TEU container vessel, Hull No. N2223 at New Yangzi Shipyard, China. This is the first vessel in a series of five x 2400/2700TEU vessels ordered by SITC Shipping Management, China.

The vessel will be classed by NK and built to Hong Kong flag requirements, scheduled to be delivered on 28th October 2021.

Steel Cutting of 2,400 TEU Container at NYZ

SMC is pleased to announce Steel Cutting of 2,400 TEU container vessel, Hull No. N2004 at New Yangzi Shipyard, China. This is the fifth vessel in a series of five vessels (2700/2400TEU) ordered by SITC Shipping management, China.

The vessel will be classed by DNV-GL and built to Hong Kong flag requirements, scheduled to be delivered on 24th June 2022.

Delivery of 5,800 m3 LBV at Keppel Nantong

SMC is pleased to announce Delivery of 5,800 m3 LNG bunkering vessel, Hull No. H414 (mv “DMITRY MENDELEEV”) at Keppel Nantong Shipyard, China. This vessel is ordered by Shturman Koshelev, Russian Federation.

The vessel will be classed by RMRS & BV and built to Russian Federation flag requirements.

Delivery of the vessel was scheduled on 10th August 2021.

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