At M/s. Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, China: The Erection Starting Ceremony of Hull No. TK 1020, the fourth vessel of the series of 15 numbers GREEN DOLPHIN 38,000 Dwt Bulk carriers ordered by Marine Capital Corporation, Bermuda conducted on 06th Feb 2015 in Yard Slipway No.1. Plan approval and Site Supervision are being carried out by Schulte Marine Concept.
Main Particulars: LOA of 180 m, Beam of 32.00 m and Depth 15.00 m. At Design Draft of 9.50 m, the vessel is designed to have a Service Speed of 14.0 knots at CSR with 15% Sea Margin. The vessel is powered with one set of MAN 5S50ME-B9.3 Tier II engine with SMCR 6,100 kW @ 99 rpm.
The vessel is classed with Lloyd Register (LR) and Class Notation is LR +100A1 Bulk Carrier, CSR, BC-A, Hold Nos. 2, 4 may be empty, Grab , ESP, Ship Right (CM, ACS(B,D)), *IWS, LI, ECO(P, BWT, EEDI, IHM), Ice Class 1C FS. + LMC, UMS; Ship Right ((BWMP (F,T), SCM, SERS).
The ceremony is attended by SMC Site Team, LR Surveyor and Shipyard representatives.
The Ship Launching is scheduled on 8th April 2015 and the Delivery on 8th July 2015.