Landbridge Horizon is a newbuilt 308,000 dwt VLCC for Landbridge Group. After delivered from Dalian Shipyard on 6th August 2019, she was reallocated to Zhoushan Xinya Shipyard straight away for scrubber retrofit. SMC is pleased to share the news that the commissioning for each equipment/system and sea trial for EGCS were carried out smoothly, and the vessel has been delivered to Landbridge successfully.
SMC was responsible for overall management of the retrofit work, including drawing review and site supervision during retrofit construction. The subjected EGCS is open loop type with U-Type scrubber, and is designed to make the SOx emission equivalent to 0.1% Sulphur fuel oil emission where the original sulfur content in fuel oil is 3.5% complying with IMO Resolution MEPC 259(68) adopted on 15th May 2015 according to scheme B. It is designed for one ME and three (3) sets of G/E and one EGCS G/E, it’s max. treatment amount of exhaust gas is for one M/E at 85% SMCR +Two (2) sets of G/E at abt.70% load.
The retrofit work includes scrubber room installation, FW tanks modification, AFT mooring repositioning, funnel modification, installation of sea water pumps for scrubber, overboard openings for EGCS drain water, installation of additional G/E for EGC, MSB modification, M/E turbocharger replacement, etc.