SMC is pleased to report a Delivery Ceremony in Jiangsu Yizheng Jinling Shipyard, China: of mv ”AD ASTRA”, Hull No. JLZ8130403, the first unit from the series of 4x 81,600 DWT Bulk Carrier ordered by Transocean Maritime Agencies.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 229.00m, B = 32.26m, D = 20.05m, T d/s = 12.20/14.45m. Propelled by MAN B&W 6S60ME-C8.2-TII engine and developing 7,110 kW ×81.9rpm at CSR the vessel will operate at the speed of 14.2 knots. All vessels in the series are classed by DNV and will be built to Marshall Island flag requirements.
Classification notes:+1A1 BULK CARRIER, ,BC-A,GRAB(20),CSR,CARGO HOLD NO.2,4&6 may be empty,ESP,BIS,BWM-E(F),COAT-PSPC(B),DG-B,E0,TMON).
Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for 16th April 2015.