SMC is pleased to report Launching Ceremony in Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Peoples Republic of China for m/v CONTAMINES, hull No.: H 1365, IMO No.: 9743277, the first unit from the series of 3 x 180,000 DWT Bulk Carriers ordered by ATLANTIC NO. 1 S.A.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 292.00 m, B = 45.00 m, D = 24.90 m, T d/s = 16.10/18.30 m. Propelled by MAN B&W 6G70ME-C (Mark 9.2) Tier II, Two stroke, Single acting, Crosshead, Turbocharged, Reversible Marine diesel engine with part load ECT and developing 12,598 KW x 69.6 rpm at CSR the vessel will operate at the speed of 14.8 knots. All vessels in the series are classed by American Bureau of Shipping and will be built to Marshall Islands flag requirements.
Classification notes: +A1 (E), Bulk Carrier, BC-A (Holds 2, 4, 6 & 8 may be empty), CSR, AB-CM, +AMS, +ACCU, RW, TCM, CPS, PMA, ESP, UWILD, BWT, GRAB , GP.
Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for 30th April 2016.