SMC is pleased to report that RB Jordana was nominated among Significant Ships in ‘2016’ by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Built in Sungdong Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, Korea, MV ”RB Jordana”, Hull No. S1224, was the first unit from the series of 5 x 82,000 DWT Eco Bulk Carriers ordered by RB Shipping Ltd. ( Reuben Brothers)
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 225.0m, B = 32.26m, D = 20.2m, T d/s = 12.2/14.55m. Propelled by MAN B&W 5G60ME-C9.2 Tier II and developing 8,610 KW x 78 rpm at MCR the vessel will operate at the speed of 14 knots. All vessels in the series are classed by NKK and was built to Marshall Island flag requirements.
Classification notation NS*(CSR,BC-A,BC-XII,GRAB 20,PSPC-WBT) (PSCM) (ESP) (IWS) (EA), MNS* M0, CHG, MPP, LSA, RCF, AFS with descriptive notes “Strengthened for heavy cargo loading where hold nos. 2,4 & 6 may be empty”
RB Jordana has been built under plan approval and supervision of S.M.C which also attended model testing during initial design stages in Korea.
Delivery of the vessel was on 16th May 2016.