Schulte Marine concept is pleased to report the steel cutting ceremony in Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd., Korea, Hull No. 8250, of One (1) LNG Gas supply vessel 7,500 m3 ordered by Bernhard Schulte Gmbh & Co. KG and Babcock International UK.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 117.0m, B = 20.0m, D = 5.2m, Depth to MD=10.3m.
Propelled by Two (2) Rolls Royce Azimuth Thruster with a service propulsion power at 1,375Kw x 2 sets Type Rotatable through 360o, Hydraulically steerable, Z drive construction and powered by Prime mover Electric motors in put power 1,900Kw/1200rpm, the vessel will operate at the service speed of 12.5 knots.
Each propeller drive is to be capable of independent operation of the other and is to have electronic remote control.
The Main Generator engines consist of Three (3) Wartsila 9L20DF Type Four stroke, single acting, trunk piston, turbocharged, intercooled, constant speed, non-reversible, wet sump, dual fuel burning, the maximum continuous rating (MCR) 1,665 kW at Max. 1,200 rpm.
The vessel is classed by Lloyd’s Register and will be built to Cyprus flag requirements.
Classification notes: +100A1, Liquefied Gas Carrier, Ship Type 2G, Methane (LNG) in Independent
Tanks Type C, Max. Vapour Pressure 3.75 bar g, Min. Cargo Temperature -165 oC,
Ship Right (SDA, CM), *IWS, LI, Ice Class 1A FS, +LMC, UMS, NAV1, DP (AA)
With the descriptive notes ShipRight (IHM, SERS)
The ceremony took place in attendance of SMC Technical Manager Steve Nolan, SMC Site Office Manager Frank Labbow, LR and HMD Senior Project Management Representative.
Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for 24th September 2018.