JD35000-1, the first of two Graig’s owned 35,000dwt newbuilding has been successfully launched at JiangDong shipyard, Wu Hu, China.
On behalf of the group, Mr. Chris Williams, Mr. Philip D Atkinson, Mr. Simon Berg from Graig Investment LTD (UK) and Captain John A Coffin from Graig China LTD have attended the ceremony.
According to Graig’s site team, JD35000-1 will be delivered around March 2012. Up to now, they are quite happy with the quality of newly launched vessel.
Specification – 35,000 DWT Double Hull Bulk Carrier
Length overall, max 180.00 m
Length between p.p. approx. 176.75 m
Breadth moulded at design, max 30.00 m
Depth moulded to upper deck at side 14.70 m
Scantling draught approx. 10.10 m
Deadweight corresponding hereto 35,000 tons
Service speed on scantling draught of 10.10 m on even keel, including 15% sea margin, approx.: 14.0 knots
Source: graig, September 29, 2011