Recently Hantong Shipyard successfully delivered the 57.000 DWT bulk carrier Mandarin Crown (Hull No.:HT082) built for DA SIN. The vessel, built for DASIN and class approved by LR, is a new type of supramax bulk carrier optimised to burn less fuel oil.
The construction works on this 57.000 DWT bulk carrier began in June 2011 with the steel cutting ceremony and the keel laying ceremony for the vessel had been successfully carried out in November 2011.
The daily main engine consumption at a speed of 14 knots at ballast draft, which would have been about 29.4 tonnes, is now about 26 t and the daily main engine consumption at a speed of 13.5 knots at design draft, which would have been about 29.8 t daily, is now about 26.30 t.
Gross tonnage – 32,913 t
Summer DWT – 57,000 t
Length – 190 m
Beam – 32 m
Draught – 13.1 m
Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry Co (HTS) is a newly-built large and medium-sized enterprise. The shipyard gained the accreditation of ISO9001:2002 and OSAH14000/GB25008 the quality management system and is engaged in the construction of large vessels and ocean engineering units approved by Class like ABS、DNV、BV、LR、CCS.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, June 27, 2012; Image: cnhtship