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CONTENTS INTRODUCTION
ALGOSCOTIA First Chinese-built ship under Canadian flag
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2004 ALMARONA STX's first LPG tanker


ANANGEL INNOVATION Double-skin Capesize bulker from Daewoo 10
ANGELINA AMORETTI Italian products tanker from China
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Compiler: AZZURA Prototype Future-52 standard bulk carrier 16
John Lingwood, MRINA BALTICBORG Sto-ro paper carrier with 'green' credentials 19
Editor: BIRKA PARADISE Caribbean cruises in the Baltic region 22
Tim Knaggs BOA DEEP C Complex offshore work ship from Vulcano 26
BRITISH LIBERTY BP products tanker from Hyundai Mipo 28
Assistant Editor: CAP DOUKATO First product of Wismar/Warnemnde alliance 30
Cheryl Saponia, BA Hons
CARIBBEAN PRINCESS A larger Grand-class liner from Fincantieri 32
Design/Production Manager: CHIN SHAN New-generation Dunkirk-max bulker 35
Sandy Defraine CLIPPER HARVEST Handysize bulker from Hakodate Dock 37
Group Advertisement Manager: CMA CGM HUGO 8000-plus TEU container liner from Hyundai 39
Debbi Bonner COLOR FANTASY Largest-ever cruise-ferry for Oslo-Kiel service 41
COPIAPO 5527TEU container liner from Taiwan 44
Advertisement Consultant: CSCL ASIA Samsung-built 8468TEU container liner 46
John Labdon
DISHA LNG tanker for Qatar-India trade 48
Advertisement Production Manager: FURE NORD New Shanghai Edward-built tanker for Sweden 51
Stephen Bell, PGDip GAZ DE FRANCE ENERGY CS1 containment and
Marketing Manager: diesel-electric power 54
Adelaide Proctor GEESTSTROOM Damen-built container ship for 45ft boxes 56
GOLAR VIKING First membrane-type LNG carrier from Hyundai 59
Publisher: HAMANASU Fast ro-ro ferry with prototype CRP Azipod installation 61
Mark J Staunton-Lambert
HIGH ENDEAVOUR Popular STX tanker design for Italian owner 63
Published by: HIGH POWER Japanese-built tanker with
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects ME-C diesel propulsion 66
Editorial & Advertisement Office:
IRENE SL VLCC from Hyundai Samho 70
10 Upper Belgrave Street KIISLA Ice-strengthened products tanker from Portugal 73
London SW1X 8BQ, UK MARY ARCTICA Special-purpose container ship for Greenland 75
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7235 4622 METHANE KARI-ELIN Samsung-built LNG carrier for BG 78
Telefax: +44 (0) 20 7245 6959
E-mail: editorial@rina.org.uk MINERVA LISA Ice-strengthened Aframax tanker 82
advertising@rina.org.uk MSC STELLA 6400TEU container liner from Hyundai Samho 84
NURAGHES Fincantieri-built ro-ro ferry for Sardinia service 86
PALMALI VOYAGER New-design Russian river/sea cargo ship 88
POLAR VIKING Fully-refrigerated LPG carrier from Hyundai 91
PONT-AVEN Brittany Ferries' new flagship 94
PRESIDENT HEYDAR ALIYEV Large Caspian Sea
tanker from Russia 96
PRIMERA Multipurpose inland waterways tanker 99
PROTEFS Fourth-generation Panamax bulk carrier 101
RESOLUTION Pioneering wind-farm turbine installations 104
SAPPHIRE PRINCESS Mitsubishi-built
cruise liner for Carnival group 106
2005. The Royal Institution of Naval Architects
SCELVERINGHE Self-discharging sand and gravel dredger 108
This publication is copyright under the Berne Convention.
All rights reserved. No part of the publication may be SPAR LYRA First of Graig's Diamond 53 double-skin bulkers 110
reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted SUOMIGRACHT Side- and top-loading cargo design from Szczecin 113
without the prior permission of the copyright owner.
Permission is not, however, required to copy abstracts or TASSILI II Ferry for Algeria-to-France service 116
articles on condition that a full reference to the source is
shown. TEH MAY Green Cape bulk carrier 118
VILLE DE BORDEAUX Ro-ro ship for Airbus parts transport 121
Multiple copying of the contents without permission is
always illegal. VOLCAN DE TAMASITE Inter-island ro-ro ferry for the Canaries 123
Printed in Wales in by Pensord Press, Tram Road, WAN QING SHA New Dutch-built dredger for China 125
Pontllanfraith, Blackwood, Gwent NP2 2YA WORLD LION New VLCC for World-Wide Shipping 127
ISBN 1 905040 06 7 YAMAYURI Collier with conveyor-belt self-discharge system 129
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SIGNIFICANT SHIPS OF 2004


T HE year 2004 has been an interesting one for
shipbuilding innovations: not revolutionary,
more evolutionary, with the introduction of subtle
operating as a ferry) offering perhaps the most
intriguing concept (albeit it without a car deck)
that of a Caribbean tropical island experience
the information without which Significant Ships
could not be produced. Particularly credit is given
to all those photographers who, either directly or
changes which, assuredly, we will be seeing more with artificial sunshine (without the UV through the major contributors, have supplied
of in future. Many of these have had to do with radiation) available beneath a retractable glass material. Notably, these include FotoFlite, Flying
the machinery installations of ships included in roof in Baltic mid-winter! Color Fantasy is Focus, Sea-Sky Martin, and Arie Jonkman.
this review of 2004 deliveries (and of one or two another - very large at 75,000gt - specialist ferry, John Lingwood, MRINA
completed in 2003 but which came to us too late built to a supremely high standard of luxury by an Sunderland
for inclusion in Significant Ships of 2003). These owner aiming to attract tourists by presenting a January 2005
have included the building by Hitachi Zosen, for package where sea voyages in a cruise-like
the first time in Japan, of a two-stroke MAN atmosphere are a significant component of the
B&W diesel engine with the camshaft replaced holiday in another country (in this case Norway),
by electronic controls. This feature, it is claimed, sandwiched between. Notes
In the tables which form part of each ship
offers the tanker High Power a number of Machinery developments, the environment,
description, all dimensions, also deadweight and
advanced capabilities as well as reduced fuel and and ferries are all linked in Hamanasu, another displacement tonnages, are metric, unless
lubricating oil consumption, leading to example of the commendable attempts being otherwise stated. Machinery powers have been
environmental benefits resulting from lower made in Japan to transfer traffic from the roads to specified as 'bhp' or 'kW' in accordance with
emissions. ferries. This single-propeller-shaft vessel and her information received from the shipbuilder or owner.
Consideration of the global environment and sister are the first to feature the hybrid CRP- Emergency alternators are not included in the
conservation are features which have been Azipod propulsion system, a development which number of alternators. When a dash ( - ) has been
increasingly emphasised in the information has an electrical azimuthing pod propulsion unit included against an item, this generally denotes
supplied by shipbuilders to Significant Ships, for with FP propeller, operating behind a lack of information, but where it is known that
use in its reports, highlighted particularly by Dr conventional CP propeller driven mechanically features have not been included, this is indicated
Peter Cheng's designation of his recently by the main engines. The two face each other and by 'nil'. The number of sister ships completed or
introduced Capesize bulk carrier design as the are contra-rotating. The arrangement is on order does not include the ship presented.
Green Cape concept (Teh May). This is based understood to present attractive fuel savings. Some ships shown as 'on order' may have been
principally on the use of cofferdams to protect Away from the specific items of interest delivered by the time this publication appears.
otherwise exposed oil fuel tanks and the shifting mentioned above, Significant Ships of 2004
of most of these spaces to topside saddle tanks in introduces the first diesel-electric-propelled LNG Further information on certain vessels included in
Significant Ships of 2004 can be found in the
the aftmost holds. Another environmental issue carrier (Gaz de France Energy) coupled with the following editions of The Royal Institution of Naval
dealt with in a number of this year's featured use of dual-fuel engines, and highlights, with Architects publication The Naval Architect:
ships, is ballast water exchange and transfer. This another LNG carrier Disha, the problems
operation, which was never previously a matter affecting vessels of all types sailing between the Almarona............................................ October 2004
for concern, is now regarded as a pollution Gulf and India, due to silt collecting in the ballast Anangel Innovation.............................October 2004
problem which needs to be addressed, and is tanks, and offers a solution to the difficulty. It is Balticborg................................................. May 2004
clearly being given a great deal of attention. pleasing to have the opportunity in this issue of Birka Paradise.................. February 2005 (planned)
Global conservation and pollution matters lead describing two Russian-built vessels of that river- Cap Doukato....................... September 2004
us on to one of the 'specialist' vessels which sea type (President Heydar Aliyev and Palmali Color Fantasy....................February 2005 (planned)
entered service during 2004. With governments Voyager), which has been a feature of the former Hamanasu.....................................July/August 2004
generally committed to producing around 10% of Soviet economy for so long, and to also present Pont-Aven................................................. April 2004
their energy requirements from renewable another inland trader, so much a part of the Rhine Resolution
resources by 2010, the concept of establishing and associated waterways (Primera). (Mayflower Resolution)........... April and May 2004
offshore wind-turbine farms for electricity It was in the second-edition of Significant Ships Spar Lyra........................................ November 2002
generation, is one environment-friendly power - back in 1991, that an analyst's prediction that Teh May..................................................... May 2004
source now being actively exploited. Resolution the numbers of self-discharging bulk carriers in Shorter articles, or information amongst longer
is presented here as a unique jack-up vessel service would double 'during the next five years' articles or features, on the following ships have also
which can be dynamically positioned to erect on was quoted. It is doubtful if that target has been appeared in The Naval Architect:
the sea bed, the 70m-plus, long, turbine masts reached: certainly no great increase in this type of
required for these systems. tonnage has been recorded in these pages over Fure Nord................................................ June 2004
On the ro-ro scene, Ville de Bordeaux is a the years, but, happily 2004 gives us an Gaz de France Energy.................. September 2004
design with a difference, since her main opportunity to change that and to record the (Gas Carriers supplement)
occupation is to transport components of the delivery of a self-discharging collier (Yamayuri) Geeststroom............................................. May 2004
giant European Airbus A380 airliner from to Japanese owners, and to link with the Golar Viking................................... September 2004
manufacturing sites scattered around Europe, to environmental theme of this introduction, (Gas Carriers supplement)
France for final assembly. attention is drawn to its totally enclosed cargo Sapphire Princess.............................. January 2001
Mention of one particular ro-ro leads to the handling operation which eliminates the Wan Qing Sha........................................... May 2004
ferries included in Significant Ships of 2004, and propagation of dust. President Heydar Aliyev............................May 2004
to the fact that in virtually every case, the owners As ever, acknowledgement is made of the Palmali Voyage......................................... May 2004
concerned with their operation have elected to valuable assistance afforded to The Royal Ville de Bordeaux.................................... June 2004
follow the 'cruise-liner' theme, even for relatively Institution of Naval Architects by shipbuilders,
short journeys, with Birka Paradise (when consultants and owners worldwide, who provide

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ALGOSCOTIA: first Chinese newbuild


for Canadian flag
Shipbuilder: ..........................JJiangnan Shipyard, been adapted to suit the requirements for trading on the Output speed ...................................................122rev/min
People's Republic of China Canadian east coast, particularly into the St Lawrence Propeller
Seaway and Great Lakes, and includes special mooring Designer/manufacturer .........................................Wrtsil
Vessel's name: ....................................Algoscotia
arrangements and provision of a stern anchor. Landing Number ............................................................................1
Hull number: ................................................2 2291 Pitch................................................................Controllable
Owner/operator: ...............A Algoma Central Corp, booms are fitted at the break of the forecastle to enable Diameter ..............................................................5580mm
Canada mooring crews to be put ashore at locks, and regulation Speed...............................................................120rev/min
Designer: .................S Skipskonsulent AS, Norway navigation lights are carried. Main-engine driven alternator
Model test establishment used: .........................-- The machinery installation is based on the same Number ............................................................................1
Canada
Flag ........................................................C 6L46C main engine included in the slightly smaller Make/type ................................A Van Kaick/DSU 99 K1-E
Total number of sister SK5054 series. This develops 6300kW at 500rev/min Output/speed...................................1500kW/1200rev/min
and drives a CP propeller at 120rev/min through a Diesel-driven alternators
ships already completed:..............................N Nil Number ............................................................................3
Total number of sister ships reduction gearbox. All three of these main items in the Engine make .........................................................Wrtsil
Nil
still on order:..................................................N drive line, and the diesel engines for the alternator sets, Type ................................................1 x 6L20C; 2 x 4L20C
are supplied by the Wrtsil group. A PTO/PTI on the Output/speed ................................1 x1020kW/900rev/min
gearbox connects with a 1500kW Van Kaick alternator, 1 x 680kW/900rev/min

O which, supplemented by three diesel-alternator sets,


VER the past 30 years, consultant naval architect Boilers
Skipskonsulent has enjoyed a steady continuity of satisfies the vessel's electrical requirements. Additionally Number/type ...........................1 x oil fired: 1 x composite
the shaft-driven alternator is arranged so that it can Make ...............Aalborg: 1 x Mission OM/ 1 x Mission OC
work designing small and medium-sized oil tankers. Output.................................1 x 12,000kg/h; 1 x 1500kg/h
Much of this activity has been on behalf of Chinese receive power from the diesel-driven alternator sets, and Mooring equipment
builders, with whom the Norwegian company's pass it via the PTI to the gearbox in order to drive the Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
SK5054 design of 16,400dwt product tanker has propeller in an emergency. Approximately 1500kW can 3 x mooring winch
proved popular. Algoscotia is a slightly enlarged version be utilised in this way to give a fair weather speed of Make ...............................................................Rolls-Royce
of this series, developed to suit the requirements of about 10knots, a feature of increasing relevance to Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
Canadian owner Algoma Central Corp, and charterer tanker charterers. Cargo tanks
Number....................................12 x cargo: 3 x slop tanks
Imperial Oil (Canadian Exxon), for whom it will trade Product range......................Oil products ESP, Chemicals
on the Eastern Canada seaboard, and to Labrador and Coated tanks ................International, Interline 904 epoxy
the Great Lakes. TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Cargo pumps
This vessel is apparently the first flying the Canadian Length, oa .................................................................148.80m Make ....................................Framo hydraulic submerged
Length, bp.................................................................138.20m
flag to have been built in China, and Skipskonsulent Breadth, moulded .......................................................23.76m
Number/type..............12 x SD200 cargo; 1 x SD100 slop
chose to base its new SK4056 project on the SK5054 2 x SD125 slop
Depth, moulded to main deck ....................................12.80m Capacity ...............12 x 500m3/h; 1 x 75m3/h; 1 x 150m3/h
type, in order to utilise as far as possible, Jiangnan's Width of double skin side .............................................1.48m Ballast/cargo control systems.......................................Framo
previous experience building that earlier series, and to Draught Complement
make use of its proven hull form and model-test results. design ......................................................................9.00m Officers.............................................................................8
The design has a single deck with poop and forecastle, scantling ..................................................................9.25m Crew.................................................................................7
Gross .......................................................................12,000gt Bow thruster
and includes Class 1A ice strengthening. Make/type ...................................Brunvoll FU63-LTA-1750
Deadweight
It is some 4m longer overall and has almost 1m more design ...............................................................18,000dwt Number ....................................1
beam than the 5054, but retains what has become a scantling............................................................18,750dwt Output...............................................1 x 750kW
virtual 'trademark' feature of Skipskonsulent's recent Bridge control system
Block coefficient.............................................................0.805 Make .....................................................................Wrtsil
tankers: a full height trunk linking the forward and aft Speed, service ..........................................................14 knots Type .........................................Main engine control panel
erections. This is about B/4 wide, positioned along the Cargo capacity One man operation ......................................................Yes
centreline, and is integrated into the hull structure to liquid volume ......................................................21,100m3 Fire extinguishing systems
contribute to the longitudinal strength. The trunk Bunkers Cargo deck ...............................................................Foam
heavy oil...................................................................573m3 Engineroom .................................................................CO2
encloses the heads of the 12 Framo 500m3/h Water ballast .........................................8666m3 Radars
submersible cargo pumps and the smaller units serving Classification................Det Norske Veritas + 1A1, Tanker for Number ............................................................................2
the slop tanks, together with deck heaters, cargo piping, Chemicals,Tanker for Oil Products, ESP, Make .......................................................................Furuno
steam heating pipes, hydraulic piping, and other items Ice 1A, W1-OC, EO, VCS-2, TMON Models ...........................................1 x X-band. FAR 2815
of equipment benefitting from protection. Main engine 1 x S-band. FAR 2835S
Algoscotia has a double-skin hull, divided into six pairs Design...................................................................Wrtsil Waste disposal plant
Model ......................................................................6L46C Incinerator
of cargo tanks by a centreline, and transverse Make ...............................................................Teamtec
Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil
bulkheads, all of troughed construction. With deckhead Number ............................................................................1 Model ..........................................................OG 5400C
stiffening arranged externally and side framing Type of fuel .................................................................HFO Sewage plant
positioned in the double hull space, the tanks present a Output ................................................6300kW/500rev/min Make.....................................................Evac Aquamar
plain surface protected by an International Paints epoxy Gearbox Model ........................................................MSP 25-vac
coating. Cargoes of IMO Class II, chemicals and oil Make .....................................................................Wrtsil Contract date ....................................................25 June 2002
products can be carried and these are handled through Model......................................................5CV110-PDCT65 Launch/float-out date .............................................................-
manifolds positioned about midships. The design has Number ............................................................................1 Delivery date .......................................................1 June 2004

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ALMARONA: STX moves into the LPG


market
Shipbuilder:............S STX Shipbuilding Ltd, Korea Hamworthy pumps rated at 350m3/h, supplemented by Number ............................................................................1
Vessel's name: .....................................Almarona two similar sized booster pumps, all driven by deck Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Diameter ..............................................................5600mm
Hull number: .............................................S S-1112 mounted motors. Speed...............................................................127rev/min
Owner/operator: .............Q Qatar Shipping Co Ltd, The tanks have been fabricated from low-temperature Diesel-driven alternators
Qatar carbon steel (NV2-4) and are designed to suit gases of Number ............................................................................3
Designer:..........S STX Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Korea maximum density 0.97tonnes/m3 and a working Engine make/type ....................STX-MAN B&W/6L23/30H
Model test establishment used:....K KRISO (Korea temperature of -48oC at 0.25bar pressure. Stainless steel Output/speed.................................3 x 960kW/900rev/min
Research Institute of AISI 316L piping is used, and the system is arranged to Alternator make/type ................................Taiyo/FE547C-8
Output/speed.................................3 x 900kW/900rev/min
Ships and Ocean Engineering), Korea handle two segregations. A modification is to be Composite boiler
Qatar
Flag: ...........................................................Q included in the package supplied by TGE for the Number ............................................................................1
Total number of sister second vessel, which will see deck tanks fitted. These Type ..................................................................Composite
ships already completed:..............................N Nil will allow gas changes to be made between cargoes, Make ...................................................................KangRim
Total number of sister thereby increasing trading flexibility. Output ........................................................2000/1000kg/h
ships still on order: ..........................................1 1 Almarona has been fitted with a machinery installation Mooring equipment
Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
centred on a MAN B&W 6S50MC-C (Mk 7) main 4 x mooring winch
engine, constructed by the shipbuilder's engineering Make ......................................................................Pusnes

H AVING initially sought to re-establish the former


Daedong shipbuilding group (following the
latter's unfortunate difficulties some three years ago) by
associate STX Engine Co, which develops 9480kW
MCR at 127rev/min. At 85% of that output, a speed of
17.04knots was attained on trials, 0.50knots above
Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
Cargo tanks
Number .......................................................6 (three pairs)
concentrating its output on a base of Panamax bulkers Product range ...............................................Liquid gases
guarantee performance. STX has also supplied the Cargo pumps
and product tankers, utilising in the main, designs licensed-built prime movers for three Taiyo 900kW Number/type ....................................6 x electric deepwell
developed by its predecessor, STX Shipbuilding's next alternators. Make ................................................................Hamworthy
step was to diversify into a range of value-added Capacity..........................................................6 x 350m3/h
contracts. That move was rewarded with orders for Cargo control system
container ships, and for a contract placed in 2002 by TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Make ..................................................................Fiemming
Qatar Shipping for two LPG tankers, on the back of a Length overall............................................................164.80m Type...................................................Hydraulic actuators,
computer control
five-year charter with Qatar Fertiliser Co, covering the Length, bp.................................................................155.30m
Ballast control system
transport of ammonia from Qatar to India, and Breadth, moulded .......................................................26.20m
Depth, moulded ..........................................................15.30m Make ..........................................Danfoss Marine Systems
neighbouring countries. Draught Type............................Hydraulic actuators, mimic control
The design produced by the STX technical offices design ......................................................................8.30m Complement
features a single-deck vessel with forecastle and single- scantling ..................................................................8.50m Officers...........................................................................18
Crew.................................................................................6
skin hull, arranged with top and bottom wing tanks in Gross.........................................................................17,446gt
Suez/repair crew............................................6
the cargo space. The latter are combined with centrally Deadweight
Bridge control system
divided double-bottom tanks and form part of an design ...............................................................16,769dwt
Make ........................................................HKM/Norcontrol
scantling............................................................17,446dwt
arrangement given over to water ballast capacity. Speed, service (85% MCR)...................................16.50knots
Type ...........................................................................AC-4
Enclosed by this structure are three holds, each Cargo capacity
One man operation .......................................................No
containing an IMO Type A, centrally divided prismatic liquid volume ......................................................23,166m3
Fire detection system
cargo tank, supplied as part of a complete package Make....................................................................Sarhcom
Bunkers
Type .........................................................................T1016
(which includes pumps, valves and skid-mounted heavy oil.................................................................1201m3
Fire extinguishing system
modules) by German specialist Tractebel Gas diesel oil...................................................................209m3
Cargo deck.....................................................Dry powder
Engineering (TGE). Water ballast................................................................8694m3
Fuel consumption Make........................................................................NK Co
As well as LPG, the tanks are suitable for the carriage main engine only ....................................34.00tonnes/day Engineroom .......................................................Fixed CO2
of VCM and NH3 cargoes (hence the time charter), and auxiliaries....................................4.24tonnes/day Radars
were fabricated at a special facility set up by Tractebel in Classification ..................................Det Norske Veritas +1A1, Number ............................................................................2
Make............................................................................JRC
the Jiangnan Shipyard, Shanghai. A subsidiary of TGE Tanker for Liquefied Gas,
o Integrated bridge system ...................................................No
was also involved with the contract as designer of the Ship Type 2G (-48 C, 680kg/m3, 0.25bar,
Nauticus (Newbuilding), EO, T-MON, LCS(S,I), Waste disposal system
critical steel structures in the vicinity of the cargo area, Under Water Survey notation shall be applied in Incinerator
and of the tanks themselves. accordance with class requirement Make ...............................................................Teamtec
Tractebel's involvement with the cargo containment Percentage of high-tensile Model........................................................OGS-2000C
systems extended to include supervision of steel used in construction .............................................34% Waste shredder/crusher
Main engine Make.................................................................Samjoo
construction of the cargo handling plant, which Design ..............................................................MAN B&W Model .................................................................BS515
comprises a reliquefaction system of the direct-cycle Model ....................................................6S50MC-C (Mk 7) Sewage plant
type utilising three Sulzer compressors. Inert gas is Manufacturer.......................................STX Engine Co Ltd Make ..........................................................Hamworthy
generated in two plants: a combustion type of Number ............................................................................1 Model ...................................................................ST2A
Output ................................................9480kW/127rev/min
2000Nm3/h capacity at 99.5% purity, and a membrane- Propeller Contract date.....................................................25 April 2002
type plant of 100Nm3/h. Cargo can be unloaded in Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Launch/float-out date ...................................6 February 2004
approximately 13hours by six multi-stage deepwell Designer/manufacturer .......STX Shipbuilding/Nakashima Delivery date ......................................................11 May 2004

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ANANGEL INNOVATION: double-skin bulker


complying with new hatch cover rules
Shipbuilder: .........................D Daewoo Shipbuilding loads of 88.7kN/m2 at No 1 hatch, 59.7kN/m2 at No 2, Pitch..............................................................................Fixed
& Marine Engineering Co Ltd (DSME), Korea and 34.3kN/m2 elsewhere. Horizontal sea loads of Diameter..................................................................8300mm
175kN/m2 are also allowed for, and the maximum Speed ....................................................................91rev/min
Vessel's name:........................Anangel Innovation
Diesel-driven alternators
Hull number: ................................................H H1155 internal loading in No 4 hold when ballast is carried is Number................................................................................3
Owner/operator:.........................A Anangel Maritime estimated at 76.7kN/m2. Engine make/type...................................Yanmar/6N21AL-V
Services Inc, Greece Anangel Innovation has a bulbous bow, and an open-water Output/speed.....................................3x 880kW/900rev/min
Designer: ..........D Daewoo Shipbuilding sternframe carrying a FP propeller driven by an MAN Alternator make/type .........................................Nishishiba/-
& Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Korea B&W 6S70MC-C main engine. This develops 18,620kW Output/speed....................................3 x 800kW/900rev/min
Model test establishment used:....S SSPA, Sweden MCR at 91rev/min, and operates at 90% of this value for Boilers
Number................................................................................1
Greece
Flag: ...........................................................G a service speed of 15.10knots, allowing a sea margin of Type........................................................vertical, water tube
Total number of sister 15%. Electrical supply is derived from three Mak ...........................................................................Aalborg
ships already completed: ................................N Nil Yanmar/Nishishiba 800kW diesel-driven alternator sets. Output....................................................................2tonnes/h
Total number of sister Crew complement totals 30 persons, and provision is Mooring equipment
ships still on order: .............................................2 2 made for carrying a Suez/repair crew of six persons, Number....................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
(plus 5 for other owners) almost all in single-berth cabins. 6 x mooring winch
Make..........................................................................Fukushima
Type..................................................low-pressure hydraulic

A
Lifesaving equipment
LTHOUGH Daewoo's interest in the use of TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Number...........................................................2 x 36-person
double-hull construction for large bulk carriers is Length, oa.....................................................................289.00m
Make .....................................................................Watercraft
long-standing, this new series of Capesize vessels is Length, bp ....................................................................279.00m
Hatch covers
amongst the first to be built anywhere which Breadth, moulded...........................................................45.00m
Depth, moulded to upper deck .....................................24.30m Design/manufacturer..........................................MacGregor
incorporates this form of structure. Typically for this size Width of double skin Type.....................................................................Side-rolling
of bulker, Anangel Innovation is laid out with nine holds, side..............................................................................1.65m Ballast control system
with the surrounding double skin divided into seven wing bottom .........................................................................2.40m Make..........................................................................Naniwa
and bottom tanks designated for carrying water ballast, Draught Complement
except for the bottom tanks under Nos 2, 3, and 5 holds design .......................................................................16.50m Officers ..............................................................................11
which serve as bunker spaces, supplementing side tanks scantling....................................................................17.90m Crew ..................................................................................19
in the engineroom; they are separated by longitudinal Gross ............................................................................88,000gt Suez/repair crew .................................................................6
Displacement......................................................196,638tonnes
bulkheads for environmental protection. Deadweight
Single/double/other rooms .........................................24/3/1
Some 55% of the structure is of high-tensile steel, design ................................................................155,200dwt
Bridge control system
designed for a 30-year fatigue life and in compliance with Make...........................................................................Nabco
scantling.............................................................171,900dwt
Type.........................................................................M-800 III
the latest IACS UR S21 revision 3 regulations, which Speed, service, 90% MCR, 15% sea margin............15.1knots
One-man operation ..........................................................No
particularly address the construction and security of hatch Cargo capacity, grain................................................187,000m3
Fire protection system
covers, coamings, and supporting steelwork in the Bunkers
Make .......................................................................Saracom
forward quarter of the vessel. It is understood that these heavy oil ....................................................................8000m3
diesel oil ......................................................................250m3 Type.............................................................................T1000
Daewoo ships are amongst the first new vessels to feature Water ballast ................................................................67,000m3 Fire extinguishing systems
these requirements, many of which classification societies Fuel consumption Cargo holds ......................................................................Nil
are now specifying and which must also be retrofitted to main engine only .......................................66.90tonnes/day Engineroom........................................High-expansion foam
existing vessels. Additional weather protection in the Classification ................American Bureau of Shipping, +A1(E) Make ........................................................................Kashiwa
perceived vulnerable forward area is derived from a short Bulk Carrier, ESP, Strengthened for Radars
forecastle. Heavy Cargoes, BC-AC, Holds Nos 2, 4, 6, 8 Number................................................................................2
MacGregor side-rolling/twin-panel covers are fitted, may be empty, FL(30), Grab(35MT), SH, SHCM, Make ...........................................................................JRC
+AMS, +ACCU, UWILD
hydraulically operated by rack-and-pinion drives after first Percentage of high-tensile
Models................................S-band: JMA-9932-SA X-band:
being lifted into the rolling position by Roll-up-Roll steel used in construction .........................................55%
JMA-9922-9XA
mechanisms, and stowed on transverse ramps to port and Main engine
Integrated bridge system
starboard. The manufacturer's patent Flexi-pad and Flexi- Design..................................................................MAN B&W Make ...............................................................................JRC
Model ......................JAN-701-EOR(ECDIS), JAN-701-CON
seal supports and packing are used, and automatic wedge Model...................................................................6S70MC-C
Waste disposal plant
cleats secure the covers to the coamings. These are of Manufacturer ........................................................................-
Incinerator
heavy-duty design at No 4 hatch where the hold can be Number................................................................................1
Output ..................................................18,620kW/91rev/min Make ..................................................................Teamtec
filled with water ballast to the coaming top. Propeller Model .................................................................GS500C
The covers have been designed in accordance with class Material .........................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Contract date ..............................................16 December 2002
rules to suit the carriage of bulk cargoes in all holds, and Designer/manufacturer ..............Hyundai Heavy Industries Launch/float-out date ...........................................19 June 2004
to withstand weather loads of 17.2kN/m2; vertical sea Number................................................................................1 Delivery date..........................................................23 July 2004

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ANGELINA AMORETTI: German/Chinese


co-operation on Italian product tanker
Shipbuilder:...JJiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, with valves and connections for portable hoses, in way Model .....................................................SCV128-PDCT65
People's Republic of China of each ventilation hatch. Number ............................................................................1
A Wrtsil 12V38B main engine has been selected Output speed ...................................................105rev/min
Vessel's name: ........................Angelina Amoretti Propeller
Hull number:...................................Y YZJ02-654Y1 for Angelina Amoretti, developing 8700kW at Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
Owner/operator:..m m.e. Maritima Emiliana SpA, 600rev/min and driving a CP propeller by way of a Designer/manufacturer ...............................................Lips
Italy vertically offset reduction gearbox which also connects Number ............................................................................1
Designer: .........IINEC GmbH (International Naval with a 1200kW shaft-driven alternator. With the main Pitch................................................................Controllable
Architecture, Engineering & Consulting), engine de-clutched, this unit can serve as an auxiliary Diameter ..............................................................5800mm
Germany motor for emergency propulsion in accordance with Speed...............................................................105rev/min
Special adaptations.................Wake adapted, high skew
Model test establishment used: ................H HSVA, RINa notation AVM-APS, and produce a speed of
Main-engine driven alternator
Germany 7knots. Service speed at 85% MCR, allowing 15% sea Number ............................................................................1
Flag: ..............................................................IItaly margin, is 15.80knots. Three 1000kW diesel-driven Make/type ..............................................ABB/AMG 500S6
Total number of sister alternator sets are fitted, and two 600kW bow thrusters Diesel-driven alternators
ships already completed: ..............................N Nil and a semi-balanced rudder benefit manoeuvrability. Number ............................................................................3
Total number of sister Provision has been made for the future fitting of an Engine make/type ..............................Yanmar/8N21AL-SV
ships still on order:.........................................N Nil SCR emissions converter with a urea plant in the funnel. Output/speed..................................................3 x 1060kW
Alternator make/type .............Hyundai HFJ6 566-84E-OY

K IEL-based consultancy INEC's cooperation with


Chinese shipyards stretches back over a decade,
and has included not only basic and conceptual design
TECHNICAL PARTICULARS
Length, oa .................................................................162.00m
Output/speed...............................3 x 1000kW/900rev/min
Boilers
Number................2 x thermal oil heater; 1 x exhaust gas
Make................................................Aalborg
work, but overseeing the construction of new ships. Length, bp.................................................................154.37m
Output........................................2 x 4650kW; 1 x 1045kW
Breadth, moulded .......................................................26.00m
Last year, in association with trading house SUMEC, its Depth, moulded ..........................................................13.09m Mooring equipment
responsibilities included Bianca Amoretti, a 29,950dwt Width of double skin Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
product tanker built at the Chengzi Shipyard for side ..........................................................................1.70m 4 x mooring winch
Amoretti (Significant Ships of 2003), and follow on now bottom ......................................................................1.74m Make/type.........................Kocks/high-pressure hydraulic
with a smaller sister, Angelina Amoretti. Built to comply Draught Cargo tanks
with specified parameters for overall length, minimum design ......................................................................8.20m Number.....................................................14 cargo/2 slop
deadweight and speed, the result is a design with an scantling ..................................................................9.50m Grades of cargo carried .....................................................14
Deadweight design ................................................18,850dwt Product range ......Oil products and IMO II and III chemicals
unusual L/B ratio and a high block coefficient. scantling............................................................23,740dwt Tank coating ...................................................Phenolic epoxy
Hull form has been optimised by CFD calculations, and Speed, service, 85% MCR, 15% sea margin .......15.80knots Piping ..........................................AISI 316L with 2.7% Mo
model tests for low fuel consumption, good seakeeping, Cargo capacity Cargo pumps
minimum vibrations and manoeuvrability were carried liquid volume ......................................................27,272m3 Number/type.............................................14 +2 deepwell
out. As well as meeting statutory and classification Bunkers Type...............14 x DW 150/200-4-k; 2 x DW 100/100-4-k
regulations, the new design complies with ExxonMobil heavy oil...................................................................730m3
Make ........................................................Hamworthy KSE
diesel oil...................................................................240m3
requirements, such as the fitting of suitable mooring Water ballast.............................................................10,350m3
Material.......................................AISI 316L stainless steel
arrangements and an ability to put 12 mooring lines Percentage of segregated ballast .................................100% Capacity ..................................14 x 300m3/h; 2 x 100m3/h
ashore. Emergency towage facilities are provided Fuel consumption Cargo control system..........................................Rizzi Valvole
forward and aft, and a 2000kN strong point is fitted main engine only .........................................41tonnes/day Ballast control system................................................Danfoss
forward. auxiliaries (unloading)..................................10tonnes/day Complement ..................................8 officers; 4 POs; 12 crew
In a change from Bianca Amoretti, cargo is handled by Classification ...........Registro Italiano Navale (RINa), C + Oil Bow thrusters
Tanker, Chemical Tanker, ESP, Make .....................................................................Wrtsil
a Hamworthy deepwell pump in each tank. Like the Unrestricted Navigation, +STAR Number ............................................................................2
piping installation, these are of stainless steel. A new Hull, +STAR MACH, +AUT-UMS, +AUT-PORT, Output ...............................................................2 x 600kW
system of 'super' stripping, which leaves virtually no +AUT-IMS, CLEAN SEA, CLEAN AIR, COVENT, Fire detection system
residuals, has been included, and particular attention INWATERSURVEY, MANOVR, MONSHAFT, +SYS, Make...........................................................Heien-Larssen
paid to tank cleaning, with permanent tank-washing CARGO CONTROL, VCS, +AVM-APS Type .......................................................................ANX 95
machines fitted. Percentage of high-tensile steel Fire extinguishing system
used in construction ......................................................30%
Remote level, temperature, and pressure monitoring Main engine
Cargo deck/engineroom ..................Greathorse Seaspan
and control of each tank is carried out by Saab Design...................................................................Wrtsil
Waste disposal plant
equipment which is linked to a Kongsberg/Norcontrol Incinerator
Model ....................................................................12V38B
Make ...............................................................Teamtec
integrated automation system, and operated from Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil
Sewage plant
workstations on the bridge, and in the cargo and engine Number ............................................................................1
Type of fuel used ............................................HFP 380cSt Make ....................................................................Jowa
control rooms. High-quality monitoring equipment Output ................................................8700kW/600rev/min Contract date .........................................................................-
serves the double-hull space and oil tanks, and fresh and Gearbox Launch/float-out date .............................................................-
dry-air ventilation lines are installed on deck, complete Make .....................................................................Wrtsil Delivery date ..........................................................................-

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AZZURA: new F-class bulker series


from IHI
Shipbuilder: .......................IIHI Marine United Inc standard designs, cargo handling equipment is provided, Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
(Yokohama yard), Japan in this case 4 x 30tonnes swl Tsuji hydraulic deck cranes, Diameter ..............................................................5580mm
located between hold numbers 1/2; 2/3; 3/4; and 4/5 . Speed...............................................................118rev/min
Vessel's name:..........................................Azzura Diesel-driven alternators
Hull No: ..................................................... 3195 They are capable of operating with grabs and are
Number ............................................................................3
Owner/operator: ...............C Cello Inc/AM Nomikos erected on high pedestals to facilitate carriage of deck Engine make/type ....................STX-MAN B&W 5L23/30H
cargoes. Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
Transworld Maritime SA, Greece The main engine is of Sulzer 6RTA48T-B design, Output/speed.................................3 x 570kW/720rev/min
Designer:...............IIHI Marine United Inc, Japan built by IHI subsidiary Diesel United Ltd, and Alternator make/type ............................Nishishiba/NTAKL
Hong Kong
Flag: ..................................................H developing 8100kW at 124rev/min MCR. At 85% of Output/speed.................................3 x 520kW/720rev/min
Total number of sister that output, the available power of Boiler
ships already completed:..............................N Nil 6885kW/118rev/min, drives the ship at 14.70knots by Number ............................................................................1
Total number of sister means of a Nakashima propeller, aided by a Low Type......................................GK-2228-1500/1200 vertical
ships still on order: ..........................................77 Viscous Fin developed by IHI and claimed to produce watertube composite
energy savings between 2% and 3%. Electrical power Make .........................................................................Miura
comes from three STX-MAN B&W/Nishishiba diesel- Output ....Oil fired, 1.5tonnes/h: exhaust gas, 1.2onnes/h
alternator sets, each of 520kW rating, and steam is Cargo cranes

I T is hard to believe that it is amost 40 years since


Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries (now IHI
Marine United), in collaboration with the Canadian-
raised in a Miura composite boiler. Number ............................................................................4
Make ...........................................................................Tsuji
Type ................................................................HDHS 3026
based consultancy G T R Campbell, first introduced Performance..............................hook: 30tonnes/21m/min;
TECHNICAL PARTICULARS grab: 24tonnes/21m/min
the innovative Freedom Liberty-Ship Replacement Length, oa .................................................................189.96m Mooring equipment
design to the shipping world. The huge success of that Length, bp.................................................................181.00m Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
15,000dwt cargo vessel provided a platform from Breadth, moulded .......................................................32.20m 2 x mooring winch
which IHI/Campbell went on to develop a range of F- Depth, moulded to upper deck ..................................17.30m Type .......................................................Electric-hydraulic
class standard designs: Fortune, Friendship, Freedom Draught Make..............................................................................IHI
design ....................................................................10.70m
Mk II, and ultimately the Future series of bulk carrier, scantling ................................................................12.29m
Hatch covers
designated with the appendage -32, -42, and -48, to Make ...............................................Tsuji Heavy Industries
Gross.........................................................................29,407gt Type .............................End-folding, hydraulic, four-panel
denote their nominal deadweight capacity. Close to 100 Displacement ....................................................60,902tonnes Complement
Futures have now been built or are on order, with Lightweight ...........................................................8912tonnes Officers...........................................................................10
Azzura continuing the sequence as the prototype of a Deadweight Crew...............................................................................15
series of Future-52 (52,000dwt) bulk carriers which scantling............................................................52,050dwt Bridge control system
follow in the tradition of easy operation and Speed, service, at 85% MCR................................14.70knots Make .....................................................................NABCO
Cargo capacity
maintenance which has characterised the earlier grain ...................................................................65,181m3
Type .........................................................................M-800
designs. One man operation ......................................................Yes
bale .....................................................................62,555m3 Fire detection system
Over the years, an overall length of just less than Bunkers Make..............................................................Nohmi Bosai
190m has become an important benchmark for heavy oil.................................................................1977m3 Type............................................................FAC 511B-25L
Handymax bulk carriers, and the Future-52 conforms diesel oil...................................................................225m3 Fire extingishing systems
with that restriction, and to the Panamax 32.20m beam Water ballast.............................................................29,026m3 Cargo holds/engineroom .........................................Unitor
dimension. The hull is single-skinned with top and Fuel consumption Radars
bottom wing tanks, the latter being common with side main engine only ....................................27.60tonnes/day Number ............................................................................2
double-bottom tanks formed from a space divided into auxiliaries ..................................................1.70tonnes/day Make .......................................................................Furuno
Classification........................Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (Class NK),
port, starboard and centre compartments. The single NS Bulk Carrier, PS, MNS*, MO
Models.........................FAR-2825-24AF/FAR-2835S-36AF
deck is flat from aft to the No1/2 hold division, but Percentage of high-tensile steel
Integrated bridge system ...................................................No
features a substantial straight-line sheer forward from Waste disposal plant
used in construction ......................................................60% Incinerator
here, affording protection in lieu of a forecastle. The Main engine Make....................................................................Miura
rising deck line over No 1 hold has resulted in No 1 Design......................................................................Sulzer Model ...........................................................BGW-30N
hatch being at a higher level than those serving other Model ...............................................................6RTA48T-B Waste shredder/crusher
holds. Manufacturer .......................Diesel United Ltd Make ....................................................Ushio Reinetsu
Five cargo holds are arranged, closed by Tsuji Number ....................................1
Sewage plant
weathertight folding hatch covers, and suitable for the Type of fuel...................................................Heavy fuel oil
Output ................................................8100kW/124rev/min Make............................................................Taiko Kikai
carriage of a wide range of cargoes with steel coils and Propeller Model................................................................STB-25
long products readily accommodated. Grain cargoes Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Contract date ..................................................25 March 2003
can be loaded with untrimmed ends due to the inclusion Designer/manufacturer ......IHI Marine United/Nakashima Launch/float-out date ........................................22 April 2004
of the top and bottom wing tanks. As with most IHI Number ............................................................................1 Delivery date .....................................................30 June 2004

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BALTICBORG: 'green' sto-ro paper and


container carrier
Shipbuilder:......................V Volharding Shipyards, designed to run on low sulphur fuel (<1%) and has Number ............................................................................1
The Netherlands (hull from Daewoo NOx emissions reduced to <2g/kWh by Munters Output speed ...................................................141rev/min
selective catalytic reduction (SCR) gas treatment Propeller
Mangalia, Romania) Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
Vessel's name: ....................................Balticborg equipment. Designer/manufacturer .......................Wrtsil Propulsion
The machinery space is served by twin 'funnels' built Number ............................................................................1
528
Hull number: ..................................................5 into the structure each side of the upper deck. The Pitch................................................................Controllable
Owner/operator: ................W Wagenborg Shipping starboard arrangement is an aesthetic feature only, with Diameter ..............................................................5000mm
(Royal Wagenborg), engine exhausts discharging to port. Connecting the Speed...............................................................141rev/min
The Netherlands two funnels above the upper deck, is a transverse, two- Special adaptations..........................................High skew
Designers: ....V Volharding/Wagenborg/Conoship, part, 550tonne ballast tank, the main component of a Main engine-driven alternator
Flume passive anti-roll system, designed to reduce high Number ............................................................................1
The Netherlands Make/type ................................A Van Kaick/OSG 86M1-4
Model test establishment used: ................S SSPA, GM values apparent under certain loading/discharging; Output/speed............................755kW/1000-1500rev/min
Sweden partial load, and ballast conditions. Diesel-driven alternators
Balticborg is believed to be one of the first vessels Number ............................................................................3
The Netherlands
Flag: ..........................................T awarded the BV 'Clean Sea' and 'Clean Air' notations, Engine make/type...............................MAN/D2842 LE301
Total number of sister and her design was subjected to an Environmental Type of fuel ................................................................MDO
ships already completed: ...........................N Nil Effect Analysis by Wagenborg. In addition to the Alternator make/type .......................Stamford/HCM 634G
Total number of sister machinery benefits noted above, sludge collection and Output/speed...............................3 x 532kW/1500rev/min
1
ships still on order: ........................................1 separation has been addressed; potentially polluted, on- Exhaust gas scrubbing equipment
deck sea and rain water is collected in a zero dumping Manufacturer.........................................................Munters
Type ............................................................................SCR
tank and filtered before overboard discharge, and a On main engine?..........................................................Yes
Hamworthy biological vacuum sewage plant complies
S PECIAL requirements for the carriage of paper and
forest products cargoes have introduced numerous
innovative ship designs over recent years, with many
with BV and Canadian Lakes requirements.
Occupational health issues have been considered in
Boiler
Number ............................................................................1
Make .....................................................................Aalborg
featured in our Significant Ships reviews. Balticborg, and the accommodation design; pollution problems Output ...................................................................1000kW
sister Bothniaborg, represent two of the latest examples resulting from volatile organic compound (VOC) Mooring equipment
of this type. They have been introduced into the emissions from paint have been reduced and only Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
solvent-free and water-based coatings used where 4 x mooring winch
European distribution network of Swedish packaging Make ...................................................................Brusselle
manufacturer Kappa Kraftliner, on charter from Dutch possible. The cathodic protection systems employ Type........................................................Electric/hydraulic
shipping and logistics group Wagenborg. With one end cadmium-free aluminium anodes, and the electric cables Lifesaving equipment
of this operation fixed on Baltic and northern Gulf of do not contain halon. Number.........................................2 x 30-person lifeboats
Bothnia loading ports, the design necessarily includes Make.....................................................................Hatecke
Containers
strengthening to ice class 1A (Swedish/Finnish rules),
and insulation of relevant parts ofo the ship against TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Total ......................................................................180TEU
Length, oa .................................................................153.05m Doors/ramps
ambient temperatures of around -35 C. Length, bp.................................................................144.20m Number ..............................................1 x stern door/ramp
Like other Dutch yards, Volharding today finds it Breadth, moulded .......................................................21.60m 1 x fixed ramp to upper deck
advantageous to subcontract construction of many of Depth, moulded 1 x fixed ramp to tanktop
its hulls to overseas yards, and that of Balticborg to main deck ............................................................8.40m 1 x internal ramp cover
originated in the Mangalia, Romania, shipyard of to upper deck ........................................................15.20m Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
Daewoo. It is laid out with tanktop, main and upper Width of double skin Designer ..........................................................TTS Marine
side ..........................................................................3.40m Ballast control system
decks, and a double-skin side and bottom structure bottom ......................................................................2.70m Make .............................................Bjrge Steinco Moland
containing water ballast and fuel tanks, together Draught Complement
forming two box-shaped, 'tweendeck cargo spaces design/scantling ......................................................7.10m Officers.............................................................................6
(holds) extending over most of the vessel's length and Gross .......................................................................12,460gt Crew.................................................................................6
equipped with mechanical ventilation and Displacement ....................................................16,080tonnes Supernumaries/spare ......................................................1
dehumidifying systems. Lightweight ...........................................................5826tonnes Suez/repair crew..............................................................1
Cargo loading is by way of a 16m long by 17.3m wide, Deadweight, design ...............................................10,254dwt Special rudder .................................Benes Vaca Profile 20m2
Block coefficient.............................................................0.719 Bow thrusters
single-section stern door/ramp at main deck level. Speed, service at 90% MCR; Number ............................................................................2
Entry through the starboard side of the stern opening 20% sea margin ..................................................16.50knots Manufacturer.......................................Wrtsil Propulsion
serves the main deck, and also gives direct access to an Cargo capacity (bale) Output ...............................................................2 x 500kW
internal fixed ramp connecting with the upper (weather) upper hold ..........................................................13,095m3 Stern thruster
deck. From the port side of the stern opening, another lower hold ..............................................................6178m3 Number ............................................................................1
fixed ramp takes traffic down to the lower hold Bunkers Manufacturer.......................................Wrtsil Propulsion
heavy oil...................................................................638m3
(tanktop), closed at main deck level by a side-hinged, diesel oil...................................................................127m3
Output ...............................................................1 x 500kW
hydraulically operated watertight and gastight cover. Water ballast (including Flume tank) ..........................7824m3
Bridge control system
Cargo is loaded in paper reel and pulp-package form, Make........................................................SAM Electronics
Fuel consumption (main engine only) .........19.50tonnes/day Type ..................................Nacos 35-4, integrated bridge
using forklift trucks of 15.8tonne axle loading, Mafi Classification................Bureau Veritas +1 3/3 E Unrestricted One-man operation? ....................................................Yes
trailers of 32tonnes, or road trailers of 20tonnes load. Navigation, Ro-Ro Cargo Ship, + Mach, Fire detection system
Uniformly distributed deck loadings are 2.5tonnes/m2 + Hull, CNC-1, Aut-UMS, IWS, PFA, Make...........................................................................Tyco
on the weather deck and 5tonnes/m2 elsewhere. Clean Sea 7, +Clean Air, +Veristar Hull, Type ......................................................................T7000/7
Ice Class 1A (Swedish/Finnish rules) Fire extinguishing systems
Container capacity on the open weather deck is Percentage of high-tensile Areas.............................................Holds and engineroom
180TEU. steel used in construction .............................................40% Type ...................................................................Fixed CO2
A three-tier deckhouse is arranged right forward, Heel control system...............................Framo heeling pump Make ...........................................................................Ajax
housing a complement of 14, topped by a navigating Roll-stabilising equipment .....................................Flume tank Radars
bridge and merged at the house front with a whaleback Main engine Number ............................................................................3
shelter over the mooring deck. The engineroom is Design...................................................................Wrtsil Make ..........................................................................Atlas
Model .........................................................................9L46 Models .............................................................1006 ARPA
located aft and contains the Wrtsil 9L46 main engine. Waste disposal plant
Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil
This develops 9450kW MCR at 500rev/min and drives Number ............................................................................1
Incinerator fitted ...........................................................Yes
a CP propeller at 141rev/min through a Flender Type of fuel used............................HFO380 (low sulphur)
Sewage plant
gearbox, from which a power take-off serves a 755kW Make ..........................................................Hamworthy
Output ................................................9450kW/500rev/min Model ...................................................................ST2A
alternator, and there are three 532kW diesel-driven sets. Gearbox Contract date ................................................December 2001
A computerised Wrtsil Engine Control system Make ......................................................................Flender Launch/float-out date ...................................September 2003
(WECS) monitors and controls the installation which is Model.................................................Navilus GUCP 1180 Delivery date .......................................................9 June 2004

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BIRKA PARADISE: offering Caribbean


cruises in the Baltic!
Aker Finnyards Oy
Shipbuilder:............................A and vibration limits, have also been followed. Propellers
(Rauma yard), Finland Birka Paradise is fitted with four Wrtsil 6L46 main Material .......................................................Stainless steel
Vessel's name: .............................Birka Paradise engines, each developing 5850kW at 500rev/min. These Designer/manufacturer ...........Kamewa (Rolls-Royce Ab)
are arranged in port and starboard pairs, each split fore Number ............................................................................2
Hull number:.......4 442 and aft between two enginerooms. The foremost pair is Pitch................................................................Controllable
Owner/operator: .....B Birka Line Ab/Birka Cruises, inboard of the aftermost, and the respective shaft lines, Diameter ..............................................................4600mm
Finland P&S, connect in twin-input/single-output gearboxes to Speed...............................................................153rev/min
Flag:...F Finland drive the two CP propellers. Electrical power comes Diesel-driven alternators
Total number of sister from four Wrtsil/Leroy-Somer 3312kVA alternators - Number ............................................................................4
ships already completed:..............................N Nil three fitted in the forward engineroom and one in the Engine make/type ........................................Wrtsil/6L32
aft compartment. Output/speed...............................4 x 2760kW/750rev/min
Total number of sister Various Rolls-Royce subsidiaries have supplied items Alternator make/type .............................Leroy Somer/LSA
Nil
ships still on order: ........................................N of machinery: notably Kamewa propellers, Kamewa- Output/speed..............................4 x 3312kVA/750rev/min
Ulstein bow and stern thrusters, Rolls-Royce Marine Boilers
steering gears, and Rauma Brattvaag deck machinery. Number/type ....................................................2 x oil fired

A LTHOUGH Birka Paradise has entered service


primarily as consort to the 1986-built Birka Princess,
as a passenger-only ferry operating between Stockholm
Passenger comfort is enhanced by a pair of B+V
Industrietechnik stabilisers, and two pairs of heel
control tanks are provided. Passenger movement
Make/output ....................................Aalborg/2 x 6000kg/h
Mooring equipment
Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
and Mariehamn in high season, and on other Baltic between decks within the ship features six MacGregor 4 x mooring winch
routes in the winter, she does subscribe to being more 15-person lifts, and lifesaving equipment includes four Make .........................Rauma-Brattvaag (Rolls-Royce Ab)
than just another 'cross-channel' link available to the Viking MES stations with chutes and liferafts for 1400 Type........................................................................electric

increasing number of passengers travelling on one of persons. Other inflatable rafts cater for 500 persons, Lifesaving equipment
and four partially enclosed 150-person lifeboats, Number ...............................4 x MES stations with chutes
Europe's busiest ferry-routes each year, by offering a supported by two fast rescue craft, are carried. Make.........................................................................Viking
taste of more exotic locations. The nickname 'Floating Number of lifeboats....................4 x 150-person lifeboats
Caribbean' has already been given to this fully cruise- 2 x fast rescue craft
orientated vessel on account of an unusual design TECHNICAL PARTICULARS
Make...........................................................Schat-Harding
concept, which is centred on the simple fact that if a Length, oa .................................................................177.00m
Lifts
sea voyage in the Baltic winter climate does not readily Length, bp.................................................................154.80m
Number ................6 x 15-passenger; 4 x 1600kg service
offer the same attractions as a dream cruise in the Breadth, moulded .......................................................28.00m Make................................................................MacGregor
Caribbean, then let the ship create the illusion! Depth, moulded Complement
Accommodation is provided in 734 cabins and suites to main deck (No 3).................................................9.40m Officers...........................................................................21
for 1800 passengers on five of the total 11 decks, and to upper deck (No 6) .............................................18.60m Crew.............................................................................160
for them, the fantasy of a holiday in sunnier climes Draught Passengers.....................................1800
begins with an introduction to the facilities provided for design ......................................................................6.50m Cabins
Passengers.......................................734
their well-being, such as a variety of public rooms, all scantling ..................................................................6.60m
Gross .......................................................................34,728gt Crew .......................................................................181
exhibiting that much-sought-after exotic atmosphere,
Deadweight Bow thrusters
and named accordingly: the Havana Cigar Club, Caf
design ..................................................................3320dwt Number ............................................................................2
Brazil, and Club Copacabana. The tropical flavour Speed, service.......................................................21.00knots Manufacturer ....................Kamewa-Ulstein (Rolls-Royce)
extends to the nine restaurants, numerous bars and two Bunkers Output .............................................................2 x 1500kW
night clubs - one of which features the largest dance heavy oil.................................................................1200m3 Stern thruster
floor on the Baltic, swimming pool and spa. diesel oil...................................................................145m3 Number ............................................................................1
Conference facilities and an extensive duty-free Water ballast................................................................1200m3 Manufacturer ....................Kamewa-Ulstein (Rolls-Royce)
shopping areas are also available; however, what really ballast/grey water ....................................................601m3 Output ...................................................................1000kW
brings the Caribbean to the Gulf of Finland is 'Paradise Classification ..................................Det Norske Veritas +1A1, Integrated bridge system
Beach,' an area on deck 10 where the tropical island Passenger Ship, Ice Make ..........................................................................Atlas
environment has been re-created by enclosing the Sun 1A*, Finnish Ice Class 1A Super, COMF-V(2), Model ............................................................NACOS 35-4
Deck under a retractable glass roof and, in winter, using Clean Design, RP, EO. PMS, TMON One man operation ......................................................Yes
an 'artificial sun' to reproduce better-than-natural Heel control system...........................2 pairs of heeling tanks Fire detection system ............................Consilium Marine Ab
conditions by introducing the warmth, but with 90% Roll-stabilisation equipment Fire extinguishing system
UV radiation removed first. In summer, the home Type ..............................................One pair of folding fins Engineroom ....................CO2/ extended local fog system
climate provides its own attractions, and the roof is Make ................................................B+V Industrietechnik Make.............................................................Unitor/Marioff
opened to admit the Baltic sun. Main engines Cabins/public spaces..............................Water/sprinklers
Birka is noted for an environmentally-friendly Design...................................................................Wrtsil Make ..............................................Aker Finnyards/Marioff
Model.......................................................................6L46B Radars
approach to its operations, and this is evidenced in Make ..................................................................STN/Atlas
aspects of the basic design, such as the specifying of Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil
Number ............................................................................4 Number/type ...........2 x ARPA S-band; 1 x ARPA X-band
exhaust-gas catalysers, closed sewage plants and atoxic o Waste disposal plant
Type of fuel............................................HFO 380cSt/50 C
bottom painting. The hull form has been developed Output ..........................................4 x 5850kW/500rev/min Make...................................................................Deerberg
with special attention to wave formation and bottom Gearboxes Types .............1 x compactor; 2 x shredders; 1 x crusher
suction in order to reduce damage around the sensitive Make ..........................................................................Renk Contract date ...........................................19 November 2002
Baltic coastline, and DNV's Clean Design and Comfort Number ............................................................................2 Launch/float-out date ........................................16 April 2004
Class rules, defining environmental solutions and noise Output speed ...................................................153rev/min Delivery date .................................................November 2004

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BOA DEEP C: support vessel for subsea


operations
Shipbuilder:............F Factorias Vulcano SS, Spain bollard pull, this output can be boosted by 3000kW on Make/type....................................Scana Volda ACG 1080
Vessel's name:.................................Boa Deep C each shaft, derived from a pair of alternators/electric Number ............................................................................2
motors using combined PTI/PTOs on the gearboxes. Output speed (to propellers) ...........................140rev/min
Hull number: ..................................................4 485 Propellers
Owner/operator: .........B Boa Offshore AS, Norway For DP operations, additional electrical demand is Material ......................................copper-nickel-aluminium
Designer: ......................V Vik-Sandvik AS, Norway satisfied from four auxiliary gensets. A harbour set and Manufacturer .................................................Scana Volda
Spain
Flag: ...........................................................S an emergency set are also installed, with the complete Number ............................................................................2
installation using Siemens electrics fitted with Pitch................................................................Controllable
Total number of sister Caterpillar prime movers from the 3600 series. Diameter ..............................................................4400mm
ships already completed:..............................N Nil The requirements of the Kongsberg Class 3 dynamic Speed...............................................................140rev/min
Total number of sister positioning system are met from two tunnel-type Special adaptions.................................................Nozzled
ships still on order: ..........................................1 1 thrusters at each end of the vessel, and additionally, an Generating sets
azimuthing unit forward - all supplied by Brunvoll and Auxiliary sets (A)
with CP operation. Three are also arranged with Engine make/type...............................Caterpillar/3608
Number.......................................................................2

A FTER some years of specialisation with chemical


tankers, Factorias Vulcano saw an opportunity to
move into the offshore market which was rewarded by
controllable speed. Other features of the design include
an anti-heel system, Hoppe active roll-reduction tanks, a
helideck suitable for a Puma helicopter, cable storage
Alternator make ..............................................Siemens
Output ......................................................2 x 2760kVA
Auxiliary sets (B)
a contract for two specialist support vessels, designed drums, and fresh water, and oil storage tanks. Two Engine make/type...............................Caterpillar/3606
remote-controlled vehicles (RCV) are carried, and a
mainly for operations in the subsea market, tackling stowage hangar is provided. The accommodation block
Number.......................................................................2
mooring systems, pipeline repairs, template and anchor Alternator make ..............................................Siemens
is arranged for a normal crew of 50, and an additional Output ......................................................2 x 2020kVA
installations worldwide, where particular benefit is 50 special personnel, housed in a total of 90 cabins. Harbour set
derived from the vessel's ability to work at previously Facilities available include a full suite of office and Engine make/type...............................Caterpillar/3508
inaccessible sea depths of up to 2000m. Boa Deep C was conference rooms, a sauna, and a gymnasium. Number.......................................................................1
designed by Norwegian consultant Vik-Sandvik and is Alternator make ..............................................Siemens
of this consultancy's standard VS4201 OCV type. She Output ........................................................1 x 894kVA
is thus laid out with a heavily built-up superstructure TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Emergency set
forward, extending over half the vessel's length, and a Engine make/type...............................Caterpillar/3306
Length, oa .................................................................119.30m
Number.......................................................................1
working deck aft. The main machinery is installed Length, bp.................................................................102.00m
Alternator make ..............................................Siemens
around midships in two separate enginerooms to allow Breadth, moulded .......................................................27.00m
Output ........................................................1 x 213kVA
total redundancy for the AUTRO notation, and there is Depth, moulded ..........................................................11.60m
Bow thrusters
Gross .......................................................................12,741gt
a cargo hold further aft. Draught, design ............................................................8.80m
Make .....................................................................Brunvoll
The deck area measures 1150m2, and has a load Displacement ....................................................17,985tonnes
Number .........................................2 x tunnel; 1 x azimuth
capacity of 15tonnes/m2. It is served by two offshore Lightweight ...........................................................9493tonnes
Output.........................................2 x 1425kW/1 x 1200kW
cranes (1 x 250tonnes; 1 x 30tonnes) both of which are Deadweight, design ..................................................8492dwt
Stern thrusters
heave-compensated, and 2 x 15tonne; 1 x 8.4tonne and Speed,
Make .....................................................................Brunvoll
1 x 6.3tonne marine cranes. A deepwater Number ..............................................................2 x tunnel
service, 80% MCR ...........................................13.00knots
Output .............................................................2 x 1425kW
towing/anchor handling winch with a 500tonne line maximum..........................................................17.60knots
Offshore cranes
pull is provided, whilst the stern roller has a downward Range .......................................................9500nautical miles
Make .....................................................................Hydralift
pull of 750tonnes and a bollard-pull rating of Fuel consumption............................................130tonnes/day
Number....................................1 x 250tonne; 1 x 30tonne
260tonnes. The mooring and anchoring equipment Classification ....................................Det Norske Veritas +A1,
Marine cranes
includes two mooring winch/windlasses forward and Ice C, E0, Tug Supply
Make.................................................2 x TTS/2 x Palfinger
two capstans aft, with various tugger winches, guide Vessel, SF, HELDK, Dynpos, AUTRO, Number.................2 x 15tonne/1 x 8.4tonne/1 x 6.3tonne
winches and powered guide pins also installed. A 7.2m2 CLEAN. Comfort Class rating 3, Mooring/anchoring equipment
moonpool is another feature of the design. register notations dk(+), hl (p), T-MON Number/type ........................2 x mooring winch/windlass;
Boa Deep C can operate in three different propulsion Main engines/alternators 1 x guide winch; 2 x capstan
Engine make/type.............................Caterpillar 3616-V16
modes: using a diesel-mechanical combination for Number ............................................................................2
Make ...............................................................Rolls-Royce
normal steaming; diesel-mechanical with electric Anchor handling and towing
Output .............................................................2 x 6000kW Number/type.........1 x 500tonne towing/anchor handling;
booster for maximum bollard pull; and diesel-electric Alternators/booster motors 4 x tugger winches
for dynamic-positioning. For the first option, two Make/type ..........................................................Siemens/- Make .......................................Rauma Brattvaag
Caterpillar 3616-V16 units, each developing 6000kW, Output .......................................2 x 3000kW Contract date ...............December 2000
drive the main shafts and two CP propellers working in Gearboxes Launch/float-out date .............................................................-
nozzles, through Scana Volda gearboxes. For maximum (fitted with PTI/PTO connection to alternators) Delivery date .................................................December 2003

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Cargo capacity
liquid volume ......................................................53,880m3
Bunkers
heavy oil.................................................................1370m3
diesel oil...................................................................180m3
Water ballast.............................................................24,340m3
Fuel consumption
main engine only ....................................36.50tonnes/day
auxiliaries ..................................................2.40tonnes/day
Classification .............................Lloyd's Register of Shipping
+100A1, Double Hull
Oil and Chemical Tanker,
Ship Type 3 in Association
with a List of Defined Cargoes, ESP.
Descriptive note: ShipRight (SCM), ETA
Percentage of high-tensile steel
used in construction..........................................approx 28%
Main engine
Design ..............................................................MAN B&W
Model ...............................................................6S50MC-C
Manufacturer............................Hyundai Heavy Industries
Number ............................................................................1
Type of fuel used........................................................HFO
Output ................................................9480kW/127rev/min
Propeller
Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
Designer/manufacturer ..............................HMRI/Hyundai
Heavy Industries
Number ............................................................................1
Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Diameter ..............................................................5800mm
Speed...............................................................127rev/min
Diesel-driven alternators
Number ............................................................................3
Engine make/type ....................Hyundai Heavy Industries
HiMSEN/H21/32

BRITISH LIBERTY: Hyundai Type of fuel used........................................................HFO


Output ............................................3 x 780kW/720rev/min
Alternator make/type...............Hyundai Heavy Industries/
HFC6-506-10D

Mipo product tanker for BP Output ............................................3 x 740kW/720rev/min


Exhaust gas scrubbing equipment
Manufacturer...............................................................Smit
Boiler
Shipbuilder: .....H Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co Ltd, divided at the centreline by a duct keel to form six pairs Number ............................................................................1
Korea of 'L-shaped' tanks designated for water ballast Type.......................................................................Oil fired
Vessel's name:...............................British Liberty purposes. Make ...................................................................KangRim
Hull number .................................................0 0222 The cargo space subdivision into 12 tanks is made by Output ....................................20,000kg/h
Owner/operator: .......................B British Petroleum means of a series of transverse bulkheads, and a Mooring equipment
Shipping Ltd, UK centreline structure, all of corrugated construction built Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
up on stools, and, with all other stiffening outside of 4 x mooring winch
Designer: ......................H Hyundai Mipo Dockyard the tanks, internal surfaces are plain and protected with Make ......................................................Hochang-Pusnes
Co Ltd, Korea an International epoxy coating compatible with the Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
Model test establishment used: .............H Hyundai cargoes carried and providing for easy maintenance. Lifesaving equipment
Maritime Research Institute Pipes and fittings are fabricated from high quality Number/type .....................1 x 34-person free-fall lifeboat
(HMRI), Korea SUS316L stainless steel, with AISI grade 316L material Make ....................................................................Fassmer
used in the manufacture of the 12 x 600m3/h Framo Cargo tanks
Flag: ...................................................IIsle of Man Number ................................12 cargo tanks; 2 slop tanks
Total number of sister hydraulically driven submerged cargo pumps, and 2 x
Grades of cargo .........IMO III; pollution category B, C, D
ships already completed:................................5 5 300m3/h similar pumps which serve the slop tanks. Coated tanks ..............................International pure epoxy
Total number of sister The superstructure aft stands six tiers high, including Stainless steel ......................pipes and fittings SUS 317L
wheelhouse, and accommodates a complement of 28, Cargo pumps
ships still on order: ..........................................3 3 plus six Suez/repair crew who occupy a dormitory in
(plus 3 modified design) Number .............................................12 plus 2 slop tanks
the lower level. The machinery casing is separated from Type ............................Frank Mohn hydraulic submerged
the accommodation block to reduce noise and Stainless steel ....................................................AISI 316L
vibration, but the two are linked by a gangway leading to Capacity ..................................12 x 600m3/h; 2 x 300m3/h

I T is no more than a decade since Hyundai Mipo


Dockyard (HMD) diversified from its shiprepair/
conversion base and became involved with
the free-fall lifeboat launching over the stern. Access to
the forecastle from aft is by means of a longitudinal
gangway.
Cargo/ballast control systems
Make.........................................................................Praxis
Type .........................................electric signal and control
newbuildings. In that time the company has The main engine is a six-cylinder unit from the MAN Complement
established a commendable reputation in the product B&W S50MC-C range, built by Hyundai Heavy Officers...........................................................................16
tanker market and currently, (late-2004), has a Industries and developing 9480kW at 127rev/min. This Crew...............................................................................12
remarkable order book encompassing more than 100 produces a service speed of 15.20knots when operating Suez/repair crew..............................................................6
vessels of this type, mainly split between circa at 90% MCR. As noted above, the last three vessels of Bridge control system
this BP series will be fitted with a 7-cylinder version of Make.........................................................................Praxis
46,000dwt and 35,000dwt/37,000dwt standard designs. Type...............................................................Mega-Guard
BP's 12-ship contract, placed in 2002, favoured vessels this engine rated at 11,060kW. Electrical power is
One-man operation .......................................................No
of the larger size, and is of particular interest because supplied by three 740kW Hyundai diesel-alternator sets
Fire detection system
of the owner's decision to modify the last three (driven by Hyundai's new HiMSEN21/32 engines), and Make ..................................................................Consilium
deliveries of the series by incorporating the steam is generated in a 20,000kg/h oil-fired boiler and a Type...............................................Analogue addressable
requirements of Class 1A ice strengthening, and fitting 900kg/h exhaust-gas economiser. Fire extinguishing system
a higher powered main engine - additional features Engineroom..............................................................CO2
reflecting British Petroleum's anticipation of increased Radars
Baltic trading in the wake of an extension of Russian TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Number ............................................................................2
Length, oa .................................................................183.22m Make .......................................................................Furuno
oil exports in the near future. Length, bp.................................................................174.00m
An earlier version of this standard design (Boraq) was Models ....................................................1 x FAR-2835SW
Breadth, moulded .......................................................32.20m S-band: 1 x FAR-2825W X-band
presented in Significant Ships of 2003, with the major Depth, moulded, to upper deck .................................18.80m Integrated bridge system ...................................................No
differences between that vessel and British Liberty being Width of double skin Waste disposal system
the fitting by BP of a forecastle to the basic single-deck side ..........................................................................2.00m Incinerator
configuration, and a requirement to have only 12 cargo bottom ......................................................................2.15m Make ..........................................................G & C Tech
tanks in place of Boraq's 20. Notably, these are specified Draught Model ...............................................................GC-501
for the carriage of IMO Type III chemicals instead of design ....................................................................11.00m
Waste compactor
the latter's suitability for Type II products. Two slop scantling ...................................12.20m
Make ........................................................Edco Marine
tanks are also provided at the aft end of the cargo Gross.........................................................................29,335gt
Model......................................................................523
space. Displacement ....................................................56,242tonnes
Sewage plant
HMD has constructed the design with scantlings Lightweight ...........................................................9439tonnes
Deadweight Make ............................................................JET Korea
consistent with the loading of cargoes of specific design ...............................................................40,580dwt Model .......................................................DVZ-SKA-20
gravity 1.025. The upper deck is cambered, and the scantling............................................................46,800dwt Contract date .............................................6 December 2002
double-hull features top and bottom wing tanks joined Block coefficient.............................................................0.801 Launch/float-out date ..............................16 September 2004
with side and bottom tanks. The ensuing space is Speed, service at 90% MCR.................................15.20knots Delivery date .................................................November 2004

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CAP DOUKATO: first product of


Warnemnde/Wismar merger
Shipbuilder: ......A Aker Ostsee (Aker Yards ASA), larger MAN B&W 7L70MC-C main engine of diesel oil...................................................................175m3
Germany 21,770kW output at 108rev/min, and the provision of a Water ballast................................................................9300m3
separate compartment housing four diesel-driven Classification .........................Germanischer Lloyd + 100 A5,
Vessel's name: ..............................Cap Doukato E, IW, NAV-O, BWM-S, BWM-F, SOLAS II-2,
(launched as Frisia Kiel) alternator sets with a combined output of 4895kW, but Reg: 19, Container Ship with
Hull number: .................................................1 100 designed to accept machines of up to circa 7000kW 'Environmental Passport', + MC E, AUT
Owner/operator:................H Hartmann Schiffahrts output to suit the needs of a higher reefer-container Heel control system .....................................................Hoppe
GmbH & Co KG, intake. Steam requirements are met from an Aalborg Main engine
Germany/Hamburg-Sd, Germany oil-fired/exhaust-gas composite boiler. Design ..............................................................MAN B&W
Designer ......................A Aker Ostsee, Germany Cap Doukato is a single-deck vessel with an extended Model................................................................7L70MC-C
Manufacturer.....................................................................-
Model test establishment used: ........................-- forecastle, through which access to the fore part of No Number ............................................................................1
Liberia
Flag:.........................................................L 1 hold is made, and a poop supporting a slim seven-tier Type of fuel used........................................................HFO
Total number of sister deckhouse. The hull is of double-skin format, divided Output .............................................21,770kW/108rev/min
ships already completed: ............................N Nil into five cargo holds closed by 10 MacGregor 'lift-away' Propeller
Total number of sister pontoon hatch covers of a partial box-girder Type.....................................................................5-bladed
ships still on order: ...............................1 11 plus construction, a system which offers advantages of Manufacturer ..........................Mecklenburger Metallguss
(for various owners) construction, maintenance, operation, and use of steel Number ............................................................................1
Pitch ..................................................................................-
materials. Ventilation apertures are arranged in the sides

N
Speed..............................................................108 rev/min
EGOTIATIONS begun some two years ago have of the covers which have stack loadings of Special adaptations .....................Schneekluth-type wake
resulted in two major Scandinavian industrial 55/75tonnes (TEU/FEU) at hatches 1 and 2, with equalising ducts
groups, Aker RGI and Kvaerner ASA, effecting a 70/100tonnes applying on the remainder. The upper Diesel-driven alternators
merger which has brought their respective shipbuilding deck above the engineroom can sustain 60/90tonnes Number ............................................................................4
interests together under the name Aker Yards AS. (TEU/FEU). Engine make/type............3 x MAN B&W Holeby 7L21/31
1 x MAN B&W Holeby 5L21/31
Based in Oslo, the new company is now regarded as the Holds 1 and 2 are equipped for the carriage of Type of fuel used ............................................................MDO
largest shipbuilding group in Europe, and the fifth dangerous cargoes, and connections are provided for Alternator make/type............................MAN B&W Holeby
worldwide, with sites in Norway, Finland, Germany, 300 reefer containers on deck and 100 in the holds. Cell Output (total)......................................4895kW/900rev/min
Romania, and Brazil, as well as interests in North guides in the holds are suitable for 40ft containers, and Boiler
America. Following that merger, it became evident that 45ft units can be loaded on the covers above one tier of Number/type ....................................................................1
TEU/FEU. Handling of cargo on the CS-2500 version Make .....................................................................Aalborg
combining the activities of two neighbouring German Output .......................................exhaust gas: 2.3tonnes/h
group-companies, Aker MTW Werft (in Wismar) and of this Baltic design is by means of three MacGregor oil fired: 1.8tonnes/h
Kvaerner Warnow Werft (in Rostock-Warnemnde), GL2, centreline-mounted, electric-hydraulic deck cranes Cargo cranes
would be advantageous, bringing two of the most of 45tonne/25m rating. The CS-2700 variant is gearless Number/type...........................................3 x 45tonne/25m
modern yards in Europe, together with an integrated and with the addition of a 14m hull section, TEU Type ........................................................Electro-hydraulic
production programme and a common design capacity is increased to 2732, against 2478 for its Make ............................................MacGregor (Hagglnd)
Mooring equipment
philosophy. Consequently, they are today operating consort. Number .................................2 x mooring winch windlass
under the trade-mark name of Aker Ostsee. A feature of these Aker Ostsee designs is their 5 x mooring winch
Cap Doukato is the first product of that merger and adoption of the ISPS safety code and the inclusion in Make .........................................................................Hatlapa
the lead ship of a new series of container ships the specification of measures to restrict access to Hatch covers
identified as the Baltic CS 2500 - a geared version, and defined sensitive areas of the ship. Security lighting Design .............................................................MacGregor
around the ships and the provision of alarms has also Type.....................................................Lift-away pontoons
the gearless Baltic CS 2700, with orders booked for the Containers
two types already totalling around 30. The new series been considered. Germanischer Lloyd environmental Lengths........................................................20ft; 40ft; 45ft
has evolved from two established products of the and ballast-water management requirements are also Cell guides ............................................................in holds
partners: Warnemnde's Warnow CV 2500 and the complied with. Total TEU capacity.....................................................2478
MTW 2500, a similar design developed at Wismar from on deck ................................................................1486
the Bremer Vulkan BV 2500 series. A feature of the in holds ...................................................................992
amalgamation has been the division of construction TECHNICAL PARTICULARS homogeneously loaded to 14tonnes ...................1900
Length, oa .................................................................207.40m Reefer plugs ................................................................400
work between the two yards, and currently the Length, bp.................................................................195.40m Tiers/rows (maximum)
technique adopted is to build the aft end of a vessel (up Breadth, moulded .......................................................29.80m on deck .................................................................6/12
to midships) in the building dock at Wismar, and the Depth, moulded, to upper deck .................................16.40m in holds ..................................................................6/10
fore end (and superstructures) at nearby Warnemnde. Draught Complement (total)..............................................................23
These are then transported to Wismar to be joined to design ....................................................................10.10m Bow thruster
the near-completed aft end. scantling ................................................................11.40m Number ............................................................................1
The Baltic CS 2500 is essentially a combination of the Gross.........................................................................25,406gt Manufacturer.........................................................Brunvoll
hull form of the MTW 2500 with the superstructure of Deadweight Output ...................................................................1100kW
design ...............................................................27,340dwt Bridge control system ......................................................STN
the CV 2500, with the addition of a completely new scantling............................................................33,847dwt Fire extinguishing systems ............................................Unitor
engineroom layout developed to suit the changes in Speed, service, at 90% MCR, 15% sea margin ...22.30knots Contract date .........................................................June 2003
machinery requirements since the original designs were Bunkers Launch/float-out date .............................................................-
introduced. Particularly this involves the fitting of the heavy fuel...............................................................2540m3 Delivery date .................................................12 August 2004

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CARIBBEAN PRINCESS: a larger 'Grand


Class' cruise liner
Shipbuilder: .F Fincantieri CNI (Monfalcone Yard), The larger units produce 14,000kW and the smaller Output..................................2 x 19,000kW/143rev.min
Italy 10,500kW, with part of the supply fed to two 19,000kW Propellers
Material ....................................................................Cunial
Vessel's name:.....................Caribbean Princess propulsion motors from the same supplier, positioned Designer/manufacturer...........Lips
Hull number: ................................................6 6067 in a compartment arranged between the two Number ............................................................................2
Owner/operator: ......P Princess Cruise Lines, USA enginerooms. The shaft lines from these pass through Pitch .................................................................................6
Designer:.............................F Fincantieri CNI, Italy the aft engineroom to drive twin FP propellers for a Diameter ..............................................................5600mm
Model test establishments used:..............V Vienna service speed of 22.48knots at 86% MCR. The
Speed...............................................................150rev/min
Model Basin, Austria/ MARIN, Boilers
shipbuilder's military division supplied six thrusters: Number ............................................................................2
The Netherlands
three at the bow of 2200kW each, and three aft of Type..................................................................Water tube
Bermuda
Flag: ......................................................B Make ..............................................................................Tei
Total number of sister 1750kW.
Ouput ...............................................................15tonnes/h
ships already completed:................................3 3 Lifesaving equipment
Total number of sister Number/type............................18 x 150-person lifeboats;
ships still on order: ..........................................3 3 TECHNICAL PARTICULARS 6 x 110/150-person tender/lifeboats;
Length, oa.....................................................approx 290.00m 2 x rescue boats; 36 x 35-person liferafts; 36 x liferafts
Length, bp.................................................................242.24m Make ............................................Fassmer/Norsafe/Viking
Breadth, moulded .......................................................36.00m Complement

O RDERED by P&O Princess Cruises, one of the


leading companies in the eleven-strong Carnival
Corporation cruising empire, Caribbean Princess is a
Depth, moulded
to deck 7................................................................20.55m
to upper deck ........................................................44.05m
Officers.........................................................................454
Crew.............................................................................751
Spare................................................................................3
development of her owner's 'Grand Class' series to bulkhead deck...................................................11.40m Single/other rooms..................................................12/620
introduced in 1998 with Grand Princess (Significant Ships Draught Passengers
of 1998 ), a vessel hailed on completion as the world's design .....................................................................8.05m Total ...........................................3598
largest cruise liner. The series continued with sisters scantling ..................................................................8.45m Number of cabins ......................................................1555
Golden and Star Princess, and although physically of Gross.......................................................................112,894gt Percentage outboard..................................................70%
Deadweight Bow thrusters
similar dimensions to those lead ships, this latest
design ..................................................................6865dwt Make .......................................Fincantieri Military Division
addition to the class ranks as a larger vessel, since scantling............................................................10,049dwt Number ............................................................................3
design revisions and innovative production Block coefficient ..................................................approx 0.70 Output .............................................................3 x 2200kW
technologies have enabled an additional passenger deck Speed service (86% MCR)....................................22.48knots Stern thrusters
to be added with a gain of 255 cabins and an increase Bunkers Make .......................................Fincantieri Military Division
in passenger complement of about 20%, to a total of heavy oil.................................................................3577m3 Number ............................................................................3
3598. diesel oil...................................................................268m3 Output .............................................................3 x 1720kW
A consequent increase in gross tonnage to 112,894gt Water ballast................................................................2338m3 Bridge control system
not only gives Caribbean Princess a prestigious move up grey water ..............................................................1531m3 Make........................................................SAM Electronics
the ladder of the largest cruise liners in service, but Fuel consumption............................................221tonnes/day Type .......................................................Atlas Nacos 65-4
marks it as the largest cruise liner yet built by Classification .............................Registro Italiano Navale and One man operation ...............................Only to qualify for
Fincantieri. Another significant change from Grand Lloyd's Register NAV (LR) notation
Princess is the use of 1100tonnes of light alloy in the Percentage of high-tensile Fire detection system
construction of the upper two tiers of the 17-deck high steel used in construction .............................................40% Make ..................................................................Consilium
hull: the consequent saving in weight not only effecting Percentage of aluminium Type.......................................................................NS/AC1
a proportionate reduction in draught which is used in superstructure ....................................................6% Fire extinguishing system
advantageous on many of the vessel's cruising Heel control equipment ...................axial flow pumps in ship Supplier...................................................................Marioff
automation system Type ....................................................................watermist
itineraries, but also improving stability and comfort by Radars
lowering the centre of gravity. Roll stabilisation equipment
type ........................................................fins without flaps Number ............................................................................5
These modifications have brought about only minor Make........................................................SAM Electronics
changes to the outboard profile of the new 'Grand make .......................................Fincantieri Military Division
Diesel-electric system Models ............................................................Series 1029
Class' vessels. Once again, the discotheque is Integrated bridge system
Main engines
spectactularly suspended at a height of 40m above the Make........................................................SAM Electronics
Design ..................................................Wrtsil Sulzer
sea at the stern. Within the vessel, the usual array of Model .........................................................................9330
Number.......................................................................6
theatres, swimming pools and boutiques are provided, Models........................................4 x Sulzer 16ZAV40S
Waste disposal plant
along with a fitness centre, library and casino, all Incinerator
2 x Sulzer 12ZAV40S Make...............................................Deerberg Systems
fashioned in line with trade-mark Carnival/Princess Manufacturer...................................Wrtsil Italia SpA Model...............................................................1600kW
standards. Output of each engine.......4 x 11,520kW/2 x 8640kW Waste compactor
The machinery installation also shows some changes Alternators Make...............................................Deerberg Systems
from that fitted to the earlier 'Grand Class' vessels, with Design/manufacturer......................................Siemens Model.......................................................EK 1100-600
the diesel-electric propulsion and hotel system powered, Number.......................................................................6 Waste shredder/crusher
as before, by six Wrtsil Sulzer diesel engines, but now Type...................................4 x S51400M58-14SE+WK
Make...............................................Deerberg Systems
sized as follows: 4 x 16ZAV40S units arranged in one Model.....................................Mercedor glass crusher
2 x S5E1400M50-14SE+WK Sewage plant
machinery room, and 2 x 12ZAV40S type in a second Output ..........4 x 14,000kW/2 x 10,500kW/514rev/min Make...............................................Deerberg Systems
compartment. These each develop 11,520kW and Propulsion motors Model ................................................ST70X and ST40
8640kW respectively and are connected to four Siemens Design/manufacturer......................................Siemens Contract date......................................................27 July 1999
S51400M58-14SE+WK, and two S5E1400M50- Model ..........................................................................- Launch/float-out date...............................................July 2003
14SE+WK, alternators by flexible couplings. Number.......................................................................2 Delivery date...................................................20 March 2004

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CHIN SHAN: new-generation 'Dunkirk-


Max' bulker
Shipbuilder:......C China Shipbuilding Corporation, 16.38m long x 21.60m wide - demonstrating the Manufacturer ...............................................Hitachi-Zosen
(CSBC), Taiwan provision made for easy cargo handling. In common Number ............................................................................1
Output ......................................15,000kW/81rev/min MCR
Vessel's name: ....................................Chin Shan with most bulk carrier designs, this CSBC 'Dunkirk- Propeller
Hull number: ..................................................8 821 Max' product is arranged for loading ore in alternate Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
Owner/operator: ...............B Brighton Shipping Inc holds: Nos 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 compartments being reinforced Manufacturer....................................................Nakashima
Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Designer: .........C China Shipbuilding Corporation, to carry this cargo with the remaining spaces empty. Diameter ..............................................................8350mm
(CSBC), Taiwan Around 50% of steel used in the construction is high Speed.................................................................81rev/min
Panama
Flag: .......................................................P tensile, and 3D fine-mesh FEM models were used to Diesel-driven alternators
Total number of sister ships carry out a fatigue strength assessment based on a 25- Number ............................................................................3
year life. Engine make/type ....................STX-MAN B&W/6L23/30H
already in service: ...........................................1 1 Alternator make/type...................Hyundai/HFC6 506-14K
Total number of sister ships Chin Shan is fitted with a MAN B&W 6S70MC main Output ...............................................................3 x 720kW
1
still on order: ....................................................1 engine manufactured by Hitachi Zosen, and developing Boilers
15,000kW MCR when running at 81rev/min, and Number ............................................................................1
12,750kW at 76.7rev/min NCR, to give a service speed Design..................................................Vertical water tube

A of 14.80knots, allowing a 15% sea margin. The engine Make/type...........................................KangRim/MA04P01


NEW 'max' design was presented in 'Significant Output .................................................................2500kg/h
Ships of 2001', named 'Dunkirk-Max' by builder power has been derated to give a lower fuel oil Mooring equipment
CSBC; it was marketed as the largest ship, in terms of consumption. Marpol NOx emission control Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
deadweight and cubic capacity, to meet the specific requirements for both the main engine and incinerator 6 x mooring winch
limitations of the de Gaulle Lock in the port of have been complied with. Electrical power is derived Make ...............................................................Rolls-Royce
Type .......................................................Electric-hydraulic
Dunkirk, France. The prototype vessel described in from three MAN B&W/Hyundai 720kW alternators, Hatch covers
that review (China Steel Excellence) was a single-hull bulk and steam requirements are served from a watertube Make ...........................................................................Tsuji
carrier of 175,800tonnes maximum deadweight/ 2500kg/h boiler. Type.....................Side-rolling, hydraulic, rack and pinion
195,500m3 capacity; now, CSBC has modified the Complement
design to introduce a double-hull derivative complying Officers...........................................................................13
Crew...............................................................................15
with IMO requirements. The extra structure involved TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Single rooms ..................................................................28
offers only minimal reductions to those original Length, oa .................................................................289.00m
Length, bp.................................................................281.50m Bridge control system
characteristics, which, it is claimed, are still superior to Breadth, moulded .......................................................45.00m Make .......................................................................Nabco
those of similar available designs. Depth, moulded ..........................................................24.10m Type .....................................................................M-800-III
CSBC has adopted a simplistic approach to Gross .......................................................................91,166gt Fire detection system
Deadweight Make..............................................................Nohmi Bosai
incorporating a 'double-hull' into its existing design, by design .............................................................159,887dwt Type.............................................................FAC511B-20L
introducing an inner-skin between the top and bottom scantling..........................................................175,569dwt Fire extinguishing system
wing tanks and utilising the enclosed spaces as voids, Draught Engineroom .......................................................Fixed CO2
strengthened by horizontal stringers which, design ....................................................................16.50m Make .............................................................................NK
scantling ................................................................17.78m Radars
nevertheless, retain access for maintenance purposes. A Speed, service at 85% MCR, 15% sea margin ....14.80knots Number ............................................................................2
central duct keel divides the double bottom into P&S Cargo capacity Make............................................................................JRC
spaces, joined with their adjacent bottom wing tank to Grain .................................................................188,761m3 Models ...................................................1 x JMA-9833-SA
form common tanks and supplementing the top wing Bunkers 1 x JMA-9823-7XA
heavy oil.................................................................4245m3
tanks and peaks as the vessel's main ballast diesel oil...................................................................143m3
Satellite navigation system
Make............................................................................JRC
compartments. Additionally, No 6 hold serves as a Water ballast (incl No 6 hold) ..................................78,435m3
Model.........................................................JLR-7700 Mk II
deeptank for use on heavy weather ballast voyages, Fuel consumption
Waste disposal plant
main engine only ....................................50.90tonnes/day
whilst Nos 2, 4, and 8 holds may be partially filled to Classification........American Bureau of Shipping +A1 E Bulk Incinerator
reduce air draught at Dunkirk East port. The ballast Carrier, Strengthened for Heavy Cargoes, Make ................................................................Volcano
system has been designed to comply with Nos 2, 4, 6 and 8 Holds may be Empty, Model ...............................................................Virm-50
ESP, SH, SHCM, HCS, +AMS, +ACCU, UWILD Sewage plant
environmental restrictions on the exchange of water Make ..........................................................Hamworthy
Percentage of high-tensile
ballast at sea. steel used in construction .................................approx 50% Model...................................................................SP3A
All nine holds are fitted with hydraulically operated, Main engine Contract date .......................................................March 2003
rack-and-pinion driven, side-rolling hatch covers with Design ..............................................................MAN B&W Launch/float-out date ...................................September 2004
the dimensions of all but the first and last - measuring Model ...................................................................6S70MC Delivery date .................................................November 2004

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CLIPPER HARVEST: Handy-sized bulker


with double-/single-hull mix
Shipbuilder: ............T The Hakodate Dock Co Ltd, capacity, and gains some advantage over them with Manufacturer ....................................Akasaka Diesels Ltd
Japan regard to the choice it gives of loading/discharging Number ............................................................................1
Vessel's name:............................Clipper Harvest ports. It is also claimed that the Hakodate design can Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
maintain a sufficiently stable condition whilst loading a Output ................................................6620kW/130rev/min
795
Hull number: ..................................................7 Propeller
Owner/operator:......................C Colas Harvest Ltd full cargo of logs, without requiring water ballast. An
Material ......................KAIBC3 (nickel-aluminium-bronze)
inclusion in the ship specification is a water ingress
/Clipper Group, Bahamas alarm system covering the cargo holds, fore peak tank
Designer/manufacturer ........Nakashima Propeller Co Ltd
Designer: ................T The Hakodate Dock Co Ltd, Number ............................................................................1
and bosun's storeroom. Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Japan Although not as popular a design-choice for slow- Diameter ..............................................................5000mm
Bahamas
Flag: .....................................................B speed main engines as the Sulzer or MAN B&W Speed...............................................................130rev/min
Total number of sister marques, the Mitsubishi UE range continues to provide Diesel-driven alternators
ships already completed:..............................2 20 a significant alternative to the market leaders on account Number ............................................................................3
Total number of sister of its high performance and reliablity. For Clipper Engine make/type..............................Yanmar/6N18AL-HV
1
ships still on order: ..........................................1 Harvest, the selection fell on a 6UEC52LA unit Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
manufactured by a well-established Mitsubishi licensee, Output/speed.................................3 x 455kW/900rev/min
Akasaka Diesels Ltd. This engine delivers a MCR of Alternator make ............................................Taiyo Electric
6620kW at 130rev/min and is directly coupled to a FP Output/speed.................................3 x 400kW/900rev/min

W ITH a history dating back to the closing years of


the 19th century, Hakodate Dock can claim an
existence longer than many of its giant competitors,
propeller. Electrical requirements are served from three
Yanmar/Taiyo 400kW diesel-driven alternator sets, and
an auxiliary composite boiler produces
Auxiliary boilers
Number ............................................................................1
Type.....................................................Vertical, composite
and is proud of its position as the only shipbuilding 1000kg/h/800kg/h respectively from the oil and Make..............................................................Osaka Boiler
and heavy industrial manufacturer on the northern exhaust-gas sides. Outputoil burning:
Japanese island of Hokkaido. Over recent times, its not 1000kg/h; exhaust gas 800kg/h
inconsiderable shipbuilding output has been mainly Cargo cranes
directed towards building a range of bulk carriers TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Number ............................................................................4
designed to carry around 32,000dwt, fitting neatly into Length, oa .................................................................176.85m Make ..................................................................Mitsubishi
Length, bp.................................................................168.00m Type ........................................................Electro-hydraulic
the niche between the so-called Handy- and Breadth, moulded .......................................................29.40m Performance ................................4 x 30tonne/24m radius
Handymax-sized vessels: a class which Hakodate Depth, moulded, to upper deck .................................13.50m Mooring equipment
describe as 'intermediate'. Width of double skin Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
A particular feature of this output has been the side (Nos 2/3/4 hatches) .........................................1.95m 2 x mooring winch
suitability of many of these vessels for operating in the bottom (Nos 1/5 hatches)........................................1.59m Make ..................................................................Mitsubishi
log trade, for which purpose an outfit of tall uprights is Draught Type .......................................................Electric-hydraulic
arranged along the hull side to accommodate deck design ......................................................................9.54m Hatch covers
loading, plus the necessary lashings and fastenings scantling ..................................................................9.55m Design/manufacturer .........................MacGregor-Kayaba
provided for securing this vulnerable cargo. Ships for Gross .......................................................................19,730gt
Type ..............................................................Folding pairs
this trade are usually equipped with cargo handling gear, Deadweight
Complement
and for Clipper Harvest this consists of four 30tonne swl design, .............................................................32,067dwt
scantling............................................................32,083dwt Officers...........................................................................10
slim-line electric-hydraulic cranes, fitted between Crew...............................................................................12
Speed, service, 85% MCR; 15% sea margin .......14.00knots
hatches 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, and 4/5 at the centreline. All are Cargo capacity Fire detection system
on tall pedestals to suit high deck cargoes. bale ....................................................................40,656m3 Make..............................................................Nohmi Bosai
What is unusual about this Hakodate design is a mix grain ....................................................................42,209m3 Type.............................................................FAC511B-15L
of single- and double-skin construction within its single Bunkers Fire extinguishing system
deck layout. Five cargo holds are provided, with Nos 1 heavy oil.................................................................1417m3 Cargo holds/engineroom ............................................CO2
and 5 built in accordance with traditional bulk carrier diesel oil..............................................................102.70m3 Make ...............................................Nippon Dry Chemical
format with single-skin, and top and bottom, wing Water ballast.............................................................11,338m3 Radars
tanks. Nos 2, 3, and 4 holds, however, have double-skins Fuel consumption Number........................................2
without bottom wing tanks, but retaining the topside main engine only ....................................23.70tonnes/day Make ........................................................Japan Radio Co
auxiliaries ................................1.20tonnes/day Models................................JMA-9832SA, JMA-9822-6XA
wings. Cargo handling is facilitated by hatches 2, 3, 4, Waste disposal plant
Classification.............American Bureau of Shipping +A1 (E),
and 5 offering clear openings of 20.0m long x 19.60m Bulk Carrier, SHR, ESP, +AMS Incinerator
wide, and No 1 reduced in dimension because of the Percentage of high-tensile Make ........................................................Sunflame Co
hull's shape forward, and by the extent of the forecastle. steel used in construction .............................................38% Model........................................................OSV-360SAI
All the hatches are closed by MacGregor-Kayaba Main engine Contract date.......................................................4 April 2002
folding-pair type covers. Clipper Harvest operates at a Design ...................................Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Launch/float-out date...................................22 October 2003
shallower load draught than most vessels of similar load Model ...............................................................6UEC52LA Delivery date ..................................................9 January 2004

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CMA CGM HUGO: expanding the


8000-plus TEU container carrier class
Shipbuilder:................H Hyundai Heavy Industries and 4403 above, with electrical sockets arranged for 700 Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
Co Ltd, Korea refrigerated containers. Holds 1 to 4, and numbers 8 Output, MCR .....................................68,640kW/94rev/min
Propeller
Vessel's name: .........................CMA CGM Hugo and 9 are fitted with mechanical ventilation providing Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
1532
Hull number: ................................................1 two air changes/hour, making them suitable for the Designer/manufacturer.........................................Hyundai
Owner/operator:..........................C Conti Reederei, carriage of dangerous cargoes of SOLAS classes 1.4 Number ............................................................................1
Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Germany/CMA CGM SA, to 9. Diameter ..............................................................9100mm
France MacGregor hatch covers are of the pontoon type Speed ..............................94rev/min (MCR); 90.80rev/min
Designer:....................H Hyundai Heavy Industries with partial box construction. Each is made up of three Diesel-driven alternators
Co Ltd, Korea Number ............................................................................5
panels with a maximum weight restricted to 41tonnes to Engine make/type..........2 x Hyundai-MAN B&W/9L27/38
Model test establishment used: .............H Hyundai suit handling by dockside cranes. The vessel is designed 3 x Hyundai-MAN B&W/7L27/38
Maritime Research Institute, to accept 20ft, 40ft, and 45ft containers, with 48ft size Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
Korea loaded on hatch covers 8F and 9F. The holds are Alternator make/type .............2 x Hyundai/HSJ7-807-10P
Marshall Islands
Flag: ..........................................M 3 x Hyundai/HSJ7-803-10P
equipped with cell guides suitable for 40ft units but Output/speed...............................2 x 2800kW/720rev/min
Total number of sister which can accommodate seven tiers of TEU. 3 x 2200kW/720rev/min
ships already completed:..............................N Nil Athwartship lashing bridges are provided for the larger- Mooring equipment
Total number of sister Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
sized boxes, and are arranged with the necessary fittings 10 x mooring winch
4
ships still on order: ..........................................4 to allow containers stowed on hatch covers and upper Make ..........................................................................Brhl
deck stools to be conveniently lashed and secured up to Type .......................................................................Electric
four, five, six, or seven tiers high. Hatch covers

S IGNIFICANT Ships continues to mark the Design .............................................................MacGregor


A Hyundai-MAN B&W 12K98MC Mk 6 main engine Manufacturer ........................................................Hyundai
stretching of capacity limits of large container is fitted, developing 68,640kW MCR at 94rev/min. At Type .........................................................Lift-off pontoons
carriers by including in this 2004 review, Hyundai's new 90% of this rating, service speed is 25.60knots. Containers
class of 8200TEU liners. A capability to load to around Electrical requirements are served by five Hyundai-built Cell guides............................................................In holds
Total TEU capacity.....................................................8238
this total has become a popular choice for owners and diesel-alternator sets. Two of these produce 2800kW, on deck ................................................................4403
operators, and as 2004 began, some 80 ships of this and the other three 2200kW each, the high output partly in holds ......................................................3835
size were on order worldwide (Hyundai's order book reflecting the large number (700 on this ship) of reefer Reefer plugs ................................................................700
now also includes some 8600TEU vessels), with even Tiers/rows (maximum)
boxes carried today. A bow thruster of 2500kW, on deck .................................................................17/7
larger 9200/9600TEU examples under construction supplied by a Rolls-Royce affiliate, is fitted, and in holds ..................................................................15/9
here and at other Korean yards. interesting features are the development of an Hold refrigeration...............................................air cooled
Hyundai container ship designs are noted for their optimum-section rudder profile and the raked-tip Ballast control system
Make.........................................................Pleiger Far East
adoption of a wide beam, which ensures better stability design of the propeller, aimed at reducing cavitation. Type ..................................Electro-hydraulic, CRT display
when working cargo, and for a hull form aimed at Complement
producing superior propulsion efficiency at the varying Officers...........................................................................16
draughts which result from loading schemes. It is also a Crew...............................................................................17
TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Suez/repair crew..............................................................6
philosophy in agreement with the consideration that Length, oa .................................................................334.00m Bow thruster
vessels of these larger sizes, when built to conventional Length, bp.................................................................319.00m Make ...............................................................Rolls-Royce
Depth, moulded, to main deck ...................................24.60m
dimensions, are reaching a length-limit beyond which Width of double skin
Number ............................................................................1
Output ...................................................................2500kW
hull stiffness would be reduced. side ..........................................................................2.23m Bridge control system
Arguably, the main difference between the designs on bottom ......................................................................2.00m Make........................................................SAM Electronics
offer from the shipbuilders participating in this market Draught Type ............................................................GEAMOT 40M
design ....................................................................13.00m One man operation .......................................................No
lies in the disposition of cargo holds, with CMA CGM scantling ................................................................14.50m Fire detection system
Hugo presenting a nine-hold layout, with seven Gross .......................................................................90,745gt Make .........................................................Saracom-Thorn
compartments, dimensioned to suit 30 x 20ft bays, Deadweight Type ...................................................T-2000 addressable
arranged forward of the machinery space, and two in design ...............................................................83,820dwt Fire extinguishing system
scantling..........................................................101,660dwt Tankdeck/engineroom.........................High-pressure CO2
the more restricted space aft, suitable for eight x 20ft Speed, service, 90% MCR ....................................25.60knots Make .................................................................NK Co Ltd
bays. Above the machinery is a slender, nine-tier Bunkers Radars
superstructure housing a normal complement of 33 heavy oil..............................................................12,500m3 Number ............................................................................3
persons, plus a 6-man Suez crew. diesel oil...................................................................700m3 Types.............................................2x X-band; 1 x S-band
Water ballast.............................................................24,700m3 Make........................................................SAM Electronics
CMA CGM Hugo is double-hulled with the side and Fuel consumption, main engine only...........248.8tonnes/day Models....................2 x Atlas 1016; 1 x 1006 (bow radar)
bottom tanks assigned for carrying fuel and water Classification ..................Germanischer Lloyd, +100, A5, IW, Waste disposal plant
ballast, and two of the latter also used as heeling tanks, Containership, SOLAS II-2, Reg 19, +MC, AUT Incinerator
Percentage of high-tensile Make ..............................................................KangRim
working with a 1000m3/h pump. The arrangement is steel used in construction................................approx 58% Model........................................................KG1-10DSA
also based on a 'girderless' construction system which, it Heel control equipment .............1000m3/h anti-heeling pump Sewage plant
is claimed, allows a maximum container stowage Main engine Make ..................................................Hamworthy KSE
Design ..............................................................MAN B&W Model ...................................................................ST4A
arrangement in the holds: in this case 15 rows, each nine Model ........................................................12K98MC Mk 6 Contract date .............................................2 December 2002
tiers high. Deck/hatch cover stowage is seven tiers high Manufacturer............................Hyundai Heavy Industries Launch/float-out date .............................................................-
x 17 rows, producing a total of 3835 units below decks Number ............................................................................1 Delivery date ......................................................29 July 2004

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COLOR FANTASY: 'cruise ship with car


decks'
Aker Finnyards -
Shipbuilder: ...............................A the accommodation, the focal point of which is the (Rolls-Royce) fin stabilisers
formerly Kvaerner Masa-Yards (Turku yard), 120m long central internal promenade, which extends Main engines
Finland through three decks and is flanked by many of Color Design...................................................................Wrtsil

Vessel's name:...............................Color Fantasy Fantasy's tourist attractions, including shops and Model.......................................................................8L46B
boutiques, and also at the higher levels, by the windows Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil
1351
Hull number: ................................................1 of otherwise inside cabins. Number ............................................................................4
Owner/operator: ..............C Color Line AS, Norway Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
Elsewhere in the vessel are restaurants to suit all Output ..........................................4 x 7800kW/500rev/min
Kvaerner Masa-Yards Inc, Finland/
Designer: .....K preferences, including the Oceanic, situated right aft Gearboxes
Color Line AS, Norway and subjected to special investigations for noise and Make ..........................................................................Renk
Model test establishment used: ..............M MARIN, vibration problems. Of special appeal is a water park Number ............................................................................2
The Netherlands (Aqualand) in the form of a figure-of-eight running Model............................................................NDSQL-3800
Total number of sister river, spa centre, casino, cinema, show lounge, discos Propellers
ships already completed:..............................N Nil and conference areas. A golf driving range and putting Material ...................................................................Bronze
green are also included and, at the top of the ship, there Designer/manufacturer.....Kamewa Ulstein (Rolls-Royce)
Total number of sister is an observation lounge with all-round vision. Number ............................................................................2
ships still on order: ...............................1 1 option Color Fantasy's hull was developed using the shipyard's Pitch................................................................Controllable
fluid dynamics software, and finalised after Main-engine driven alternators
Number ............................................................................2
comprehensive model testing. It features the
C
Make ...........................................................................ABB
OLOR FANTASY represents a bold development 'underflow' form, including semi-tunnel stern (the so- Output/speed...............................2 x 4800kW/500rev/min
in her owner's tourist strategy aimed at attracting called wave-damping aft body) which was introduced Diesel-driven alternators
more German visitors to Norway, particularly brought some years ago. Propulsion power is derived from a Number ............................................................................4
in through a revitalised Oslo. Whilst a conventional straight diesel-mechanical system using two pairs of Engine make/type .....................................Wrtsil/6L26B
ferry could, no doubt, have been successfully Wrtsil 8L46-B main engines, each developing Output/speed....................................................................-
introduced on to the Kiel/Oslo route, Color Line 7800kW at 500rev/min MCR, and running at 90% of Alternator make/type ................................................ABB/-
decided that what was needed to emphasise its that output for a contractual service speed of 23knots. Output/speed.............................4 x 1950kW/1000rev/min
operation above others, was a new vessel which offered Two twin-input/single-output Renk reduction Mooring equipment
passengers similar onboard attractions to those gearboxes are included in the drive to the Kamewa Number of units ...............................................................6
available on a cruise ship, and for these to be presented Ulstein CP propellers, and each is also coupled to a Make..................................Rolls-Royce Rauma Brattvaag
as an integral part of the holiday experience. 4800kW ABB alternator. Additional electrical supply Lifesaving equipment
However, Color Fantasy still has a conventional ferry comes from four Wrtsil/ABB 1950kW diesel-driven Number/type .....6 x lifeboats; 2 x rescue boats, 6 x MES
role to play, and her design exhibits a substantial alternators. To assist manoeuvring in Kiel and Oslo Make...............................Umoe Schat-Harding (lifeboats)
investment in freight transportation with 1030lane Viking (escape chutes)
harbours, Kamewa Ulstein has supplied three 2200kW Vehicles
metres available for commercial traffic on the main bow thrusters and two 1000kW stern units, part of an Number of decks ..................................3 plus 1 hoistable
deck, plus 240lane metres in the cellar hold. A hoistable extensive Rolls-Royce involvement with the ship. Total lane length .................................1270m plus 2500m
deck offers extra space, (2500lane metres for cars), and on hoistable platforms
above is another fixed level (deck 5) for cars only, the Total cars......................................................................750
total capacity for which is quoted at 750. This latter TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Doors, ramps
space is partly convertible into an exhibition area. Length, oa .................................................................223.70m Number/type................1 x bow door; 1 x bow ramp; 1 x
In a relatively unusual arrangement, the vehicle decks Length, bp.................................................................202.70m stern ramp; hoistable platforms;
do not extend over the ship's full breadth, and modular Breadth, moulded .......................................................35.00m internal ramp; trailer lift
crew cabins, plus some service rooms, are arranged in Depth, moulded Designer ..........................................................MacGregor
to main deck ....................................................9.50/9.70m
the space each side. Access to the cargo area is through to upper deck ........................................................21.90m
Complement ......................................................................250
an external bow door, and bow and stern ramp/doors Draught
Passengers......................................................................2750
on to deck 3, with an internal ramp and a side-shell design ......................................................................6.80m Bow thrusters
entry serving the garage space on deck 5. MacGregor scantling ..................................................................7.00m Make .................................Kamewa Ulstein (Rolls-Royce)
Number ............................................................................3
has supplied the access package, hoistable deck (deck 4 Gross .......................................................................75,000gt
Deadweight, design ..................................................5600dwt Output .............................................................3 x 2200kW
- between decks 3 and 5), and a lifting platform for Stern thrusters
Speed, service, 90% MCR ....................................22.30knots
transporting semi-trailers to the cellar hold. This Classification .............Det Norske Veritas +1A1, Car Ferry A, Make .................................Kamewa Ulstein (Rolls-Royce)
company has also provided eight passenger lifts, seven ICE-1B (1A except for propeller blades 1B), RP, EO, Number ............................................................................2
passenger/service, and four service lifts, together with MCDK, pwdk, NAUT-OC, F-M, COMF-V(1) Output .............................................................2 x 1000kW
the complete refrigeration system. Pass & crew, CLEAN, TMON Contract date ...........................................16 December 2002
Particular attention has been paid to the requirements Heel control equipment.....................2 pairs of heeling tanks Launch/float out-date ........................................30 April 2004
of the DNV Comfort 1 Class notation in the design of Roll stabilisation equipment ...........................Brown Brothers Delivery date..............................................3 December 2004

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COPIAPO: Taiwan-built container liner


Shipbuilder:..................C China Shipbuilding Corp Copiapo is a single-deck vessel with forecastle and Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
(CSBC), Taiwan sunken mooring deck aft. The double-skin hull is Diameter ..............................................................8700mm
Vessel's name: .......................................Copiapo arranged with seven holds, five of which are forward of Speed...............................................................100rev/min
Hull number: ..................................................8 823 the machinery room, which is positioned about three- Diesel-driven alternators
quarters aft and has the main engine extending, at the Number ............................................................................4
Owner/operator:...........................M MS 'Amazonia' Engine make/type.......................STX-MAN B&W/7L27/38
centre-line, into the fore part of No 6 hold. The slim
Schiffahrtsgesellschaft mbH & Co KG deckhouse is built over the machinery space and its Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
(Peter Dhle-KG), Output/speed...............................4 x 2100kW/720rev/min
height has been increased to maximise visibility from Alternator make/type .............Hyundai/HFC5 710-14K-SB
Germany/CSAV, Chile the wheelhouse, and thereby allow additional container Output/speed...............................4 x 1980kW/720rev/min
Designer:........C China Shipbuilding Corp, Taiwan stowage. Mooring equipment
Model test establishment used: ................H HSVA, The cargo holds can accommodate eight tiers of Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
Germany normal containers plus one tier of high-cube 6 x mooring winch
Liberia
Flag: .........................................................L dimension, and the frame spacing in those Make......................................................................Hatlapa
Total number of sister compartments has been enlarged so that the Type..............................................Electric
ships already completed:..............................N Nil longitudinal clearance between TEU on the hatch Hatch covers
covers can comply with Australian MUA rules. Design .............................................................MacGregor
Total number of sister Manufacturer............................................................CSBC
ships still on order: ..........................................5 5 Type ......................................................................Pontoon
TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Containers
Length, oa .................................................................276.20m Lengths ...............................................................20ft, 40ft,

P ETER Dhle is just one of many German owners


who specialise in building vessels, particularly
container carriers, for charter to international liner
Length, bp.................................................................263.80m
Breadth, moulded .......................................................40.00m
Depth, moulded
Total TEU ...................................................................5527
on deck ................................................................2926
in holds .................................................................2601
companies. Copiapo is lead ship of a new design (of a to main deck ..........................................................24.20m homogeneously loaded to 14 tonnes swl............4203
Width of double skin Reefer plugs ................................................................500
size once regarded as 'very large' but now, perhaps,
side .........................................................................1.96m Ballast control system
more akin to a 'medium' rating) which is starting its life bottom .....................................................................2.00m Make.........................................................Pleiger Far East
on charter to leading Chilean operator Compania Sud Draught Type ...........................................electric-hydraulic remote
Americana de Vapores SA (CSAV), whose services run design ....................................................................12.00m Complement
worldwide from the South American state. Whilst the scantling ...............................................................14.00m Officers...........................................................................12
design has been developed from that of similar-sized Gross .......................................................................66,280gt Crew...............................................................................14
vessels built previously by CSBC, its hull form is, Displacement ....................................................91,187tonnes Spare................................................................................2
nevertheless, the result of new comparative tests on Deadweight Suez/repair crew..............................................................6
two different models, run at the Hamburger Schiffbau design ...............................................................50,846dwt Stern appendage ...............................................Rudder skeg
scantling............................................................68,228dwt
Versuchsanstalt (HSVA) establishment, Hamburg, and Speed, service, 90% MCR, 15% sea margin .......25.92knots
Bow thruster
the structure has been designed to suit the latest Lloyd's Bunkers
Make ......................................Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Register requirements. Number ............................................................................1
heavy oil.................................................................7843m3 Output ...................................................................2000kW
Particular attention has been paid in those model tests diesel oil...................................................................385m3
to the design of the propeller, drawing on RINA Fire detection system
Water ballast.............................................................14,830m3 Make..............................................................Nohmi Bosai
conference recommendations relating to optimum Classification ...............Lloyd's Register of Shipping +100A1
Type.............................................................FAC512B-20L
speed and cavitation control. The weight of the 'Container Ship', IWS, SOLAS, Chapter II-2/Reg.
Fire extinguishing systems
propeller has been especially considered, and vibration 19, +LMC, UMS, ShipRight, SDA, FDA,
Cargo holds/engineroom..................................NK Co Ltd
performance is considered to be much improved, CM, LI, SCM
Accommodation .......................................Seaplus Co Ltd
compared with earlier designs. The first three vessels of Percentage of high-tensile steel
Waste disposal plant
this new series have been fitted with Sulzer 10RTA96C- used in construction ......................................................54%
Incinerator
B main engines manufactured by the HSD Engine Co (a Heel control system..............................Auto control, 700m3/h
Make..............................................................Sunflame
combination of the former Hanjung, Samsung, and Main engine
Model.....................................................OSV-1200SA1
Daewoo engine works) but later examples will switch to Design......................................................................Sulzer
Model ............................................................10RTA96C-B Waste compactor
the newly introduced 'RT-flex' type, specifically a 10RT- Make ..............................................................Impactor
Manufacturer ............................................HSD Engine Co
flex96C-B unit. Model ..................................................................IP500
Number ............................................................................1
The 10RTA96C-B engine develops 54,904kW Type of fuel .................................................................HFO Waste shredder/crusher
(74,700bhp) at 100rev/min MCR, and when operating Output ........................54,904kW (74,700bhp)/100rev/min Make .............................................................Electrolux
at 90% of that rating with a sea margin of 15%, gives a Propeller Model.............................................................520ML60
service speed of 25.92knots. Electrical requirements Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Contract date ..................................................20 March 2003
include supplying 500 refrigerated FEU and a 2000kW Designer/manufacturer..............................CSBC/Hyundai Launch/float-out date ...........................................4 July 2004
bow thruster. Number ............................................................................1 Delivery date................................................18 October 2004

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CSCL ASIA: Samsung TEU total moves


ever upwards
Shipbuilder: ..............S Samsung Heavy Industries port and starboard, are arranged for automatic heel Diameter ..............................................................8800mm
Co Ltd, Korea adjustment with ballast transfer across the vessel Speed...............................................................104rev/min
Vessel's name: ...................................CSCL Asia effected by a heeling pump. To accommodate Diesel-driven alternators
Number ............................................................................4
Hull number: ................................................1 1488 environmental concerns, ballast water exchanges have Engine make/type.......................STX-MAN B&W/6L32/40
Owner/Operator: .............S Seaspan (Cyprus) Ltd, been considered in accordance with IMO Resolution Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
Cyprus/CSCL, China A868 (20) and Lloyd's Register's 'EP' notation. Output/speed...............................4 x 2880kW/720rev/min
Designer:..................S Samsung Heavy Industries Structural design follows Samsung's standards for this Alternator make .........................................................Taiyo
Co. Ltd, Korea class of by having hatch coamings form a continuous a Output/speed...............................4 x 2700kW/720rev/min
Model test establishment used:...S Samsung Ship major longitudinal strength member. Boilers
Model Basin, Korea Number ............................................................................1
Choice of propelling machinery for the Samsung Type...................................................................MA 08P38
Cyprus
Flag: .........................................................C range of container carriers covers both Sulzer and Make ...................................................................KangRim
Total number of sister MAN B&W types of similar output, and owes much to Output ...........................................................5.50tonnes/h
ships already completed:..............................N Nil an owner's preference. For this CSCL series, a MAN Mooring equipment
Total number of sister B&W 12K98MC-C main engine, built by HSD Engine Numbe ..................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
ships still on order: ..........................................4 4 Co and developing 68,520kW at 104rev/min, has been 6 x mooring winch
selected. When operating at 90% MCR, this produces a Make Rolls-Royce
service speed of 25.20knots. With no main engine- Type ............................................High-pressure hydraulic

R EADERS of Significant Ships will have noted the Hatch covers


driven alternator specified, electrical supply is obtained Design/manufacturer.......................................MacGregor
almost yearly increase in size of the giant container from four Taiyo 2700kW alternators having STX-built Type ...............................................Lift-on/lift-off pontoons
ships which now handle so much of the world's general MAN B&W 6L32/40 diesel prime movers. Containers
cargo trade. Samsung's own contribution to the vast Lengths........................................................20ft; 40ft; 45ft
fleet is rapidly approaching 200 delivered or on order, Cell guides..........................................Holds and aft deck
and is currently headed by this new 8500TEU class, of TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Total TEU capacity.....................................................8468
which CSCL Asia is the lead vessel of a group of five. Length, oa .................................................................334.00m on deck ................................................................4591
She and her sisters were ordered by the Vancouver- Length, bp.................................................................319.00m in holds ................................................................3877
homogeneously loaded to 14tonnes ...................6345
based Seaspan and have been chartered to the China Breadth, moulded .......................................................42.80m
Reefer plugs .........................................................700FEU
Shipping Group (CSCL), which played a pivotal role in Depth, moulded
to upper deck ........................................................24.60m Tiers/rows (maximum)
creation of the quintet. They represent the largest Width of double skin on deck .............................................................7(8)/17
ships yet built by the company - a distinction soon to side ..........................................................................2.20m in holds ..................................................................9/15
be lost to a new 9600TEU series now building at the bottom ......................................................................2.00m Ballast control system
Geoje Island site, and later possibly to a 12,000TEU Draught Make.........................................................Danfoss Marine
class under development. design ....................................................................13.00m Type ..............................................Hydraulic valve control
These recurring increases in container capacity are scantling ................................................................14.50m Complement
Officers...........................................................................17
generally accommodated by adding an extra section into Gross.........................................................................90,645gt
Crew...............................................................................14
the vessel's length, consequently CSCL Asia has length Deadweight
design ...............................................................84,200dwt Suez/repair crew..............................................................6
oa and length bp dimensions 11m greater than OOCL scantling..........................................................101,700dwt Bow thruster
Shenzhen (Significant Ships of 2003) but retains other Speed, service, 90% MCR ....................................25.20knots Make ......................................Kawasaki Heavy Industries
characteristics. She can therefore accept an additional Bunkers Number ............................................................................1
FEU bay (total 16) in way of holds 1 to 8, forward of heavy oil ...........................................10,700m3 Output ...................................................................3000kW
the machinery space/superstructure, with three bays diesel oil...................................................................560m3 Bridge control system
Make ..........................................................................HKM
above No 9 hold and one more right aft over the Water ballast.............................................................25,200m3
One man operation ......................................................Yes
mooring deck and hatch cover stowage area. Container Fuel consumption
main engine ..........................................258.30tonnes/day Fire detection system
capacity in the holds is 3877TEU with either 4323TEU auxiliaries ................................................30.70tonnes/day Make .........................................................Saracom-Thorn
or 4591TEU carried on deck, depending on whether Classification .................................Lloyd's Register + 100A1, Type ..............................................................Conventional
stacks are seven or eight tiers high. Container Ship, ShipRight (SDA, FDA, Fire extinguishing systems
Stowage is based on 17 rows carried on deck and 15 CM), + LMC, UMS, *IWS, SCM, EP, Make........................................................................NK Co
in the holds. No restrictions are placed on the use of CAC, NAV 1 Holds and engineroom................................................CO2
Cabins and public spaces ..........Portable and sea water
high-cube containers, and 45ft units can be loaded Percentage of high-tensile
Radars
directly on to No 3 hatch cover, otherwise these are steel used in construction .............................................60%
Heel control equipment....One pump and wing ballast tanks Number ............................................................................2
stowed above the third tier of each hatch. A total of Main engine Make............................................................................JRC
700FEU self-contained, air-cooled refrigerated Design ..............................................................MAN B&W Models ..................1 x JMA-9932-SA; 1 x JMA-9922-6XA
containers can be loaded on deck, and dangerous goods Model .............................................................12K98MC-C Integrated bridge system
can be carried in Nos 1 to 3 holds, also on deck. Manufacturer......................................HSD Engine Co Ltd Make............................................................................JRC
Lashing bridges are fitted on deck between the hatches, Number ............................................................................1 Model ...................................................................JNA-701
Type of fuel .................................................................HFO Waste disposal plant
and 'on-deck' cell guides support containers carried Incinerator
Output .............................................68,520kW/104rev/min
above the mooring deck aft. Propeller Make..................................................................HMMC
The hull is of double-skin construction forming a Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Model .........................................................OSV-1200S
tank arrangement comprising side and bilge spaces, and Designer.....Samsung/Mecklenburger Metallguss (MMG) Contract date ...........................................15 December 2002
three transverse double-bottom compartments devoted Number ............................................................................1 Launch/float-out date .............................................................-
to water ballast and bunker capacity. Two side tanks Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed Delivery date ..........................................................................-

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DISHA: Daewoo LNG carrier for


Qatar-India trade
Shipbuilder: ...................D Daewoo Shipbuilding & The hull is double skinned, with the space thus Number.......................................................................1
Marine Engineering formed including top and bottom wing tanks, and given Type of fuel.................................HFO and boil-off gas
Co Ltd (DSME), Korea over to water ballast, along with the peaks and forward Output..........................................26,480kW/88rev/min

Vessel's name:............................................Disha deeptank. Enclosed within this arrangement are four Propeller
cargo holds separated from each other by cofferdams, Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
Hull number: ................................................2 2210 and extending above the upper deck into a fore and aft Designer/manufacturer..........................................DSME/-
Owner/operator: ......................M MOL Consortium, Number ............................................................................1
raised trunk. Each hold is fitted with a cargo tank Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Japan, India, and Qatar constructed in accordance with a GTT NO96 E-2 Diameter ..............................................................8500mm
Model test establishment membrane cargo containment system, suitable for the Speed.................................................................88rev/min
used:......................................K KRISO and SSPA carriage of a cargo of maximum SG 0.50 at -163oC, and Diesel-driven alternators
Malta
Flag: ............................................................M a maximum boil-off rate of 0.15% cargo volume. Number ............................................................................3
Total number of sister Cargo handling is accomplished by eight (two for Engine make.....................................................MAN B&W
1 each tank), electrically driven, submerged, vertical Type of fuel ................................................................MDO
ships already completed:................................1
centrifugal, 1650m3/h pumps, capable of effecting Output/speed..................................................3 x 3640kW
Total number of sister discharge in 12 hours. Loading is by means of shore Alternator make/type ........................................................-
ships still on order: ..........................................0 0 facilities and is carried out after the tanks have been Output .............................................................3 x 3430kW
cooled to the required temperature, and vapour Exhaust-gas scrubbing equipment
generated during loading returned to shore using high- Type .......................Centrifugal,vertical electrically driven

D ISHA has been built to a basis Daewoo design duty compressors installed in a deckhouse on the Position...........................................................Main engine
starboard side of the upper deck. Boilers
developed around what has become a popular size Number ............................................................................2
of LNG carrier - 140,000m3; this example of the type, Type .....................................................Vertical, watertube
however, is particularly noteworthy because of the Make......................................Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
inclusion in the specification of a so-called BWSR TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Output ........................................................2 x 63,000kg/h
system. This feature relates to a problem encountered Length, oa .................................................................277.00m Mooring equipment
Length, bp.................................................................266.00m
in the vessel's trading pattern, which involves regular Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
Breadth, moulded .......................................................43.40m 7 x mooring winch
loading of LNG at Ras Laffan in Qatar, for discharge Depth, moulded ..........................................................26.00m Make ...............................................................Rolls-Royce
at the Indian port of Dahej, where, during the gas Width of double skin Type .......................................................Electric-hydraulic
unloading process, tankers simultaneously take on sea- side ..........................................................................2.17m Cargo tanks
water ballast. The light-density sediment (silt) which bottom ......................................................................3.20m Number ............................................................................4
this contains enters the tanks, where, if it is not Draught Grades of cargo carried..................................................4
removed, it solidifies on the tank floor. To eliminate design ....................................................................11.40m Product range.............................................................LNG
scantling ................................................................12.50m
this problem, a ballast water sediment removal (BWSR) Cargo pumps
Gross .......................................................................94,058gt Number ............................................................................8
system has been devised, operating from the same Displacement ..................................................111,100tonnes Type .............................................Centrifugal, submerged
software which enables the vessel to automatically Lightweight ........................................................30,000tonnes Make .................................................................................-
perform the ballast water exchange programme, and is Deadweight Capacity........................................................8 x 1650m3/h
incorporated into the ship's integrated automation design ...............................................................70,150dwt Complement
system. scantling............................................................81,100dwt Officers...........................................................................17
The ship design itself conforms to the general layout Block coefficient ...............................................................0.74 Crew...............................................................................21
now adopted for this class of vessel, and has a single- Speed, service 90% MCR ....................................19.50knots Suez/repair crew..............................................................6
deck without forecastle, but lowered at the aft end to Cargo capacity Bow thruster
liquid volume ....................................................138,000m3 Make .....................................................................Brunvoll
provide a mooring deck as part of a transom stern Number ............................................................................1
Bunkers
arrangement incorporating an open-water sternframe heavy oil.................................................................6000m3 Output ...................................................................1700kW
and semi-balanced rudder. Forward of this is the diesel oil................................................,500m3 Radars
machinery space containing a Kawasaki UA360 type Water ballast.............................................................52,400m3 Number ............................................................................2
steam turbine installation with integral gearbox, Percentage of segregated ballast .................................100% Make .....................................................................Tokimec
developing 26,480kW MCR at 88rev/min, to drive a FP Fuel consumption.........................................166.8tonnes/day Models..................................S-band: BR-3460CA-S312M
propeller for a service speed of 19.50knots at 90% full Classification.....................................Bureau Veritas 1 + Hull, X-band: BR-3460CA-X28M
power. + MACH, Liquefied Gas Carrier/LNG,
o
Integrated bridge system ..................................................Yes
Electrical supply comes, somewhat unusually for a Ship type 2G (-163 C, Waste disposal plant
traditional LNG carrier, from three 3430kW diesel- 500kg/m3, 0.25bar), unrestricted navigation, Incinerator
driven alternator sets, and steam for the main turbines + VeritSTAR HULL, + AUT-UMS, +SYS-NEQ-1, Make...............................................................HMMCO
+ MON-SHAFT, INWATERSURVEY
and other uses is obtained from two vertical watertube Percentage of high tensile
Model .................................................Maxi 150SL-IWS
boilers arranged to burn heavy oil or boil-off gas, or a steel used in construction.................................................Nil
Sewage plant
mixture of both. Bunker capacity is sufficient for a Main engine Make ..........................................................Hamworthy
steaming range at 90% MCR of 13,000nm, allowing a Steam turbine Model ...................................................................ST6A
five-day margin without the use of boil-off gas. A Design ................................Cross-compound impulse Contract date ..................................................31 March 2001
Brunvoll 1700kW bow thruster is installed to assist Type ...................................................................UA360 Launch/float-out date .................................22 February 2003
manoeuvrability. Manufacturer ....................Kawasaki Heavy Industries Delivery date ..................................................9 January 2004

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FURE NORD: Shanghai-built, Swedish


product tanker design
Shipbuilder: .........S Shanghai Edward Shipbuilding Fure Nord's design features an extended forecastle on Material ..........................................................Stainless steel
Co Ltd, People's Republic of China which is built an extensive breakwater affording Designer/manufacturer...........................................Kamewa
Number................................................................................1
Vessel's name: .......................................Fure Nord protection from the elements for the mooring equipment. Pitch ...................................................................Controllable
Hull number: .....................................................1129 A gangway above the upper deck provides a link to the Diameter..................................................................5200mm
Owner/operator:......F Furetank Rederi AB, Sweden poop where the engine control room, workshops and Speed ..................................................................118rev/min
stores are located. Above this are four accommodation Special adaptations ......................................highly skewed
Designer: .......................F Fartygskonstruktioner AB
Main-engine driven alternator
(FKAB), Sweden levels and a full-width wheelhouse complete with Number................................................................................1
Model test establishment used:....S SSPA, Sweden navigation and control equipment, including Saab level Make/type.................................................ABB/AKM 450 S4
Sweden
Flag: ..........................................................S and alarm systems and a Napa loading computer. Output/speed ....................................1250kVA/1800rev/min
Main propulsion is provided by a single MaK 7M43 Diesel-driven alternators
Total number of sister Number................................................................................3
ships already completed: ................................N Nil medium-speed diesel engine developing 6300kW at Engine make/type .......................Volvo Penta/D34A MT HE
Total number of sister 500rev/min and connected through a Renk reduction Type of fuel used..........................................................MDO
ships still on order:..............1 1 (plus 1 for another gear to a highly-skewed, stainless steel, CP Kamewa Output/speed..................................3 x 798kW/1800rev/min
Alternator make/type ..........Newage/Stamford/HCM 634JZ
owner) propeller running at 118rev/min. A power take-off from Output/speed ................................3 x 750kW/1800rev/min
the gearbox is coupled to a 1000kW alternator, and three Boilers
Volvo/Newage Stamford diesel-alternators are fitted, Number.....................................1 x TOH 2907 V40, oil fired

F KAB was one of the first European design


consultants to become involved in the burgeoning
Chinese shipbuilding market, and from its base in
each producing 750kW. A Brunvoll retractable,
azimuthing thruster is fitted forward, and the rudder is of
the Schilling Mariner type with an ice-knife incorporated
1 x EGH900V30, exhaust gas
Make..........................................................................GESAB
Output ..................................................1 x 2907kW, oil fired
1 x 900kW, exhaust gas
Uddevalla, once the home of one of Sweden's leading into the stern frame. Mooring equipment
shipyards, it has introduced an interesting portfolio of Number....................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
blueprints, notably product tankers, for clients signing 6 x mooring winch
Make .........................................................Rauma Brattvaag
contracts in the People's Republic of China. Fure Nord is TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Type...........................................................Electric-hydraulic
a medium-sized example of this type of vessel, and Length, oa.....................................................................144.00m
Lifesaving equipment
Length, bp ....................................................................134.40m
features a double-hull construction within which the Breadth, moulded...........................................................21.50m
Number/type ..................................1 x 20-person enclosed
cargo space is divided into six pairs of cargo tanks by Depth, moulded, to upper deck ....................................12.50m free-fall lifeboat; 1 x MOB craft
Make .........................................................................Norsafe
troughed, transverse and centreline bulkheads. Width of double skin
Cargo tanks
Two slop tanks are located in the extended forecastle, side..............................................................................1.35m
bottom ..............................................................1.45m/1.75m Number.....................................................12 + 2 slop tanks
above the upper deck, on which a cylindrical, 40m3 cargo Draught Grades of cargo carried .....................................................6
drain tank is located. With all deckhead stiffening design..........................................................................8.00m Tank coating........................................International Interline
arranged externally on the upper deck, and side and scantling......................................................................9.20m Stainless steel...........................................Piping: AISI 316L
Gross ...........................................................................11,548gt Cargo pumps
bottom framing contained within the double hull, the Number/type..................................12 x SD150; 2 x SD100;
Displacement, 9.20m draught .............................21,556tonnes
cargo tanks offer easily cleaned inner surfaces, to which an Lightweight ..............................................................5557tonnes 1 x TK (portable)
International Interline coating has been applied. Cleaning Deadweight Make............................................................................Framo
the tanks is carried out using 26 fixed, and two portable design...................................................................13,200dwt Stainless steel .........................................................AISI 216
scantling...............................................................15,999dwt Capacity........................12 x 330m3/h;
Scanjet units. Block coefficient ..................................................................0.79 2 x 100m3/h; 1 x 70m3/h
Cargo is handled by 12 Framo, hydraulically driven Speed, service at 85% MCR....................................15.50knots Cargo/ballast control system
submerged pumps, each rated at 330m3/h, whilst two Cargo capacity liquid volume.....................................19,213m3 Make .............................................................................Saab
similar 100m3/h pumps serve the slop tanks. A portable Bunkers Complement
heavy oil ......................................................................698m3
pump of 70m3/h is also available. Six grades of cargo can diesel oil ......................................................................114m3
Total .....................................................................17 persons
Cabins.....................................................13 single/2 double
be carried, and simultaneous loading to at least two tanks Water ballast ...................................................................7032m3
Special rudder.................................................Schilling Mariner
through any cargo crossover is possible at 1200m3/h. Classification ...................Bureau Veritas 1 + Hull, + Mach, Oil
Bow thruster
Tanker/Chemical Tanker, IMO Type II,
Discharge rate is 2000m3/h. Individual loading/discharge ESP, Unrestricted Navigation, Ice Class 1A, AUT-UMS, Make/type.........Brunvoll/AR-63 LTC-1750-980, retractable
deck lines connect each cargo tank to the midships MON-SHAFT, STAR-HULL, STAR-MACH Number................................................................................1
manifold, and there are separate drop lines in each tank. Percentage of high-tensile Output ..................................................................1 x 880kW
steel used in construction...................................approx 20% Fire extinguishing system
The slop tanks also have individual suction and Cargo deck/pipe tunnel..................................Foam system
Main engine
droplines, plus one connection to the cargo manifold and Design ......................................................................MaK Make ............................................................................Unitor
overboard. Side, double bottom, and fore peak tanks are Model............................................................................7M43 Engineroom.....................................................................CO2
allocated for water ballast, handled by two Framo Manufacture.................................................Caterpillar MaK Local protection...............................................watermist
500m3/h submerged pumps. A thermal oil heating system Number................................................................................1 Make .................................................................Novenco
Type of fuel used ..............................................HFO 700cSt Waste disposal plant
is installed, with primary heat from two oil-fired and one Output ...................................................6300kW/500rev/min Incinerator
exhaust-gas boiler. Side tanks at the forward end of the Gearbox Make ........................................................................Atlas
machinery space, P&S, serve as bunker and settling tanks, Make..............................................................................Renk Model .........................................................600 SL WS P
and are protected at the shell-side by cofferdams Model....................................................................HSU 1120
Contract date........................................................15 June 2002
Number................................................................................1
designated as technical water tanks, and across the Output speed ......................................................118rev/min Launch/float-out date...........................................5 March 2004
forward ends as voids. Propeller Delivery date.....................................................4 October 2004

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+ Mach, Liquefied Gas Carrier LNG,


Unrestricted navigation,
Veristar Hull, AUT-UMS,
MONSHAFT, Cargo Control, SYSNEQ 1
Diesel-electric system
Main engines
Design .............................................................Wrtsil
Number .................................................................4
Type............................................................6L50DF
Type of fuel used ...................................LNG/MDO
Output/speed....................4 x 5700kW/514rev/min
Alternators
Design ................................................Leroy Somer
Number .................................................................4
Type ..........................................................LSA 60B
Output/speed....................4 x 5500kW/514rev/min
Propulsion motors
Design ................................................Leroy Somer
Number .................................................................2
Output ..................................................2 x 9500kW
Gearbox
Make ...............................................................Renk
Model .....................................................HDS-4000
Number .......................1 x twin input/single output
Speed....................................................104rev/min
Propeller
Material ....................................................................Cunial
Designer/manufacturer ...............................................Lips
GAZ de FRANCE ENERGY: Number ............................................................................1
Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Diameter ..............................................................7100mm

diesel-electric LNG carrier Speed...............................................................104rev/min


Exhaust-gas scrubbing equipment
Manufacturer ..............................................................Rizzi

with CS1 cargo Type .............................Exhaust-gas economiser with fins


Boilers
Number ............................................................................2

containment Type........................................................................electric
Make........................................................Elpanne Technik
Output .............................................................2 x 1500kW
Cranes
Shipbuilder:.....A Alstom Chantiers de l'Atlantique, is designed for continuous operation in the gas mode Number ...........................................................4 x 2tonnes
France with the natural boil-off gas normally sufficient to Make .......................................................................AMGC
Vessel's name: ................Gaz de France Energy cover a major part of requirements, supplemented if Tasks....................................Handling emergency pumps
Hull number: .................................................M M32 required, by forcing additional boil-off. Diesel oil pilot Mooring equipment
Owner/operator: .............G Gaz de France, France injection is provided to start combustion. Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
7 x mooring winch
Designer:.........A Alstom Chantiers de l'Atlantique, Claims made for the dual-fuel/diesel-electric system
Make.................................................................Natoil/BLM
France include a 30% increase in efficiency over the traditional Type .......................................................................Electric
Model test establishment used: ..............M MARIN, steam turbine installation, plus added redundancy and a Cargo pumps
The Netherlands drastic reduction in emissions. In addition, with less oil Number .......................................................2 in each tank
France
Flag: .........................................................F fuel to be carried, more cargo can be loaded. A further Type..................................................................Centrifugal
Make.........................................................................Ebara
Total number of sister bonus is the use of exhaust gas boilers at each diesel
Capacity ......................................................900m3/h each
ships already completed:..............................N Nil alternator to supply 'free heat' to the cargo and hotel Cargo control system
Total number of sister systems. Two electrically heated boilers are also Make .....................................................................Foxboro
ships still on order: ...................N Nil (of this size) provided. Ballast control system
The introduction of an alternative propulsion system Make..........................................................................Napa
is not the only major change from the traditional Complement

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Officers ......................................19
TEAM turbine-driven power installations have adopted for this new class of LNG tanker, which
Crew.................................................................................9
been first choice for LNG tankers for more than 40 comprises Gaz de France Energy of 74,000m3 capacity, Spare................................................................................5
years, principally because of their reliability and the and two later units, with a capacity of 154,000m3, since Suez /repair crew.............................................................6
ease with which they can burn boil-off gas produced all three feature a new membrane cargo containment Bow thruster
from the cargo. However, fuel-efficiency of the system system developed by GTT (an amalgamation of the Make .....................................................................Brunvoll
Number ............................................................................1
is not high, and much comparative research has been former Gaz Transport and Technigaz companies).
Output ...................................................................2000kW
carried out to find an economic alternative, with dual- Known as the GTT CS1 system (Combined System No Bridge control system
fuel, diesel-electric power generation now considered 1), this combines the efficient glassfibre-reinforced, Make...........................................................Kelvin Hughes
to offer perhaps the best solution to the problem, polyurethane foam insulation panels, incorporating a One man operation ......................................................Yes
although ships with heavy-fuel-burning two-stroke secondary triplex barrier popularised by the Technigaz Fire detection system
machinery, plus a reliquefaction plant, have very Mk III system, with the equally successful flat Invar Make ...................................................................Autronica
Type...................................................................Autro Safe
recently been ordered. Following successful advances primary membrane of the GT NO96 concept.
Fire extinguishing system
with its gas-engine technology, Wrtsil has now Cargo spaces: make...............................................SEPCI
developed a diesel-electric system centred on its range Engineroom: make..................................................Marioff
of 'DF' (dual-fuel) diesel engines, first introduced for TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Radars
marine applications in 2003. Length, oa .................................................................219.50m Number ............................................................................2
Length, bp.................................................................208.50m Make...........................................................Kelvin Hughes
The arrangement adopted for Gaz de France Energy Breadth, moulded .......................................................34.95m Types............................................1 x X-band: 1 x S-band
employs four Wrtsil 6L50DF 5700kW main engines, Depth, moulded Waste disposal plant
each coupled to a Leroy Somer 5500kW alternator. to main deck ..........................................................22.00m Incinerator
These supply power for domestic use, and for the two Draught Make .............................................................Deerberg
design .....................................................................9.70m
9500kW propulsion motors, also supplied by Leroy scantling ................................................................10.70m
Model ......................................................IRL50 580kW
Waste compactor
Somer. A Renk-twin input/single-output reduction Gross.........................................................................48,900gt
Make......................................................................ECP
gearbox with integral thrust bearing is next in the drive- Deadweight
Model ...............................................................Plowbel
design ..............................................................35,000dwt
line, making the connection from the motors to the Sewage plant
Block coefficient ..................................................approx 0.70
single FP propeller. The main engines are positioned in Speed, service, 85% MCR ....................................18.20knots Make .........................Evac vacuum collecting system
pairs, in two separate gas-tight compartments. Cargo capacity.........................................................74,500m3 Model ...................................................Biologic STP55
Contract date...................................................February 2002
In principle, dual-fuel engines can be operated on Bunkers
marine diesel oil.....................................................1723m3 Launch/float-out date ........................................January 2004
either diesel or gas, or a combination of the two, with gas oil ......................................................................123m3 Delivery date.........................................................................-*
automatic transfer from one to the other without loss of Water ballast.............................................................28,575m3 *Although delivery was scheduled for end-2004, handover
engine power or speed. However, Gaz de France Energy Classification........................................Bureau Veritas + Hull, may be in 2005.

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GEESTSTROOM: North Sea feeder ship


for 45ft containers
Shipbuilder:...D Damen Shipyards Cargo Vessels, uniformly distributed loading of 1.75tonnes/m2, and Speed...............................................................140rev/min
The Netherlands container stack loadings of 60tonnes (20ft units), Main-engine driven alternator
Number ............................................................................1
(completely built at Damen Galatz, Romania) 70tonnnes (30ft), 90tonnes (40ft) and 95tonnes(45ft). Make/type.........................................Stamford/HCM 734H
Vessel's name: ................................Geeststroom Electrical supply is available for 180 refrigerated Output/speed........................................................1600kW
Hull number: ..................................................8 844 containers, and provision is included for the carriage of Diesel-driven alternators
Owner/operator.............R Reederei Jorg Kpping, hazardous cargoes. Number ............................................................................2
Engine make ...........................................................Scania
Germany The machinery room is abaft the cargo space and Type of fuel ................................................................MDO
Designer:.......D Damen Shipyards Cargo Vessels, contains a MaK 9M43 main engine developing 8400kW Output ...............................................................2 x 455kW
The Netherlands MCR at 500rev/min and driving a CP propeller through Alternator make/type ........................Stamford/HCM 534E
a Flender Navilus gearbox. Service speed at 90% MCR, Output ...............................................................2 x 433kW
Model tank establishment used:.............M MARIN, Mooring equipment
The Netherlands 15% sea margin and allowing for a 200kW PTO Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
Antigua
Flag: ........................................................A requirement, is 18knots at a design draught of 7.32m. 2 x mooring winch
Make....................................................................Ten Horn
Total number of sister Type........................................................electric-hydraulic
ships already completed:................................0 0 Lifesaving equipment
Total number of sister TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Number ..........................................1 x 16-person free-fall
Length, oa .................................................................140.64m Type..............................................GFF 5.7M
ships still on order: ........................................1 11 Length, bp.................................................................130.00m Make .......................................................................Hateke
(including 10 vessels for other owners) Depth, moulded to main deck Hatch covers
amidships ................................................................9.50m Design .............................................................MacGregor
forward ...................................................................12.40m Type ..................................................High-stowing folding

A
Width of double skin Containers
DECISION taken by intermodal transporter side .........................................................................1.60m Lengths ...............................20ft; 30ft; 40ft; 45ft; 48ft; 49ft
Geest to standardise, as far as possible, its future bottom ......................................................................1.50m Heights...................................................8ft; 8ft 6in; 9ft 6in
Anglo-European operations on 45ft high-cube Draught, design ............................................................7.32m Cell guides...................................moveable type in holds
containers (currently the maximum size used on Gross ..........................................................................7987gt Total TEU/FEU capacity........................................804/361
Deadweight, design ..................................................9400dwt
European roads), has led Damen to introduce this Speed, service (90% MCR: 15% sea margin:
On deck...........................................................598/264
In holds..............................................................206/97
Combi Feeder 800 design. Geeststroom is believed to be 200kW PTO) ........................................................18.00knots
Homogeneously loaded to 14tonnes.....................514
the first vessel of this type specifically configured to Bunkers
Reefer plugs ................................................................180
heavy oil...................................................................880m3
suit this larger box size (but which can also diesel oil...................................................................103m3 Tiers/rows
accommodate conventional 20ft, 30ft, 48ft, and 49ft Water ballast................................................................4597m3 On deck (maximum) ...............................................7/8
containers). Fuel consumption (main engine only)...............36tonnes/day In holds....................................................................4/7
Complement
Because the upper deck is raised by almost 3m Classification.....................Germanischer Lloyd, +100A5 E3,
Officers.............................................................................6
+MC E3 AUT IW. Equipped for
forward from a position between Nos 1 and 2 holds, Finnish/Swedish Ice Class 1A. Crew.................................................................................8
maximising container stowage at the resulting structural Container cargoes in holds and on Suez crew ........................................................................4
break produced a particular problem due to the hatch covers, fitted for dangerous Rudder..........................................Bot high-lift balanced type
Bow thruster
differing deck heights. This seemed likely to present an goods to SOLAS reg: 19 II-2 (except Class VII)
Percentage of high-tensile Make .....................................................................Wrtsil
unused deck space, however, cargo loading specialist steel used in construction .............................................24% Number ............................................................................1
MacGregor solved this potential problem by designing Heel control equipment .......................................Frank Mohn Output .....................................................................700kW
a system of hydraulically operated, folding supports Main engine Stern thruster
which fit into the gap between the two sets of hatches, Design ........................................................................MaK Make .....................................................................Wrtsil
Model ........................................................................9M43 Number ............................................................................1
and when raised allow an additional 3 x 8 rows of TEU Output .....................................................................500kW
Manufacturer ............................................Caterpillar MaK
to be carried in this location. The versatility of the Number ............................................................................1 Bridge control system
container stowage arrangements introduced into the Type of fuel .................................................................HFO Make ...........................................................Radio Holland
design mean that Standard ISO boxes of 2.438m, Output...............................................8400bhp/500rev/min One man operation .......................................................No
Gearbox Fire extinguishing systems
2.50m (pallet-friendly) and 2.6m widths, and 8ft, 8ft 6in Cargo holds.................................................................CO2
Make ......................................................................Flender
and 9ft 6in heights are all provided for. Model.................................................Navilus GUCP 1060 Engineroom ................................................CO2/Watermist
MacGregor was also called upon to develop a Number ............................................................................1 Radars
removable cell-guide system for the holds to suit the Output speed ...................................................140rev/min Number ............................................................................2
carriage of 40/45ft containers, the overall result being a Propeller Make .......................................................................Furuno
Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Models .....................................1 x 2115BB; 1 x 2135SBB
total TEU/FEU capacity of 804/361 (598/264 on
Designer/manufacturer .........................................Wrtsil Integrated bridge system ...................................................No
deck: 206/97 in holds). The same company supplied the Number ............................................................................1 Contract date ...........................................20 December 2002
high-stowing, hydraulically operated folding hatch Pitch................................................................Controllable Launch/float-out date ................................8 September 2004
covers, arranged in 2 + 2 panel sets and designed for a Diameter ..............................................................4900mm Delivery date .....................................................January 2005

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GOLAR VIKING: Hyundai's first


membrane-type LNG tanker
Shipbuilder:.................H Hyunda Heavy Industries Although Hyundai is actively exploring alternative Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
Co Ltd, Korea means of propulsion for LNG carriers (and at the end Designer/manufacture..........................................Hyundai
of 2004 secured its first orders for diesel-powered Number ............................................................................1
Vessel's name ..................................Golar Viking Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
1460
Hull number .................................................1 ships), a steam turbine set is to power Golar Viking, to Diameter ..............................................................8600mm
Owner/operator:.............G Golar LNG Ltd, Norway provide the best option, and an installation of this type Speed............................................................87/84rev/min
Designer:....................H Hyundai Heavy Industries produced by the Group's machinery arm in conjunction Steam turbine-driven alternators
Co Ltd, Korea with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, is fitted. This Number ............................................................................2
Model test establishment used: .............H Hyundai comprises high- and low-pressure turbines and an Make/type ..................................................Shinko/RG92-2
Maritime Research Institute, Korea astern unit developing 27,940kW, and driving a FP Output/speed.............................2 x 3500kW/1800rev/min
propeller through a Mitsubishi double-reduction Diesel-driven alternators
Marshall Islands
Flag: ..........................................M Number ............................................................................1
Total number of sister gearbox for a service speed of 19.70knots at 90% MCR. Engine make/type................Hyundai-MAN B&W/8L32/40
ships already completed:..................................-- Type of fuel ................................................................MDO
Total number of sister Output/speed.....................................3720kW/720rev/min
ships still on order: ...........................................-- TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Alternator make/type .................................Hyundai/HSJ-7
Length, oa .................................................................280.00m Output/speed.....................................3500kW/720rev/min
Length, bp.................................................................268.00m Exhaust-gas scrubbing equipment

I
Breadth, moulded .......................................................43.00m Type .........Shell and tube type with an extended surface
N the course of its 30-plus years existence, Hyundai Depth, moulded Position.....................................................On main boilers
has established a leader's reputation in most avenues to main deck ..........................................................26.00m Boilers
of cargo ship design and construction, not least as a to trunk deck..........................................................37.25m Number ............................................................................2
builder of LNG and LPG carriers. An example of the Width of double skin Type...................................................Dual-fuel water tube
latter, Polar Viking, appears elsewhere in this review, side .........................................................................2.50m Make ..................................................................Mitsubishi
built to a design which has become the Hyundai bottom ......................................................................3.20m Output ........................................................2 x 68,000kg/h
standard for this type of vessel. Golar Viking, however, Draught Mooring equipment
design ....................................................................11.40m Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
breaks new ground for the Korean yard since it is the scantling ...............................................................12.30m 2 x mooring winch
first time it has used the Gaz Transport/Technigaz Gross .......................................................................93,750gt Make ....................................................Rolls-Royce group
(GTT) membrane technique as a cargo containment Displacement ..................................................109,400tonnes Type .............................................Low-pressure hydraulic
system for LNG, replacing the Moss Maritime Lightweight .......................29,500tonnes Cargo tanks
'spherical tank' method always employed previously (see Deadweight Number .............................4 x GTT Mk 3 membrane type
LNG Rivers: Significant Ships of 2002). It is understood design ...............................................................70,000dwt Product range.............................................................LNG
scantling............................................................79,900dwt Coated tanks .................................................................No
that the GTT system will now become standard for Block coefficient.............................................................0.746 Cargo pumps
Hyundai tankers of this type, with the Moss technique Speed, service, 90% MCR ....................................19.70knots Number ............................................................................8
adopted only for new-generation floating offshore Cargo capacity Type....................................................Electric submerged
terminals where its sloshing characteristics in part-load liquid volume ....................................................140,207m3 Make.........................................................................Ebara
conditions will be advantageous. Bunkers Capacity........................................................8 x 1700m3/h
Golar Viking is a flush-decked vessel without heavy oil.................................................................5660m3 Cargo/ballast control systems
forecastle, but with a lowered mooring deck aft above a diesel oil...................................................................240m3 Make .....................................................Yokogawa France
Water ballast.............................................................56,170m3 Type....................Centum-CS, Distributed Control system
transom stern. The machinery space and deckhouse Fuel consumption Complement
block are also at the aft end, with the fore body fuel oil mode .........................................174.00tonnes/day Officers...........................................................................19
occupied by four cargo Mk 3 tanks which extend above dual-fuel mode Crew...............................................................................10
the upper deck where they are contained in a trunk. The fuel oil ................................................55.50tonnes/day Supernumaries.................................................................4
hull is double-skinned forming water ballast tanks and boil-off gas.........................................96.70tonnes/day Suez crew ........................................................................6
the cargo spaces are insulated in accordance with the Classification.....Det Norske Veritas Bow thruster
GTT Mk 3 system, utilising 270mm thick reinforced +1A1, Tanker for Liquefied Gas, Ship Make...................................................................Kawasaki
o
Type 2G (-163 C, 500kg/h, 0.25bar g),
polyurethane foam to satisfy the low daily boil-off rate Nauticus (new-building), EO, W1-OC,
Number ............................................................................1
of 0.15%. Output ...................................................................1700kW
ICS, TMON, PLUS-2, LCS(SID), COAT2, CLEAN Bridge control system
Cargo and ballasting operations, including Main engine (Steam turbine) Make ................................................................Kongsberg
monitoring, are carried out via a shore manifold at each Manufacturer.......................................Hyundai-Mitsubishi Type ....................................................Bridge line console
side of the upper deck amidships, and managed from a Model.....................................................................MS40-2 One man operation ......................................................Yes
control room situated below the wheelhouse. Number ............................................................................1 Fire detection system
Discharge is accomplished using two electric Output ................................................................27,940kW Make ......................................................Consilium Marine
submerged pumps at the bottom of each tank, rated at Gearbox Type.......................................................................CS3000
Type .......................................................Double reduction Integrated bridge system
1700m3/h, with pressure in the tanks maintained by gas Make ..................................................................Mitsubishi Make ................................................................Kongsberg
pumped in from shore or produced by the onboard Model .........................................................................D-49 Model ..............Seamap 10 (ECDIS): JH17C03 (conning)
LNG vaporiser. An emergency cargo pump is also Number ............................................................................1 Contract date......................................................24 July 2001
fitted, coming into action if both pumps in a tank Output speed ...............MCR: 87rev/min: NCR: 84rev/min Launch/float-out date ....................................16 August 2003
should fail. Propeller Delivery date ...............................November/December 2004

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HAMANASU: 20% fuel-cost reduction for


a ferry with CRP-Azipod propulsion
Shipbuilder:......M Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, simultaneously, a 'CRP Controller' has been developed. Azipod drive
(Nagasaki Shipyard), Japan This regulates the load balance of the propellers to Azipod
Design ...................................................................ABB
Vessel's name: ...................................Hamanasu optimise propulsion performance and can be operated Propeller material ..................................Stainless steel
2191
Hull number: ................................................2 from the bridge or engine control room consoles by a Number.......................................................................1
Owner/operator: ......S Shin Nihonkai Ferry Co Ltd, single lever. A feature of the CRP Azipod installation is Pitch.....................................................................Fixed
Japan that the two components can be operated Diesel-driven alternators (also for general service
Designer:..........M Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, independently in port or in some emergencies. electrical power)
Japan Number.......................................................................2
A total of 820 passengers can be carried on Engine make/type..............................Wrtsil/12V46C
Model test establishment Hamanasu, utilising four suites, 40 de-luxe cabins, and Type of fuel ...........................................................HFO
Mitsubishi Nagasaki
used: .................................M dormitory cabins on decks 4, 5, and 6. Public rooms Output/speed ......................2 x 12,600kW/514rev/min
R&D Centre, Japan provided include a restaurant, grill, cafe and cafe- Alternator make/type.............................................ABB
Total number of sister terrace, with conference facilities, forward saloons, Output/speed ......................2 x 12,200kW/514rev/min
ships already completed:..............................N Nil Diesel-driven auxiliary alternator
children's room, and a public bath and sauna arranged Number ............................................................................1
Total number of sister on deck 4. Lifesaving equipment includes 37 x 25- Engine make/type.................................Daihatsu/8DK32C
1
ships still on order: ..........................................1 person liferafts and two MES vertical chutes. Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
(delivered June 28, 2004) Vehicles are carried on three decks, with two Output/speed.....................................2910kW/720rev/min
accommodating trailers and trucks, and one available Alternator make/type ..................................................ABB
for cars. Total lane length is 2300m, and nominal Output/speed.....................................2760kW/720rev/min

T HE importance to the Japanese economy of fast


passenger/vehicle ferries which provide vital links
between the ports on the countrys long coastline, has
capacity is 158 trailers and 65 cars. Access is arranged
directly over the stern to deck 2, using a 7.5m x 6.0m
wide ramp, supplemented by a twin stern-quarter ramp
Boiler
Number........................................1
Type .....................................................Vertical water tube
Make .........................................................................Miura
been highlighted by the inclusion of a number of ships 16.5m long x 6.5m wide to the same deck. Two stern Output .................................................................5000kg/h
of this type in Significant Ships over the years. Suzuran side-shell doors are fitted at deck 3 level and a fixed Mooring equipment
(1996) is of particular interest to this report since it is ramp connects with deck 1. An internal turntable is Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
similar to our subject vessel - but with 15% less fitted on deck 3. 7 x mooring winch
transportation capacity, and because it was possible to Make.................................................................Fukushima
run both this 'old' ship, and the new design on exactly Type .......................................................Electric-hydraulic
Lifesaving equipment
the same route in similar conditions, to allow a full- TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Number/type.................................37 x 25-person liferafts
scale comparison between a 'conventional' twin-screw Length, oa .................................................................224.82m Make......................................................................Fujikura
diesel installation, and that of the hybrid CRP (contra- Length, bp.................................................................208.00m MES systems ...................................................................2
rotating propeller) pod system, installed as a world-first Breadth, moulded .......................................................26.00m Type ...................................................Vertical with liferafts
in Hamanasu. This exercise clearly demonstrated that Depth, moulded Vehicles
to main deck (No 2)...............................................10.00m
this brand-new advance offers a 20% fuel saving, with to upper deck (No 4) .............................................20.40m
Number of vehicle decks ...............3 (2 for trailers/trucks;
knock-on improvements in exhaust gas emissions and 1 for cars)
Draught Total lane length......................................................2300m
other aspects. design ......................................................................7.20m Total vehicles ......................................158 trailers/65 cars
The ABB CRP Azipod concept (initially developed by scantling ..................................................................7.40m Doors, ramps
ABB with Samsung, in Korea, for large container liners) Gross Number/type ..............................................1 x stern ramp
consists of a pod propulsion unit with stainless steel FP Japanese .............................................................16,810gt 2 x stern side ramps
propeller, operating behind a single, conventional, International .........................................................34,181gt 2 x stern side doors
Deadweight 1 x fixed ramp to deck 1
nickel-aluminium-bronze CP propeller. The two design ..................................................................5824dwt 1 x turntable
propellers face each other in a single-skeg hull form, scantling...............................................................6649dwt Designer ...............................................................Kyoritsu
and are contra-rotating. The Kawasaki-designed main Speed, service at 90% MCR.................................30.50knots Complement
propeller is driven mechanically by two 12,600kW Bunkers Officers...........................................................................10
Wrtsil 12V46C main engines, linked through a twin- heavy oil.................................................................1247m3 Crew...............................................................................50
input/single-output gearbox. Two similar sized engines diesel oil...................................................................148m3 Passengers
Water ballast................................................................4251m3 Total..............................................................................820
are also installed to drive the two 12,200kW ABB Fuel consumption Number of cabins ........................................................180
alternators which provide power for the ABB propulsion plant .........................................193tonnes/day Percentage outboard..................................................72%
propulsion pod, and for general ship service power. A Classification .....................................Japanese Government, Bow thrusters
third Daihatsu/ABB alternator set producing 2760kW non-international Make...................................................................Kawasaki
is also fitted for auxiliary use. (Greater Coastal Service) Number ............................................................................2
On trials, the hybrid machinery arrangement is Roll stabilisation equipment .............Mitsubishi fin stabilisers Output .............................................................2 x 1200kW
Main propeller drive Bridge control system ......................................................JRC
considered to have produced excellent results with Fire detection system
Main engines
32.04knots achieved on the measured mile. In service, Design .............................................................Wrtsil Make ...........................................................................NHE
the 30.50knots required to maintain an operational Model...............................................................12V46C Type...............................................................Addressable
schedule of 20hours each direction on the Tsuruga Manufacturer ...................................................Wrtsil Fire extinguishing system
(Honshu Island) to Otaru (Hokkaido Island) run, has Number.......................................................................2 Engineroom..............................................Fire foam/Hi-fog
been regularly attained, with the fuel savings noted Type of fuel ...........................................................HFO Make .........................................................Kashiwa/Nohmi
Output..................................2 x 12,600kW/500rev/min Vehicle spaces ....................................................Sprinkler
above confirmed by actual records over a five-month Make ........................................................................Nohmi
Gearbox
period. Make ..............................Niigata Converter Co (NICO) Radars
In addition to the propulsive benefits of the CRP Type........................................Twin input/single output Number ............................................................................2
Azipod system as an entity, the pod unit provides Number.......................................................................1 Make............................................................................JRC
exceptional manoeuvrability for this now popular Propeller Models .......................................................JMA-9822-9XA
Material .................................nickel-aluminium-bronze Integrated bridge................................................................No
concept, especially in port, thereby contributing to the Designer/manufacturer .................................Kawasaki Contract date ..................................................19 March 2003
claimed advantages of the system. To control the power Number.......................................................................1 Launch/float-out date ...................................17 January 2004
and revolutions of the CP propeller and the pod Pitch ..........................................................Controllable Delivery date .....................................................25 June 2004

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HIGH ENDEAVOUR: Italian owner selects


a popular STX tanker design
Shipbuilder: ......S STX Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Korea and each tank has an overflow line for ballast exchange Designer/manufacturer .................................STX/Hyundai
Vessel's name:...........................High Endeavour which is operated on an automatic remote control valve Number ............................................................................1
Hull number: .............................................S S-1123 system using a flow-through method. Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed

Owner/operator: ..............................d d'Amico Soc Since STX Shipbuilding forms part of the Ssangyong Diameter ..............................................................6000mm
engineering group, long established as a licensee of Speed...............................................................127rev/min
di Navigazione SpA, Italy MAN B&W diesel engines, this company was quite Diesel-driven alternators
Designer:..........S STX Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Korea naturally selected by its new subsidiary as principal Number ............................................................................3
Model tank test establishment used:........K KRISO supplier of main engines for its products; indeed, these Engine make/type .......STX-MAN B&W Holeby 6L23/30H
(Korea Research Institute of Ships engines are now being marketed under the STX brand Output/speed.................................3 x 740kW/720rev/min
name. The choice for this 47K ship design has fallen on Boilers
and Ocean Engineering), Korea
the MAN B&W 6S50MC-C Mk7 type, developing Number ...................................1 x oil fired; 1 x composite
Liberia
Flag: ..........................................................L Make ...................................................................KangRim
Total number of sister 9480kW at 127rev/min MCR, and running at 8058kW
(120.3rev/min) to drive a FP propeller at a service Output.................................1 x 18,000kg/h; 1 x 1200kg/h
ships already completed:................................1 1 Mooring equipment
speed of 15knots, allowing a 15% sea margin.
Total number of sister Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
ships still on order: ..........................................2 2 4 x mooring winch
Type.....................................................................hydraulic
TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Make .................................................................................-
Length. oa: ................................................................183.00m Cargo tanks

E UROPEAN owners, particularly, have shown


special interest in the MR class of product tanker
which STX inherited from Daedong; the builder has re-
Length, bp.................................................................179.90m
Breadth, moulded .......................................................32.20m
Depth, moulded ..........................................................19.10m
Number .............................14 plus 2 x slop; 1 x residuals
Cargo pumps
Type ................................................Submerged hydraulic
Width of double skin
named it the Advanced 47K Tanker, and it was an side ..........................................................................2.00m
Make ........................................................................Framo
Italian operator who took delivery of High Endeavour in bottom ......................................................................2.15m Duties.......................................10 x 600m3/h; 6 x 300m3/h
September. Although this is marketed as a standard Draught Cargo/ballast control systems
design, there are still opportunities for individual design ....................................................................11.00m Make .....................................................................Danfoss
owners to make changes to suit their own scantling ...............................................................12.43m Type..........................................Hydraulic: mimic diagram
Complement
requirements, and two extra cargo tanks have been Gross.........................................................................30,028gt
Officers ......................................11
included in this version - achieved by including an extra Deadweight
design......................................39,625dwt Crew ..................................................................................14
transverse bulkhead to split the basis No 5 (P&S) tank scantling............................................................46,992dwt Suez repair crew..............................................................6
to form an additional, centrally divided compartment. Speed, service (85% MCR)...................................15.00knots Special rudder..........................................Becker flap design
The vessel is single-decked with forecastle, and has a Cargo capacity Bow thruster
double-skin hull which is divided into seven pairs of liquid volume ......................................................54,458m3 Make...................................................................Kawasaki
cargo tanks by an arrangement of seven transverse (and Bunkers Number ............................................................................1
one centreline) corrugated bulkheads built up on stools. heavy oil.................................................................1344m3 Output .....................................................................950kW
Two slop tanks and a residuals tank, together with a Bridge control system
diesel oil...................................................................183m3
Make...................................................................STX/HKM
heavy fuel bunker, are positioned between the Water ballast.............................................................24.050m3
Type.........................................AC-4/SSV/ETS/DGSE/OPU
engineroom and the cargo space. With all stiffening Fuel consumption
One man operation .......................................................No
arranged outside of the tanks, a flush internal surface is main engine only ....................................32.65tonnes/day
Fire detection system
provided which is coated with 300microns of Sigma auxiliaries .........................................................4.00m3/day
Make....................................................................Saracom
phenolic epoxy. The side and double-bottom tanks in Classification ..........Bureau Veritas I + Mach Oil Tanker ESP,
Type .........................................................................T1016
the double-hull space are used for water ballast and Chemical Tanker ESP, Unrestricted Navigation,
Fire extinguishing system
+ VeriSTAR-Hull, +AUT-UMS, +AUT-PORT,
protected by a light-coloured tar-free epoxy. Cargo deck ......................................................Fixed foam
MON-SHAFT, CLEAN-AIR, ALP, INWATER
Frank Mohn (Framo) hydraulically driven submerged SURVEY, SPM, VCS,
Make........................................................................NK Co
pumps are fitted to handle the cargo, with the 10 largest CARGOCONTROL, MANOVR
Engineroom, paint store ..............................................CO2
spaces utilising 600m3/h units, and the four smaller Percentage of high-tensile steel
Make........................................................................NK Co
worked by similar 300m3/h versions. Nine cargo Waste disposal plant
used in construction .................................................24.80% Incinerator
segregations can be dealt with by the piping system, Main engine Make...................................................Kay Lindegaard
which is designed to carry crude oil, oil products, and Design ..............................................................MAN B&W Model.......................................................SH-20SR/SM
IMO Types II and III chemicals. In all, over 330 Model ......................................................6S50MC-C Mk 7 Sewage plant
commodities, including sodium hydroxide solution can Manufacturer .............................................STX Engine Co Make.......................................................DVZ-Services
be loaded. Two more 300m3/h pumps serve the slop Number ............................................................................1 Model .......................................................DVZ-SKA-20
tanks, and a single 100m3/h pump is fitted in the Output ................................................9480kW/127rev/min Contract date .....................................................20 May 2002
residuals tank. Ballasting is accomplished by two Propeller Launch/float-out date .........................................20 July 2004
conventional Frank Mohn 750m3/h hydraulic pumps, Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Delivery date ...........................................21 September 2004

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HIGH POWER: tanker with electronically


controlled main engine
Shipbuilder: ...............N Naikai Zosen Corp, Japan and palm oil in a cargo space divided into six pairs of Designer/manufacturer...............Nakashima Propeller Co
Vessel's name: ..................................High Power tanks, plus two slop tanks, by a centreline, and Number ............................................................................1
Hull number ...................................................6 684 transverse bulkheads. Cargo handling uses four electric Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
pumps of 800m3/h and 300m3/h capacity, and four Diameter ..............................................................5850mm
Owner/operator: ......G Golden Product Tanker SA, Speed...............................................................123rev/min
Panama grades of cargo can be carried simultaneously. Pure
Diesel-driven alternators
Designer: ...................N Naikai Zosen Corp, Japan epoxy coatings are employed in the tanks, and cargo and Number ............................................................................3
Model test establishment ballast operations are remotely controlled from the Engine make/type..................................................Yanmar
cargo control room. Output/speed.................................3 x 970kW/900rev/min
used:.................................................................- The Hitachi-MAN B&W 6S50ME-C main engine
Panama
Flag: .......................................................P Alternator make/type .................................................Taiyo
described above has an MCR of 9480kW at Output/speed.................................3 x 850kW/900rev/min
Total number of sister 127rev/min, and an NCR of 8530kW when running at Boilers
ships already completed:................................1 1 123rev/min. It is directly coupled to a FP propeller to Number ............................................................................1
Total number of sister give a service speed of 15.70knots. Electrical supply is Type .....................................................Vertical, watertube
ships still on order: ..........................................3 3 derived from three Yanmar/Taiyo alternators, each Make .........................................................................Miura
producing 850kW at 900rev/min. Steam consumption Output ..............................................................12,000kg/h
is satisfied from a vertical watertube boiler with an Mooring equipment
output of 12,000kg/h. A notable inclusion in the
T
Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
HE significance of High Power lies principally with specification is an Ocean Schilling rudder. The Make .........................................................Nippon Pusnes
its main engine. Basically just another example of accommodation block is arranged aft above the Type ........................................................Electro-hydraulic
the well-tried MAN B&W 6S50C design, this particular machinery room, and is separated from the engine and Cargo tanks
unit, however, enters service as Japan's first funnel casing to minimise vibration and noise problems. Number .................................14, including 2 x slop tanks
electronically controlled engine of the MAN B&W Grades of cargo carried..................................................4
type, and features what is claimed to be the world's Product range..........................white and black products,
most advanced technology for powering large ships, TECHNICAL PARTICULARS crude oil, palm oil
including improved gas emissions, and reduced fuel Length, oa .................................................................179.90m Coated tanks ...................................................pure epoxy
and lubricating oil consumption. Electronically Length, bp.................................................................172.00m Cargo pumps
controlled engines are becoming increasingly popular Breadth, moulded .......................................................32.20m Number ............................................................................4
in the marine field today. Depth, moulded Type ...........................................electric, horizontal screw
to main deck ..........................................................19.25m Make .................................................................Taiko Kikai
Hitachi Zosen Diesel & Engineering Corp Width of double skin
(HZD&E), an affiliate of the Hitachi Zosen group, Capacity..................................................800m3/h/300m3/h
side ..........................................................................2.00m Ballast/cargo control systems
built this innovative engine which is distinguished from bottom ......................................................................2.15m
previous S50C designs by the inclusion of the letter 'E' Make.................................................Nakakita Seisakusho
Draught Type...........................................................Remote control
in its designation: 'S50ME-C', denoting electronic design ....................................................................11.65m
control. Principal characteristics of the modifications Complement
scantling ................................................................12.78m
incorporated in this model include the claim that Gross .......................................................................28,245gt Officers ....................................9
because fuel injection and exhaust timing can be Deadweight Crew...............................................................................12
changed during operation, optimal adjustment design ...............................................................41,253dwt Supernumaries/spare ......................................................4
Special rudder ...............................................Ocean Schilling
matching load condition is possible, allowing the engine scantling............................................................46,866dwt
Fire detection system
to achieve NOx reduction, smokeless operation, fuel Speed, service, 90% MCR ....................................15.70knots
Cargo capacity Make ......................................Nippon Hakuyo Electronics
cost reduction, and improvements in reversing and Type .................................................................FF-3062-10
liquid volume ......................................................54,911m3
quick stopping performance. Better low-load Bunkers Fire extinguishing system
performance is also obtainable since even in that heavy oil.................................................................2090m3 Cargo tanks ..............................................................Foam
condition high injection pressures are possible. diesel oil...................................................................228m3 Make.........................................................Kashiwa Co Ltd
Other features of note are the inclusion of an Water ballast.............................................................20,340m3 Engineroom .................................................................CO2
accurate timing control system which is arranged to Fuel consumption Make ...............................................Nippon Dry Chemical
match the operating environment, and allows the main engine only ....................................37.10tonnes/day Radars
overhaul intervals for combustion components to be auxiliaries ..................................................2.30tonnes/day
Number ............................................................................2
extended, whilst higher governing precision ensures Classification ....................................Nippon Kaiji Kyokai NS*
Make ........................................................Japan Radio Co
stable operation, even when the minimum engine speed (Tanker, Oils - Flashpoint
o Models ..............................JMA-9823-SA; JMA-9822-6XA
is lowered to 11% MCR. In addition, the replacement of below 60 C), (ESP), MNS*
Integrated bridge system ...................................................No
mechanical parts by electronically controlled items Main engine
Design ..............................................................MAN B&W Waste disposal plant
reduces the potential for deterioration and damage. Model................................................................6S50ME-C Incinerator
Alongside development of the electronic control Manufacturer ....................................Hitachi Zosen Diesel Make....................................................................Miura
aspects of this 6S50 ME-C derivative, HZD&E has & Engineering Corp Model ...........................................................BGW-30N
installed monitoring systems aimed at detecting signs of Number ............................................................................1 Sewage plant
engine trouble and taking appropriate preventative Type of fuel used........................................................HFO Make...........................................Taiko Kikai Industries
measures, and coping with changes in the operating Output ......................................MCR: 9480kW/127rev/min Model ................................................................SBT-25
environment. NCR: 8530kW/123rev/min Contract date...............................................29 October 2002
High Power is a flush-decked, double-hull tanker Propeller Launch/float-out date ...........................................6 May 2004
suitable for the carriage of refined products, crude oil Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Delivery date ...........................................30 September 2004

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IRENE SL: Hyundai Samho delivers


319,000dwt VLCC
Shipbuilder:................................H Hyundai Samho parent Hyundai name, however, Irene SL does differ Main engine-driven alternators ...........................................Nil
Heavy Industries Ltd, Korea from some of those deliveries by having an alternative Diesel-driven alternators
Vessel's name: .......................................Irene SL machinery installation. On this occasion, Hyundai Number ............................................................................3

Hull number: ................................................S S203 Heavy Industries has supplied a MAN B&W 6S90MC- Engine make ........................................................Hyundai
C main engine with an MCR output of 29,340kW at Type of fuel ................................................................MDO
Owner/Operator: ............E Enesel SA,/N S Lemos, 76rev/min, allowing a service speed of 15.70knots to Output/speed...............................3 x 1250kW/750rev/min
Greece Alternator make ....................................................Hyundai
be developed from the FP propeller at 85% of this Output/speed..................................3 1180kW/720rev/min
Designer: ........................H Hyundai Samho Heavy power. Exhaust-gas scrubbing equipment
Industries Ltd, Korea Another change sees the deletion of the shaft-driven Manufacturer ...........................................Kashiwa Co Ltd
Model test establishment alternator, with electrical supply derived solely from Type .................................8501m3-24,000m3/h; Nos 1 and
used: .........HHyundai Marine Research Institute, diesel-driven sets: in this case, three Hyundai 1180kW 2 auxiliary boiler exhaust-gas uptake
Korea units. To conform with recently applied environmental Boilers
issues, an inert-gas scrubber system with a capacity of Number ............................................................................2
Greece
Flag: ........................................................G 18,501m3-24,000m3, is fitted to the exhaust gas uptake Type........................................Automatic, forced draught,
Total number of sister of the auxiliary boilers. HFO burning
ships already completed:..............................N Nil Make......................................Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Total number of sister Output ........................................................2 x 45,000kg/h
Mooring equipment
ships still on order: ..........................................2 2 TECHNICAL PARTICULARS
Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
Length, oa .................................................................333.00m
6 x mooring winch
Length, bp.................................................................319.00m
Make.................................................................Fukushima

T HE Hyundai Heavy Industries Group was founded Breadth, moulded .......................................................60.00m


Type .......................................................................Electric
Depth, moulded ..........................................................30.40m
in 1972, and has since expanded from a one-yard to Width of double skin
Cargo tanks
a two-yard operation, based on the original Ulsan site side ..........................................................................3.54m
Number..................................................15 + 2 slop tanks
(which now includes a 'yard-within-a yard' dedicated to Grades of cargo carried......................................crude oil
bottom ......................................................................3.00m
Coated tanks............................................Sigma/TCN 300
VLCC construction), and the former Halla shipyard at Draught
Cargo pumps
Samho, near Mokpo on the country's west coast; the design ....................................................................21.00m
Number ............................................................................3
latter was absorbed after Halla got into serious financial scantling ................................................................22.50m
Type ....................................................Vertical, centrifugal
difficulties. Their combined output gives rise to the Gross.......................................................................161,175gt
Single stage
Displacement ..................................................362,905tonnes
claim that the group is the largest ship producer in the Lightweight ........................................................43,658tonnes
Make........................................................................Shinko
world, and if output from the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Deadweight
Capacity........................................................3 x 5000m3/h
Cargo/ballast control system
is included, Hyundai shipyards contribute an amazing design .............................................................292,205dwt Make ..........................................Danfoss Marine Systems
20% of the world's output. Following the recent re- scantling..........................................................319,247dwt Type ........................................Hydraulic remote control
organisation, it is from the Samho yard, now trading Block coefficient (design) ............................................0.8132 Complement
independently within the group, that Irene SL has been Speed, service (85% MCR)...................................15.70knots Officers...........................................................................13
delivered into a fleet controlled by one of Greece's Cargo capacity Crew...............................................................................17
liquid volume .353,328m3
oldest shipping families. Bunkers
Suez/repair crew..............................................................6
This vessel is single-decked with a sunken aft deck, Bridge control system
heavy oil.................................................................9898m3 Make ........................................Hyundai Heavy Industries
but without a forecastle, and is constructed with a diesel oil...................................................................395m3 One man operation .......................................................No
double skin 3.54m wide at the sides and 3.0m deep at Water ballast...........................................................104,041m3 Fire detection system
the bottom dedicated to water ballast. Fifteen cargo Percentage of segregated ballast .................................100% Make....................................................................Saracom
tanks are formed within the hull from a combination of Fuel consumption Type ...........................................................................T890
two longitudinal, and four transverse bulkheads, all of main engine only ..................................104.70tonnes/day Fire extinguishing systems
troughed construction. As with most vessels of this Classification ............................................Det Norske Veritas Engineroom..............................Expansion and local foam
type and size, a sloping bilge is arranged in the five port +A1, Tanker for oil ESP, Nauticus, Make.........................................................Kashiwa Co Ltd
and starboard wing tanks. Framing within the double (Newbuilding), EO, VCS-2, TMON, SPM Radar
hull space is arranged longitudinally, and the cargo tanks Percentage of high-tensile Number ............................................................................2
are protected by Sigma TCN 300 coatings. steel used in construction .............................................36% Make ........................................................Japan Radio Co
Irene SL can carry three grades of cargo Main engine Model ................................JMA-9932-SA; JMA-9922-6XA
simultaneously, handled by three steam-turbine-driven Design ..............................................................MAN B&W Waste disposal plant
Model ...............................................................6S90MC-C Incinerator
pumps, each delivering 5000m3/h and housed in a room Manufacturer............................Hyundai Heavy Industries
at the forward end of the engineroom. Cargo and Make..................................................................HMMC
Number ............................................................................1 Model ............................................MAXI 1200SL WSM
ballast control and monitoring systems are Type of fuel .......................................................HFO/MDO Waste disposer
computerised and cover operation of pumps, valves, Output ...............................................29,340kW/76rev/min Make .............................................................Electrolux
ullage measurement, and inert-gas facilities. Radar-beam Propeller Model ..........................................................................-
level gauges are fitted, and an electro-pneumatic Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Sewage plant
method of sounding is used in the ballast tanks. Crude Designer/manufacturer ............Hyundai Heavy Industries Make ..........................................................Hamworthy
oil washing facilities are incorporated utilising a Number ............................................................................1 Model ..................................................................ST-2A
3000m3/pump fitted in the pumproom. Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed Contract date ...........................................18 December 2002
The design of this Hyundai-Samho VLCC is based Diameter ...........................................................10,000mm Launch/float-out date .........................................19 July 2004
very closely upon similar vessels produced under the Speed.................................................................76rev/min Delivery date................................................12 October 2004

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KIISLA: 14,000dwt ice-strengthened


products tanker
Shipbuilder:.................E Estaleiros Navais de Viana Van Kaick 1500kVA shaft-driven alternator is installed, Make..................................................................A Van Kaick
do Castelo SA (ENVC), Portugal and there are three diesel-driven alternators fitted: two of Output/speed ....................................1500kVA/1200rev/min
Vessel's name: ...............................................Kiisla 1284kVA and one of 851kVA. Two boilers with an output Diesel-driven alternators
Hull number: .....................................................2 224 of 10tonnes each provide steam. A Rolls-Royce bow Number............................................................................3
Owner/operator: ..............F Fortum Oil and Gas Oy, thruster with an output of 800kW is also provided. Engine make ............................................................Wrtsil
Finland Number/type...........................................2 x 6L20; 1 x 4L20
Designers:....E ENVC, Portugal/Deltamarin, Finland TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Type of fuel ...................................................................MDO
Model test establishment Length, oa.....................................................................139.75m Output/speed.................................2 x 1020kW/900rev/min;
used: ..........................................H HSVA, Germany Length, bp ....................................................................132.10m 1 x 680kW/900rev/min
Finland
Flag: ............................................................F Breadth, moulded...........................................................21.70m Alternator make.................................................A Van Kaick
Total number of sister ships Depth, moulded Output/speed ................................2 x 1284kVA/900rev/min
already completed: ..........................................N Nil to main deck .............................................................12.15m 1 x 851kVA/900rev/min
Total number of sister to poop deck.............................................................15.15m Boilers
ships still on order: .............................................2 2 Width of double skin (minimum) Number................................................................................2
side..............................................................................1.25m Type ...............................................................................CHB
bottom .........................................................................1.45m

R
Make.........................................................................Aalborg
EADERS of Significant Ships might recall previous Draught
Output .......................................................2 x 10tonnes/day
reviews of newbuildings delivered into the service of design..........................................................................8.70m
Mooring equipment
Finnish operator Fortum, the national oil major formerly scantling......................................................................9.00m
Number/type .......................................................................7
known as Neste. The most recent of these appeared last Gross ..............................................................................9910gt
Make ..................................................................Rolls-Royce
year and featured the innovative double-acting tankers Displacement........................................................19,574tonnes
Type ...........................................................................Electric
Mastera and Tempera, designed to serve the Northern Sea Lightweight ..............................................................5661tonnes
Route across Russia. Cargo tanks
Deadweight
Alongside these specialist vessels, the company is in the design .................................................................14,000dwt Number................................................12 plus 2 cargo/slop
process of adding more conventional tankers to its fleet in scantling...............................................................14,750dwt Grades of cargo carried..................oil products/chemicals
the shape of a 25,000dwt contract placed with the Jinling Block coefficient ................................................................0.761 Type of coating .....................Advanced Polymer Coatings,
shipyard, People's Republic of China, and the subject Speed, service, 85% MCR, 15% sea margin..........15.30knots Marineline
vessel of 14,000dwt, delivered from the Viana do Castelo Cargo capacity Stainless steel..............................................AISI 316 piping
shipyard in Portugal. liquid volume..........................................................16,082m3 Cargo pumps
Both designs have involved Finnish consultancy Bunkers Type......................................................Electric submersible
Deltamarin in aspects of the design: in the case of heavy oil ......................................................................778m3 Number .....................12 x DL150 d/200; 2 x DL100 d/100;
ENVC, this included the supply of steelwork drawings diesel oil ......................................................................125m3 1 DL80 d/100 (cargo drain tank)
covering the cargo area, produced in accordance with the Water ballast ...................................................................6458m3 Make ...................................................................Hamworthy
requirements of Det Norske Veritas and especially Percentage segregated ballast ........................................100% Capacities..............12 x 350m3 /h; 2 x 150m3/h; 1 x 50m3/h
conforming with its '1A Super' notation for navigation in Fuel consumption Cargo/ballast control system..................Napa/Saab/Valmarine
ice, necessitating specific consideration of hull form, main engine ....................................................34tonnes/day Complement
structure and the propulsion system. Kiisla is a single- auxiliaries ........................................................12tonnes/day Officers ................................................................................7
decked vessel with forecastle and poop, upon which is Classification................Det Norske Veritas 1A1, Tanker for Oil, Crew ....................................................................................7
built a four-tier superstructure providing accommodation Chemicals,ESP, ICE 1A, EO, Supernumaries....................................................................4
for 14 personnel and 4 supernumaries. A cofferdam + NAUT-AW, VCS-2, ETC, HLI.54 Bow thruster
separates these decks from a wheelhouse offering virtual Percentage of high-tensile Make.................................................Rolls-Royce TT 2000 II
all-round vision. steel used in construction.................................................38% Number................................................................................1
The hull is double-skinned and surrounds a space Main engine Output ........................................................................800kW
divided by a centreline, and transverse bulkheads, into Design ......................................................................Wrtsil
Bridge control system
seven pairs of cargo tanks. Nos 4 and 5 tanks P&S are Model..........................................................................8L46C
Make...........................................................................Furuno
smaller than the remainder, whilst the Nos 7 P&S Manufacturer ............................................................Wrtsil
One man operation .........................................................Yes
compartments are arranged to also serve as slop tanks. Number................................................................................1
Fire detection system
The use of troughed construction for the bulkheads, and Output .............................................1 x 8400kW/500rev/min
Make ......................................................................Autronica
the inclusion of side stiffening within the double hull and Gearbox
deck beams mounted externally, ensures a plain surface Type..................................................................BS-100 DYFI
Make..............................................................................Renk
within the tanks which are protected by MarineLine Model..................................................................HSUL-1120 Fire extinguishing system
coatings. Number................................................................................1 Cargo deck ..................................................................Foam
The cargo systems are suitable for products of specific Output/speed.........................................................8400kW/- Make ............................................................................Unitor
gravities between 0.66 and 1.54tonnes/m3 and of a Propeller Radars
temperature range between -20oC and +80oC. Stainless Material ..........................................................Stainless steel Number................................................................................2
steel piping of AISI grade 316 is used and cargo handling Designer/manufacturer .....................................Rolls-Royce Make.......................................................................Selesmar
is by means of 14 Hamworthy deepwell pumps. Number................................................................................1 Models ...................................................................10DC001
Kiisla is fitted with an 8-cylinder Wrtsil main engine of Pitch ...................................................................Controllable Integrated bridge system
the 8L46C type, with an MCR output of 8400kW at Diameter..................................................................5100mm Make...........................................................................Furuno
500rev/min. This drives a CP stainless steel propeller Speed ...................................................................................- Contract date.........................................................14 May 2001
through a Renk gearbox for a service speed of 15.3knots Main-engine driven alternator Launch/float-out date......................................22 January 2004
at 85% MCR, with a sea margin allowance of 15%. An A Number................................................................................1 Delivery date...................................................29 October 2004

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MARY ARCTICA: box ship for Greenland


Shipbuilder: ..................G Gdansk Shiprepair Yard and assuming 1000kW diverted to a shaft-driven Designer.................................................MAN B&W Alpha
'REMONTOWA' alternator via a Renk gearbox. Also fitted are three Number ............................................................................1
Pitch................................................................Controllable
(hull built at Gdansk Shipyard), MAN B&W Holeby/Leroy Somer diesel-alternator Diameter ..............................................................5100mm
Poland sets: two producing 735kW and one 645kW. One Speed...............................................................129rev/min
Vessel's name: ................................Mary Arctica exhaust-gas and one oil-fired boiler provide steam, and Main engine-driven alternator
1104
Hull number .................................................1 the main engine is fitted with an exhaust- gas scrubbing Number ............................................................................1
Owner/operator: ......................R Royal Arctic Line, system. An 800kW tunnel thruster at bow and stern, Make/type .............................Leroy Somer/LSA 53VS7/6p
Greenland Output/speed...................................1600kW/1200rev/min
and a Schilling-type rudder supplied by Becker Marine Diesel-driven alternators
Designer: .....................G Gdansk Shiprepair Yard,
'REMONTOWA' and operated by two Rolls-Royce Tenfjord rotary-vane Number ............................................................................3
Poland/Carl Bro A/S, Denmark steering gears, provide the extra manoeuvrability Engine make/type...........MAN B&W Holeby/2 x 8L16/24;
required for working in Greenland's small harbours. 1 x 5L16/24
Model test establishment Output/speed............................2 x 1088kW/1200rev/min;
used:..................F Force Technology, Denmark 1 x 680kW/1200rev/min
Denmark (DIS)
Flag: ............................................D Alternator make/type ............................Leroy Somer/AEM
Total number of sister Output/speed..............................2 x 760kW/1200rev/min;
ships already completed:..............................N Nil TECHNICAL PARTICULARS 1 x 475kW/1200rev/min
Length. oa .................................................................113.00m Exhaust-gas scrubbing equipment
Total number of sister Length, bp.................................................................102.45m Manufacturer........................................Aalborg Industries
Nil
ships still on order: ........................................N Breadth, moulded .......................................................22.70m Type............................................EXV 1022-28-57-900-SD
Depth, moulded Cargo cranes
to main deck ..........................................................15.15m Number ............................................................................2

G REENLAND's trading requirements include


ships for both overseas links, and coastal feeder
services, as evidenced by two specialist vessels
to tween deck ........................................................12.00m
Width of double skin
side ..........................................................................2.40m
Make .....................................................................Liebherr
Type ...............................................................CBW 45/298
Performance ........................................2 x 45tonne/29.8m
bottom ......................................................................1.60m Mooring equipment
described in previous editions of Significant Ships. From Draught Number ................................2 x mooring winch/windlass;
1994 came Sea Arctica, designed to operate on the design ......................................................................7.00m 3 x mooring winch
mainly containerised route to Denmark, with the scantling ..................................................................8.20m Make ...............................................................Rolls-Royce
smaller Irena Arctica a delivered in 1995 to maintain a max container ..........................................................7.50m Type .......................................................................Electric
feeder run along the west coast of the island, Gross.........................................................................10,300gt Hatch covers
northwards from the capital Nuuk. Joining the fleet in Displacement ....................................................11,465tonnes Design .............................................................MacGregor
Lightweight ................................................................5100dwt
2004 is Mary Arctica, the largest ship yet built by Deadweight
Manufacturer ..........................................Stocznia Gdansk
Remontowa; she will go into service between ports in Type.....................................................Lift-away pontoons
design...............................................................6365dwt Containers
Northern Europe and various harbours in Greenland. scantling...............................................................8870dwt Lengths ................................................................20ft; 40ft
The general arrangement plan shows the vessel's Block coefficient.............................................................0.704 Cell guides ...............................................Deck and holds
interesting profile, with the aft-end lines forming a Speed, service, 90% MCR, 15% sea margin, Total TEU capacity.......................................................572
1000kW shaft alternator engaged ......................15.30knots
'pram-shape' complete with a central skeg, and the fore Cargo capacity
on deck ..................................................................313
end almost replicating the shape with a spoon-type bow, grain ....................................................................14,486m3
in holds ...................................................................259
designed to enable the vessel to perform an icebreaking homogeneously loaded to 14tonnes .....................384
Bunkers
reefer plugs ............................................................220
function by sliding on to the ice and crushing it under heavy oil ................................................................1176m3
Tiers/rows (maximum)
its weight. Construction, under the highest ice-class diesel oil...................................................................258m3
on deck....................................................................5/9
notation (ICE 1A*) of Det Norske Veritas, means that Water ballast................................................................6123m3
Container operations in holds ....................................................................5/7
as well as the ice belt along the ship's side, Mary Arctica water ballast carried when loaded........................1850m3 Ballast control system
has shell plating forward which is up to 30mm thick and Fuel consumption Make ..........................................................Lyngs Marine
a 50mm stem plate. Additionally, an ice-knife is fitted main engine .................................................31tonnes/day Complement
above the rudder and ice-fins in front of the propeller. auxiliaries .......................................................3tonnes/day Officers.............................................................................8
The design includes a double-skin hull extending into Classification .....Det Norske Veritas +1A1, ICE-1A*, General Crew.................................................................................7
Cargo/Container Carrier, EO, ICS, DG-P, In Water Survey Special rudder ...........................................................Schilling
the engineroom, and surrounding a cargo space Percentage of high-tensile Bow and stern thrusters
containing four box-shaped holds, fitted with cell guides steel used in construction ...........................................~30% Make................................................Rolls-Royce Kamewa
and suitable for the carriage of 259TEU, with a further Heel control equipment............300m3 tank with 480m3 pump Number ............................1 x stern; 1 x bow. Tunnel type
313 loaded on the upper deck and on hatch covers. A Main engine Output ...............................................................2 x 800kW
whaleback forward affords protection to mooring Design ..............................................................MAN B&W Fire detection system
arrangements and deck cargo. The double-hull space is Model ...............................................................6S46MC-C Make ...................................................................Autronica
given over to water ballast, with fuel capacity provided Manufacturer ........................................HCP (H Cegielski) Fire extinguishing system
Number ............................................................................1
in deeptanks between the hold bulkheads. With much Type of fuel used........................................................HFO
Cargo holds.................................................................CO2
of its cargo bound for small Greenland harbours, Mary Output ................................................7860kW/129rev/min Make.........................................................................Unitor
Arctica is self-sustaining, with two 45tonne Liebherr Gearbox Engineroom......................................CO2/Local water mist
cranes positioned on tall pedestals on the centreline. Make ..........................................................................Renk Make ............................................................Unitor/Semco
Contract date ....................................................26 June 2003
The main engine is a Cegielski-MAN B&W 6S46MC- Model .......................................................SHHII-1430/950
Launch/float-out date ................................3 September 2004
Number ............................................................................1
C type having an MCR rating of 7860kW at Output speed (to shaft alternator) ...................200rev/min Delivery date............................................................End-2004
129rev/min and driving a CP propeller. Service speed at Propeller Note: Although scheduled for end-2004 completion, delivery might
90% MCR is 15.30knots, allowing a 15% sea margin Material .......................................................Stainless steel extend into 2005.

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METHANE KARI-ELIN: Samsung-built LNG


carrier
Shipbuilder: ..............S Samsung Heavy Industries plant, integrated automation equipment and shipboard Turbine make/type ............................Mitsubishi/AT42CT-B
Co Ltd, Korea management systems can be remotely operated from Output/speed.............................2 x 3450kW/1800rev/min
Alternator make/type...........................ABB/AMG 630M4L
Vessel's name: ........................Methane Kari-Elin the engine control room. Also installed is a one-man Output/speed...................................3450kW/1800rev/min
Hull number: ................................................1 1428 bridge system complying with Lloyd's NAV1/IBS Diesel-driven alternator
Owner/operator: .............B BG LNG services, USA notations, and part of a Kongsberg Norcontrol DB10 Number ............................................................................1
Designer:.....S Samsung Heavy Industries Co Ltd, installation. Engine make/type.................................Wrtsil/9R32LNE
Although Samsung has very recently secured its first Output/speed...............................1 x 3647kW/720rev/min
Korea contract for diesel-powered LNG tankers, Methane Alternator make/type ..............ABB/AMG 900SM 10LSEA
Bermuda
Flag: ......................................................B Output/speed.....................................3450kW/720rev/min
Karin-Elin continues to utilise the well-proven steam Boilers
Total number of sister turbine-driven concept, based on a Kawasaki cross- Number ............................................................................2
ships already in service: ...............................N Nil compound impulse-type UA-400 unit developing Type .................................................................UME 65/50
Total number of sister 39,500shp (29,044kW). This is supplied with steam Make ......................................Kawasaki Heavy Industries
ships still on order: ........................................N Nil from boilers arranged to burn oil or boil-off gas. An Output ........................................................2 x 65tonnes/h
integral gearbox reduces turbine speed to 90rev/min at Mooring equipment
Number ................................2 x mooring winch/windlass;
the FP propeller to give a service speed at 85% 7 x mooring winch
maximum output of 20.10knots. Electrical
S AMSUNG'S first venture into the world of LNG
transportation occurred as recently as 1999, since
when orders received by the yard for the special type of
requirements are derived from two steam turbine-driven
alternators and a diesel-driven set.
Make/type.........................Kocks/high-pressure hydraulic
Cargo tanks
Number ............................................................................4
Grades of cargo carried..................................................1
tanker required for this cargo have reached well into Product range.............................................................LNG
double-figures. With a capacity of around 138,000m3, Tank system ......................................................GTT Mk III
Methane Kari-Elin represents a size of vessel which, by TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Stainless steel ...........................................Primary barrier;
Length, oa .................................................................278.80m
general consensus, has become something of a 'norm' Length, bp.................................................................266.00m
pump tower, liquid piping
for builders and operators worldwide, and for which Breadth, moulded .......................................................42.60m
Cargo pumps
Samsung has developed a standard design used for Number ....................................8
Depth, moulded
Type ...................................................Submerged electric
most of the LNG carriers produced at the Koje Island to main deck ..........................................................26.00m
Make.........................................................................Ebara
shipyard in the past five years. It features a single- to trunk deck..........................................................32.70m
Capacity........................................................8 x 1700m3/h
decked hull with aft sunken deck, raked stem with Width of double skin
Ballast/cargo control
side ..........................................................................2.30m
bulbous bow, transom stern, and accommodation bottom ......................................................................3.40m
Make....................................................Kongsberg Simrad
spaces positioned aft, above the machinery space. Draught Type........................................................................PS-400
The double-skin hull has side spaces joined with top design ....................................................................11.35m Complement
and bottom wing tanks arranged to carry water ballast, scantling ................................................................12.00m Officers...........................................................................24
and encloses four individual cargo tanks separated by Gross .......................................................................93,410gt Crew...............................................................................12
Suez/repair crew..............................................................6
cofferdams and extending above the upper deck, where Deadweight
Bow thruster
they are enclosed in a fore and aft trunk which includes design ...............................................................68,250dwt
scantling............................................................74,000dwt Make ......................................Kawasaki Heavy Industries
access passages linking the extremities of the vessel. Block coefficient.............................................................0.741 Number ............................................................................1
The space forward of No1 tank is divided into three Speed, service, 85% MCR ....................................20.10knots Output .............................................................1 x 2500kW
tanks: at the centre is a fuel bunker, with water ballast Cargo capacity Bridge control system
carried at the sides. The cargo tanks have been liquid volume ....................................................138,200m3 Make ..............................................Kongsberg Norcontrol
constructed in accordance with the Gaz Transport and Bunkers Type .........................................................................DB-10
Technigas (GTT) Mk III containment system for the heavy oil.................................................................7700m3 One man operation ......................................................Yes
transport of LNG cargoes at cryogenic temperature diesel oil...................................................................400m3 Fire detection system
Water ballast.............................................................54,200m3 Make ......................................................Consilium Marine
(-163C) and atmospheric pressure. These are enclosed Fuel consumption.........................................171.7tonnes/day Type..................................................................CS-3000
in a primary membrane of 1.2mm thick corrugated Classification ........Lloyd's Register +LMC, NAV1, IBS, UMS, Fire extinguishing system
SUS304L stainless steel plates, and a secondary CCS, SCM, CS, ICS, IWS, PMS (CM), SCM. Cargo tanks ....................................................Dry powder
membrane of triplex glass wool. Further insulation is Also DNV F-AMC, Letter of Compliance Make .............................................................................NK
provided by 270mm-thick reinforced polyurethane Steam turbine Engineroom .........................................High-pressure CO2
foam contained in plywood boxes. The system is Design ................Type UA-400 cross-compound impulse Make .............................................................................NK
Manufacturer..........................Kawasaki Heavy Industries
designed to limit the daily boil-off gas rate to 0.15% of Number ............................................................................1
Radars
total cargo volume. Number ............................................................................3
Output ...........................................39,500shp (29,044kW) Make ..............................................Kongsberg Norcontrol
Cargo is handled by two 1700m3/h electrically driven Gearbox Models .....................................................................DB-10
submersible cargo pumps in each tank (a total of eight), Make ......................................Kawasaki Heavy Industries Integrated bridge system
capable of completely discharging cargo in 12 hours, Type......................................Integrated with main turbine Make ..............................................Kongsberg Norcontrol
following cooling by LNG spray. Other equipment Number ............................................................................1 Model .......................................................................DB-10
Output speed .....................................................90rev/min
involved with these procedures include low- and high- Propeller
Waste disposal plant
Waste compactor
duty compressors installed in a room on the trunk deck, Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Make ..................................................Hackman Metos
four spray pumps, an emergency cargo pump, warm-up Designer/manufacturer ............Hyundai Heavy Industries Mode.........................................................Orwak 5030
heaters, an LNG vaporiser, forcing vaporiser, also inert Number ............................................................................1 Waste shredder/crusher
gas and nitrogen generators. An airconditioned cargo Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed Make ..................................................Hackman Metos
Diameter ..............................................................8250mm Model...........................................................UMS 2530
control room provides a central command and Speed.................................................................90rev/min Contract date...........................................................July 2001
monitoring station for cargo and ballast operations, Steam turbine-driven alternators Launch/float-out date .............................................June 2003
using a Kongsberg Simrad system, while propulsion Number ............................................................................2 Delivery date ...........................................................May 2004

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MINERVA LISA: Samsung 105,000dwt


standard tanker
Shipbuilder: ..............S Samsung Heavy Industries 1500kW bow thruster is installed. Accommodation for Boilers
Co Ltd, Korea a total crew of 30 is arranged in a deckhouse above the Number ............................................................................2
engineroom, separated from the funnel casing to reduce Type.......................................................MAC-30B oil fired
Vessel's name: ................................Minerva Lisa Output ........................................................2 x 26,000kg/h
Hull number .................................................1 1454 possible noise and vibration problems. Hose cranes
Owner/operator:................M Minerva Maritime Inc, Number ............................................................................2
Greece Make................................................................MacGregor
Designer:.....S Samsung Heavy Industries Co Ltd, TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
Length, oa .................................................................243.57m Performance ....................................15tonnes/26m radius
Korea Length, bp.................................................................233.00m Mooring equipment
Greece
Flag: ........................................................G Breadth, moulded .......................................................42.00m Number..............................................................8 winches
Total number of sister Depth, moulded Make ...............................................................Rolls-Royce
to main deck ..........................................................21.30m Type .............................................Low-pressure hydraulic
ships already completed:................................3 3 Cargo tanks
Width of double skin
Total number of sister sides .......................................................................2.46m Number .............................................12 plus 2 slop tanks
ships still on order: ........................................N Nil bottom ......................................................................2.46m Grades of cargo carried .............crude oil; dirty products
Draught Tank coatings...Hempels Hempadur anti-abrasive epoxy
design ....................................................................13.60m Cargo pumps

B
scantling ................................................................14.75m Number ............................................................................3
RING together an owner with a fair representation Type................................vertical, single-stage centrifugal
Gross .......................................................................58,156gt
of 105,000dwt tankers in his fleet, and a builder Deadweight Make........................................................................Shinko
with a standard design of that size in its portfolio, and design ...............................................................93,209dwt Capacity........................................................3 x 2800m3/h
a mini-series of four newbuildings might well be the scantling..........................................................103,755dwt Cargo/ballast control systems
result. Minerva Lisa is the last delivery from such a Speed, service.......................................................15.45knots Make........................................................................Shinko
group, and is particularly noteworthy for the inclusion Cargo capacity Complement
Officers...........................................................................16
in the specification of the requirements of ABS Ice liquid volume ....................................................124,400m3
Crew...............................................................................14
Class C notation, and of the adoption of a -10oC Bunkers
heavy oil................................................................3,670m3 Suez/repair crew..............................................................6
ambient temperature basis for her design - indicative of diesel oil...................................................................160m3 Bow thruster
Minerva's possible interest in an increase in Baltic Water ballast.............................................................40,000m3 Make .....................................................................Brunvoll
trading resulting from an anticipated expansion of Fuel consumption Number ............................................................................1
Russian oil exports. main engine only ....................................51.80tonnes/day Output ...................................................................1500kW
The vessel is single-decked without forecastle, and Classification..............American Bureau of Shipping +A1(E), Bridge control system
One man operation .......................................................No
arranged with a double skin which combines side and Oil Carrier ESP, +AMS, +ACCU, SH,
Fire detection system
bottom tanks to form six pairs of water ballast tanks, UWILD, SHCM, Ice Class IC, RES,
Make ......................................................Consilium Marine
and surrounds a cargo space, also divided into six pairs SPM, VEC, FL (25)
Type ......................................................................NSAC-1
of tanks and used for the carriage of crude oil and dirty Main engine
Fire extinguishing systems
products. Two slop tanks are also provided, like the Design ..............................................................MAN B&W
Cargo deck ...............................................................Foam
cargo tanks protected by Hempadur epoxy anti-abrasive Model ...................................................................7S60MC
Make .............................................................................NK
Manufacturer......................................HSD Engine Co Ltd
coatings. Cargo handling is by means of three Shinko Radars
Number ............................................................................1
vertical, centrifugal pumps, each rated at 2800m3/h and Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
Number ............................................................................3
installed in a pump room forward of the machinery Output ..........................................................1 x 14,280kW
Make ........................................................Japan Radio Co
space. Propeller
Models .........................1 x S-band JMA9833, 2 x X-band
The latter is arranged right aft, and is the location of JMA 9823/2-7XA
Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Integral bridge system
an MAN B&W 7S60MC main engine which develops Designer/manufacturer....................................Nakashima Make/model...............................................JRC/JAN-701C
14,280kW MCR at 105rev/min and was built by the Number ............................................................................1 Waste disposal plant
HSD Engine Co Ltd. Directly coupled to a FP Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed Incinerator
Nakashima propeller, the arrangement produces a Diameter ..............................................................7250mm Make...............................................................HMMCO
service speed of almost 15.50knots. Electrical power of Speed...............................................................105rev/min Model ...............................................MAX1100SL-1WS
Diesel-driven alternators Sewage plant
1225kVA is obtained from each of three Hyundai Number ............................................................................3 Make..............................................................Sasakura
alternator sets using MAN B&W 6L21/31 prime Engine make/type ..............................MAN B&W 6L21/31 Model ..................................................................ST-3A
movers, and steam is produced in two oil-fired Output .............................................................3 x 1054kW Contract date ...............................14 May 2002
Mitsubishi boilers with an output of 26,000kg/h each. Alternator make/type ..........Hyundai/HFC6 564-64K-HSD Launch/float-outdate .........................................26 June 2004
To assist with manoeuvring and mooring, a Brunvoll Output/speed ..........................3 x 1225kVA/900rev/min Delivery date .............................................3 September 2004

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MSC STELLA: Hyundai Samho continues


the HHI/MSC connection
Shipbuilder:................................H Hyundai Samho has been fitted with MacGregor pontoon hatch covers, Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Heavy Industries Co Ltd, Korea made up of three panels each of a maximum 41tonnes Diameter ..............................................................8700mm
Vessel's name: ...................................MSC Stella weight to facilitate handling by shore cranes. Speed...............................................................104rev/min

S196 The main engine is of the Hyundai-MAN B&W Diesel-driven alternators


Hull number: ................................................S 10K98MC-C type, developing 57,100kW MCR at Number ............................................................................4
Owner/operator.............M Mediterranean Shipping 104rev/min, and running at an NCR 90% of that value Engine make/type................Hyundai-MAN B&W 8L27/38
Co SA, Switzerland with a 15% sea margin, for a service speed of Type of fuel ................................................HFO and MDO
Designer: ........................H Hyundai Samho Heavy 24.80knots. The four diesel-alternators have both Output/speed...............................4 x 2280kW/720rev/min
Industries Co Ltd, Korea mechanical and electrical parts provided by Hyundai, Alternator/make/type ..........Hyundai-EMD/HFJS 712-14K
and are rated at 2100kW each. The rudder profile and Output/speed...............................4 x 2100kW/720rev/min
Model test establishment Boilers
used:......................................H Hyundai Maritime raked propeller tips have been adopted to reduce
propeller cavitation, and the outside shell has been Number ............................................................................1
Research Institute, Korea coated with self-polishing paint as part of a five-year Type.................................................................HA10RSGY
Panama
Flag: .......................................................P life protection programme. Forward, a Lips 2500kW Make ...................................................................KangRim
Total number of sister Output .................................................................6000kg/h
thruster has been fitted to enhance manoeuvrability.
Mooring equipment
ships already completed:................................6 6
Number ..................................................................12 sets
Total number of sister Make ...............................................................Rolls-Royce
ships still on order: ........................................N Nil TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Type .......................................................................Electric
Length, oa .................................................................303.92m Hatch covers
Length, bp.................................................................292.00m Designer/manufacturer....................................MacGregor
Breadth, moulded .......................................................40.00m

T HE association between Hyundai Heavy Industries Type .................................................Lift-on/lift-off pontoon


Depth, moulded
(HHI) and Mediterranean Shipping has produced a Containers
to upper deck ........................................................24.20m
Lengths........................................................20ft; 40ft; 45ft
number of container ships of various sizes for service Width of double skin
Heights.........................................................8ft 6in; 9ft 6in
in the worldwide operations of this Swiss-controlled bottom .....................................................................2.10m
Cell guides ............................................................in holds
company, and now that the HHI group has been re- side ..........................................................................2.00m
Draught Total TEU capacity.....................................................6402
organised into separate companies, this is being design ...................................................................13.00m on deck ................................................................3300
continued by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries, and it scantling ................................................................14.50m in holds .................................................................3102
was this yard which delivered MSC Stella in July. The Gross .......................................................................73,819gt homogeneously loaded to 14tonnes ...................5023
vessel is, in fact, very similar to MSC Viviana, delivered Displacement ..................................................112,636tonnes Reefer plugs ................................................................400
last year by HHI (Significant Ships of 2003) except that Lightweight ........................................................26,956tonnes Tiers/rows
TEU capacity has been reduced from a total of 6730 to Block coefficient on deck .................................................................6/16
design ....................................................................0.6267
6402, by eliminating one-tier of containers from the in holds ..................................................................9/14
scantling .................................................................0.6468 Complement
deck loading. Speed, service, 90% MCR, 15% sea margin .......25.08knots Officers...........................................................................18
The double-skinned/single-decked design retains the Bunkers Crew...............................................................................11
girderless structure of parent Hyundai's container ship heavy oil.................................................................7650m3 Suez/repair crew..............................................................6
construction and has eight cargo holds, six of which are diesel oil...................................................................515m3 Bow thruster
arranged forward of the engineroom and provide 26 x Water ballast.............................................................17,730m3 Make............................................................................Lips
TEU bays, and two aft with eight bays, plus two more Water ballast carried in loaded condition............9200tonnes Number ............................................................................1
(usually allotted to FEU) positioned right aft above the Fuel consumption Output......................................2500kW
sunken mooring deck. A maximum of six tiers of main engine only ..................................208.70tonnes/day Bridge control system
containers is carried on deck with nine in the holds, auxiliaries ..................................................7.24tonnes/day Make ....................................................................HHI-EES
Classification ...........................Germanischer Lloyd +100A5, One man operation .......................................................No
whilst rows across are 16 and 14 respectively. Fire detection system
Container Ship IW, +MC, AUT
Dangerous cargoes of SOLAS categories Make............................................................................STN
Percentage of high-tensile
1.4S/2/3/4/5.1/6.1/8 and 9 can be carried in holds 1 steel used in construction ............................................50% Type .....................................................................CS 3004
to 5, and these spaces are mechanically ventilated with Heel control equipment ................Anti-heel pump working in Fire extinguishing system
two-hourly air changes. As well as 20ft and 40ft No 3 wing tanks P&S Cargo holds/engineroom ............................................CO2
containers, 45ft units can be loaded direct on to hatch Main engine
Make.........................................................................Unitor
covers 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A., 6A, 7A, and 8A. Design ..............................................................MAN B&W
Cabins/public spaces ........................................local CO2
Cell guides suitable for 40ft containers are fitted in the Make........................................Heinrich Behrens Pumpen
Model .............................................................10K98MC-C
cargo holds, and these can be adapted to accept six tiers Radars
Manufacturer............................Hyundai Heavy Industries
of TEU. On deck, athwartship lashing bridges for Number ............................................................................1
Number ........................................2 x X-band; 1 x S-band
40ft/45ft containers are provided, and equipped with Type of fuel ................................................HFO and MDO Make ..................................................................STN-Atlas
the necessary fittings to enable those loaded on the Output .............................................57,100kW/104rev/min Models.......................2 x ARPA-2B8X; 1 x ARPA-3B-14S
hatch covers or stools to be conveniently and securely Propeller Integrated bridge................................................................No
lashed up to four, five, or six tiers high. Protection for Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Contract date......................................................18 July 2002
containers carried on deck is afforded by a breakwater Designer/manufacturer ............Hyundai Heavy Industries Launch/float-out date ........................................28 April 2004
at the forward end of the upper deck, and the vessel Number ............................................................................1 Delivery date ......................................................13 July 2004

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NURAGHES: new ferry for Tirrenia's


mainland/Sardinia service
Shipbuilder:..................................F Fincantieri CNI Three 2300kW Wrtsil/Marelli diesel-driven alternator Diesel-driven alternators
(Castellammare di Stabia yard), Italy sets are also installed. Service speed is 29.50knots at Number ............................................................................3
85% full power, and a top speed of over 31knots can be Engine make/type .......................................Wrtsil 6R32
Vessel's name: .....................................Nuraghes Output/speed...............................3 x 2430kW/720rev/min
Hull number: ................................................6 6113 achieved (similar to that achieved on Fincantieri's earlier
Alternator make/type ...............................Marelli-Sincrono
Owner/operator:.....T Tirrenia di Navigazione, Italy series for Minoan Lines - Knossos Palace, Significant Ships of Output/speed.............................. 3 x 2300kW/720rev/min
Model test establishment 2000). Manoeuvring is enhanced by having two Boilers
used: .........................M MARIN, The Netherlands conventional rudders aft and two Lips-Wrtsil Number ............................................................................2
1500kW thrusters forward. Type...................................................................CHB-3000
Flag: ..............................................................IItaly Make .....................................................................Aalborg
Total number of sister
TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Output ...........................................................2 x 3000kg/h
ships already completed:..............................N Nil Length, oa .................................................................214.00m Mooring equipment
Total number of sister Length, bp.................................................................192.44m Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
ships still on order: ..........................................2 2 Breadth, moulded .......................................................26.40m 6 x mooring winches
Depth moulded Make ......................................................Ulstein Brattvaag
to main deck ..........................................................10.00m Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
Lifesaving equipment

N
to upper deck ........................................................15.29m
URAGHES takes her name from a series of Draught Lifeboats....................................................6 x 150-person
megalithic towers found throughout Sardinia, and design ......................................................................6.90m MES........................................................4 x vertical chute
it is to Olbia, a port on the north-east coast of that scantling ..................................................................7.10m Make .................................................................................-
island, that this new cruise-ferry will operate a regular Gross .......................................................................40,050gt Reefer plugs (in vehicle space)..........................................50
service from Civitavecchia, the port of Rome. She has Deadweight Vehicles
Number of vehicle decks.........................3 + 1 moveable
been designed as a ro-ro ship with twin rudders, design ..................................................................3900dwt
Total lane length for trailers ....................................2000m
bulbous bow, and transom stern. The main engines and scantling...............................................................5500dwt
Speed, service, 85% MCR ....................................29.50knots Doors, ramps, moveable decks
auxiliaries are positioned aft of midships, and Number ..............2 x stern ramps; 1 x fixed internal ramp
Bunkers
accommodation, public areas, and navigation spaces heavy oil.................................................................1000m3 with cover; 1 x moveable deck;
located on decks 5, 6, 7 and 8. diesel oil.....................................................................90m3 3 x hoistable ramps
Vehicle access is over the stern on to the main deck, Water ballast................................................................3000m3 Type..............................................................Navalimpianti
and the cargo space is arranged so that the lower hold is Fuel consumption Complement ........................................................................90
available only for cars, with the main and upper decks main engines only......................................164tonnes/day Passengers
for trailers. In total, three fixed decks are used for Classification....Registro Italiano Navale C* Passenger Ship, Total............................................................................2900
vehicle transport, with additional space provided on Unrestricted Navigation, AUT-UMS/AUT-Port, Number of cabins ........................................................360
hoistable platforms offering 3500m2 of stowage. Access MON-Shaft, IWS Percentage outboard..................................................35%
from main to upper deck is by means of two fixed Percentage of high-tensile Passenger seating .....................280 Class I; 648 Class II
ramps, one for trailers and one for cars. steel used in construction ...........................................100% Rudders.................................................................................2
Passengers enter the ferry at the port side aft, and Roll stabilisation equipment.............................Fincantieri fins Bow thrusters
proceed direct to reception using an escalator. Main engines Make ...........................................................Wrtsil (Lips)
Accommodation is provided for 2900 passengers Design...................................................................Wrtsil Number ............................................................................2
occupying 360 cabins, arranged for two or four-bed Model ....................................................................12V46C
Output .............................................................2 x 1500kW
occupancy, and with three triple-berth rooms available Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil
Bridge control system
for disabled passengers. External cabins make up 35% Number ............................................................................4
Make ....................................................Consilium Selemar
Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
of the total, with the remainder positioned inside. All Type.......................................................................INS 970
Output ......................................4 x 12,840 kW/500rev/min
are equipped with en-suite toilet facilities. For other Gearboxes Fire detection system
travellers in both first and tourist classes, there are Make ..........................................................................Renk Make .........................................................................Nittan
lounges fitted out with a total of 1000 pullman seats. Model .........................................................NDSHQL-3200 Type....................................................................NSAC-1C
Public spaces to cruise-liner standards are arranged to Number........................................2 Fire extinguishing systems
satisfy the full passenger complement, including Output speed ...................................................150rev/min Engineroom .................................................................CO2
restaurant and cafeteria-style eating places, sandwich Propellers Make.....................................................................Minimax
and snack bars, and a lounge hall with seating for 600. A Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Vehicle spaces....................................................Drencher
cinema can be visited and there is a shopping area, card Designer/manufacturer...............................Wrtsil (Lips) Make.....................................................................Minimax
room, video-game arcade and a quiet reading room. A Number ............................................................................2 Cabins/public spaces .........................................Sprinkler
crew of 90 is employed to service the vessel. Lifesaving Pitch................................................................Controllable Make.....................................................................Minimax
facilities include six 150-person lifeboats and four Diameter ..............................................................5600mm Radars
vertical-chute marine evacuation systems. Speed...............................................................150rev/min Number ............................................................................2
Nuraghes is powered by four Wrtsil 12V46C main Main-engine driven alternators Make ..................................................Consilium Selesmar
engines, operating on heavy fuel oil and each developing Number ............................................................................2 Contract date.......................................................6 April 2003
engine speed to 150rev/min at the two CP propellers, Make/type................................................................Marelli Launch/float-out date ...................................21 January 2004
and also driving a pair of 2200kW Marelli alternators. Output/speed.............................2 x 2200kW/1500rev/min Delivery date .....................................................30 June 2004

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PALMALI VOYAGER: new-design Russian


river/sea dry cargo ship
Shipbuilder: ............V Volgograd Shipyard, Russia The holds are box-shaped and suitable for the Number........................................2
Vessel's name:...........................Palmali Voyager transport of timber, and bulk and general cargoes, with Output ........................................2 x 1120kW/1000rev/min
Hull number: ..................................................2 222 full cargo carrying utilisation possible for stowage Azimuthing propellers
factors up to 1.72m3/tonne. Dangerous goods of Make .....................................................................Schottel
Owner/operator:...........P Palmali Shipping Co Ltd, Model............................................................SRP-1010-FP
IMDG codes 1, 1.4S, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9, and
Turkey Appendix B of the BC Code can be carried, and
Number ............................................................................2
Designer: ....M Marine Engineering Bureau, Russia Diesel-driven alternators
provision is made for loading a total of Model ................................................................................-
Model test establishment 274/137TEU/FEU, divided 70/35 on deck and Manufacturer...................................................Volvo Penta
used:.................................................................-- 204/102 in the holds. No cargo handling equipment is Number ............................................................................2
Malta
Flag: ............................................................M fitted. The hazards of working in the waterways and Output ...............................................................2 x 211kW
Total number of sister channels are covered by mooring facilities which include Lifesaving equipment....................................Free-fall lifeboat
ships already completed:................................1 1 two bow anchors and a stern anchor. Hatch covers
This series of river/sea cargo vessels is understood to Design ..................................................................Ozmarin
Total number of sister be the first of its type to be fitted with fully azimuthing Manufacturer .....................................Volgograd Shipyard
ships still on order: ..........................................1 1 Type .........................................................Foldtite pontoon
propellers for propulsion and steering. Two Schottel Containers
SRP-1010FP units with 360deg rotation are installed aft, Lengths ................................................................20ft; 40ft
providing the vessel with a service speed of 10.50knots. Total FEU/TEU capacity........................................274/137

P ALMALI VOYAGER is the second delivery from


a new series of river/sea dry cargo vessels, built in
accordance with the Marine Engineering Bureau's
Supplementing their manoeuvring performance is a
bow thruster from the same manufacturer with an
output of 230kW. Power for the propulsion units comes
on deck ...............................................................70/35
in holds............................................................204/102
Complement ........................................................................14
Project 006RSD05. Specially designed in conjunction from a pair of Wrtsil 6L20 main engines each having Bow thruster
with Palmali Shipping for effective operation at sea, as an output of 1120kW when running at 1000rev/min. Model .................................................................STT 17LK
Electrical power comes from two Volvo Penta 211kW Manufacturer.........................................................Schottel
well as in the Russian inland waterways and the Volga- Number ............................................................................1
Don channel, the class highlights the healthy order diesel-driven alternators. Output .....................................................................230kW
book at the Volgograd shipyard, whose reputation has Contract date .........................................................................-
been built up on the construction of tanker and cargo Launch/float-out date............................................................--
TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Delivery date ...........................................25 September 2004
ship designs of maximum dimensions 141.00m length Length, oa .................................................................139.55m
and 18m beam, equating to a deadweight of around Length, bp.................................................................134.00m
7000tonnes. Volgograd currently operates as part of Breadth, moulded .......................................................16.50m
the MNP-Onshore and Offshore group, which has a Depth, moulded to main deck ......................................6.00m
total of five shipyards spread around Russia. Air draught, above 3.00m draught .............................13.20m
Russia possesses a vast mileage of inland waterways Draught
available for navigation, with some providing links river .........................................................................3.60m
between the Black Sea and the Baltic, and beyond into sea ...........................................................................4.60m
international waters. As a result, a particular low air- Deadweight
draught configuration has evolved over many years to river ......................................................................4536dwt
sea ......................................................................6933dwt
Copies of Significant
suit the operational conditions, and this has been
retained by the designers of the 006RSD05 project,
Cargo deadweight
river ......................................................................4332dwt
Ships of 2004 can be
which features a single-decked, double-skin hull with
poop and forecastle. Four cargo holds are arranged, and
sea........................................................................6629dwt
Width of double skin
ordered from The
their 3.3m high hatch coamings, supporting pontoon
covers strengthened and equipped to carry containers
side .........................................................................1.65m
bottom ......................................................................0.98m
Royal Institution of
and timber cargoes, effectively form a full length trunk
above the main deck, whilst leaving a passageway along
Cargo capacity
grain ....................................................................11,408m3 Naval Architects.
the deck P & S.
A fore and aft gangway, 2.5m above this deck passage,
Bunkers
heavy fuel.................................................................239m3 See order form on
also provides access between poop and forecastle and
serves as a working platform at the hatch side.
diesel oil.....................................................................60m3
Water ballast................................................................3572m3 page 131
Classification.................................Russian Maritime Register
Accommodation is arranged in the poop, and in two of Shipping KM * JIY1 I IIA1
tiers of deckhouse above, for a complement of 14. A Main engine
third tier is occupied by a totally enclosed, full-width Design/manufacturer ............................................Wrtsil
wheelhouse. Model ........................................6L20

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Block coefficient ...............................................................0.74


Speed, service at 8750kW/94.6rev/min ................16.00knots
Cargo capacity
liquid volume ......................................................60,000m3
Bunkers
heavy oil...............................................2000m3
diesel oil...................................................................200m3
Water ballast.............................................................16,900m3
Fuel consumption
main engine only ....................................34.76tonnes/day
Classification ...Germanischer Lloyd +100 A5 Liquefied Gas
o
Carrier, NA V-D, IW, Ship Type 2G, (-48 C,
0.690kg/h at atmospheric), MC, AUT, INERT
Other regulations complied with.....Selection of steel grades
used for internal
contiguous hull structure based on USCG
requirements, including Alaskan waters
Percentage of high-tensile
steel used in construction
High-tensile 32kg yield strength ................................16%
Low-temperature 32kg yield strength ........................44%
Main engine
Design ..............................................................MAN B&W
Model ...............................................................5S60MC-C
Manufacturer............................Hyundai Heavy Industries
Number ............................................................................1
Type of fuel used........................................................HFO
Output (NCR) ....................................8746kW/94.6rev/min
Propeller
Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
Cap ...............................................Manganese-bronze
Designer/manufacturer ............Hyundai Heavy Industries
Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Diameter ..............................................................7600mm
Speed.................................................94.6rev/min at NCR
Diesel-driven alternators
Number ............................................................................3
Engine make/type .............Hyundai-MAN B&W/6L28/32H
Type of fuel used........................................................HFO
Output/speed of each set............3 x 1260kW/720rev/min

POLAR VIKING: fully- Alternator make/type ...........................Hyundai/HFC-ICOI


Output/speed of each set............3 x 1200kW/720rev/min
Boilers
Number/type .............................1 x KangRim oil fired; 1 x

refrigerated 60,000m3 LPG exhaust-gas economiser


Output....................................1 x 3000kg/h; 1 x 1500kg/h
Mooring equipment

carrier Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass


4 x mooring winch
Make ........................................................................Kocks
Type .............................................high-pressure hydraulic
Lifesaving equipment
Shipbuilder:...H Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd, Polar Viking is configured to handle two cargoes Number/type.................................2 x 30-person lifeboats
Korea simultaneously, one of which may be refrigerated. Make ....................................................................Fassmer
Vessel's name:..................................Polar Viking Typically, these would include Type 2G products such as Cargo tanks
Hull number: ................................................1 1547 anhydrous ammonia, butadiene, butane (ISO and Number ............................................................................4
normal), butylene, commercial propane (max 3.0 Grades of cargo carried..................................................2
Owner/operator: .............H Hydroship A/S, Norway molecular % ethane in the liquid phase), 1, 3-propane,
Designer:.......H Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd, Product range ..............................................Type 2G LPG
and propylene. Other products can be carried, Coated tanks...............................................No
Korea providing their toxicity, aggressiveness, pressure, Stainless steel ......................................Piping and pumps
Model test establishment used: .............H Hyundai temperature and specific gravity are within the limits of Cargo pumps
Maritime Research Institute, Korea the design. Number..................................................2 per tank: total 8
Liberia
Flag: .........................................................L No internal coatings are applied to the tanks, but Type........................................................Electric deepwell
Total number of sister stainless steel of grades 316L and 304L is used for the Make ................................................Hamworthy Svanehj
piping, and in the construction of the eight cargo Stainless steel ..............................................................Yes
ships already completed:..............................N Nil pumps which are of Hamworthy Svanehj vertical Capacity..........................................................8 x 500m3/h
Total number of sister deepwell design, electrically driven and fitted two in Ballast control system
ships still on order: ..........................................1 1 each tank. Performance of each is rated at 500m3/h, Make............................................Danfoss Marine System
giving a discharge time of approximately 15hours, with Type........................................remote hydraulic operation
loading accomplished in a similar time, based on vapour Complement

H YUNDAI'S long experience with the building of


LPG/LNG carriers continues to be rewarded by
orders for vessels of these types, selected from a
return to shore. Maintaining the condition of the cargo
is a reliquefaction plant fitted in a deckhouse on the
upper deck, which includes four oil-free, two-stage
Officers...........................................................................13
Crew...............................................................................12
Suez crew ........................................................................4
portfolio of ship designs offering various cargo cargo compressors capable of handling two compatible Bridge control system
capacities. Hydroship A/S, a subsidiary of the large cargo grades simultaneously. Make..................................................................Norcontrol
Norwegian Norsk Hydro combine, has opted for a Hyundai Heavy Industries built the MAN B&W Type .................................................................Autochief-4
5S60MC-C main engine, developing 11,275kW MCR at Fire detection system
60,000m3 example to operate in its LPG transportation 105rev/min, also the 6700mm diameter FP propeller, Make ..................................................................Consilium
operation: and for readers who find it difficult to relate and three diesel-driven alternator sets, each with an Type ......................................................................NSAC-1
'physical size' to cubic capacity, Polar Viking equates output of 1200kW when running at 720rev/min. Steam Fire extinguishing system
roughly to a conventional oil tanker of some requirements are served from a KangRim 3000kg/h oil- Cargo holds ....................................................Dry powder
46,000dwt. fired auxiliary boiler, supplemented by a 1500kg/h Make .................................................................NK Co Ltd
A newly published work on the subject of LPG exhaust-gas economiser. Other machinery installed Engineroom .................................................................CO2
carriers (Fully Refrigerated LPG Carriers, by Syd Harris) includes a cargo heater with condenser, and an inert gas Make .................................................................NK Co Ltd
suggests that overall design and construction has generator. Radars
changed little since the first vessel of this type was Number ............................................................................2
delivered 40 years ago, and Polar Viking conforms to a Make .......................................................................Furuno
now standard layout, having a flush-deck without TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Models ...........................................FAR-2835S; FAR 2825
forecastle, and a block superstructure aft, built over the Length, oa .................................................................204.90m
Integrated bridge system
machinery room. The hull is of single-skin construction Length, bp.................................................................195.00m
Make ..........................................................Transas ECDIS
with top and bottom wing ballast tanks, and the cargo Breadth, moulded .......................................................32.20m Model ........................................................Navisailor 3000
space is divided into four holds, into each of which is Depth, moulded, to upper deck .................................20.80m Waste disposal plant
fitted a free-standing, saddle-supported, prismatic tank, Depth of double bottom................................................1.90m Incinerator
built from low-temperature carbon steel. Draught Make ...............................................................Hyundai
These are insulated with 120mm thick polyurethane design ....................................................................10.80m Model........................................................MAXI 100SL
foam and clad with 5mm Aluzink steel sheeting. The scantling ................................................................11.90m Sewage plant
tank design is suitable for a maximum vapour pressure
o
Gross .....................................................................................- Make ..........................................................Hamworthy
of 0.25bar and a lowest temperature of -48 C. The Displacement .........................................................51,700dwt Model ...................................................................ST3A
double-bottom tanks are joined with the adjacent Deadweight Contract date..............................................10 February 2003
bottom wing tanks to form water ballast spaces which design ...............................................................36,500dwt Launch/float-out date .............................................................-
are separated at the centreline by a duct keel. scantling............................................................42,700dwt Delivery date................................................13 October 2004

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PONT-AVEN: speeding UK/Eire-


France/Spain connections
Shipbuilder: .........................JJos L. Meyer GmbH Bow and stern vehicle access is provided to the main Model....................................................................12VM43
(Meyer Werft), Germany deck, with ramps operated hydraulically and serving as Manufacturer ............................................Caterpillar MaK
Vessel's name: ....................................Pont-Aven watertight doors when closed. The bow is also fitted Number ............................................................................4
with a 'butterfly-type' visor which can only be closed Output ..........................................................4 x 10,800kW
Hull number: .......................................................-- when the forward ramp is locked shut: similarly, the Gearboxes
Owner/operator ..............B Brittany Ferries, France ramp can only be lowered when the visor is open. The Make ......................................................................Flender
France
Flag: ..........................................................F stern door is of the one-piece type. Two fixed vehicle Number ............................................................................2
Total number of sister decks (main deck and lower garage (tank top)) are Type .............................................Twin input/single output
ships already completed:..............................N Nil provided, with six-panel hoistable decks available above Propellers
Total number of sister the main deck P&S. A total of 3500lane metres is Material .............................................................................-
available, equivalent to 650 cars and 20 trucks. Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil
ships still on order: ........................................N Nil When carrying only trucks, 72 can be loaded on the Number ............................................................................2
main deck (with the hoistable decks in their stowed Pitch................................................................Controllable
position) and 16 in the garage, whilst car-only capacity, Diameter ..............................................................5200mm

B RITTANY Ferries' regular updating/expansion of


its fleet has continued with the entry into service in
2004 of Pont-Aven, a vessel which, it is claimed, can
including hoistable decks, is 703. Unusually, but a sign
of current tourist interest, 142 motor cycles can be
accommodated. The lower garage is reached via fixed
Main engine-driven alternators
Number ............................................................................2
Make .................................................................................-
virtually half the crossing time of any other direct ramps at the fore and aft ends, fitted with hydraulically Output .............................................................2 x 4500kW
operated watertight covers. Diesel-driven alternators
service between UK and Spain. This link is only one of Pont-Aven can carry a maximum of 2600 passengers in Number ............................................................................3
its owner's routes to be served by Pont-Aven on a regular 652 cabins, 210 of which are outboard, including 16 de- Engine make/type ............................................MaK/8M25
basis, since she will be alternating with crossings on the luxe standard, and 18 'Commodore' class featuring Alternator make ................................................................-
UK/France, and Eire/France services. private balconies; a private lounge is available for Output/speed...............................3 x 2400kW/750rev/min
The ferry's impressive performance is obtained from passengers using this class. Nine outside cabins are Boilers
a machinery installation based on four MaK 12VM43 provided for disabled passengers on deck 6. An atrium- Number ................................2 x oil fired: 4 x exhaust gas
main engines (a cylinder configuration recently style main hall extends from decks 5 to 9 and presents Output ..............................2 x 5 tonnes/h; 4 x 1.5tonnes/h
introduced by this engine-builder), each developing two glass-sided lifts and a glass facade to starboard Special lifesaving equipment.................................................-
10,800kW and with each pair driving a Wrtsil CP giving views over the sea. Vehicles
propellers through a twin-input/single-output Flender Shopping facilities are available on the Arcade deck Number of decks ............................2 + 1 hoistable (P&S)
reduction gearbox. A power take-off from each and two cinemas are provided. A self-service restaurant Total lane length......................................................3500m
gearbox connects with a 4500kW shaft generator, and complements the main restaurant on deck 7, and the Total cars (no trucks) ...................................................703
additional electrical supplies come from three diesel- entertainment areas are on deck 8, connected by a Total trucks (no cars) .....................................................88
alternator sets driven by MaK 8M35 engines. staircase to a mezzanine floor on deck 9 which has Doors/ramps
Steam requirements are satisfied from two 5tonne/h stages and dance floors and is adjacent to the casino. Number ......................1 x bow visor; 1 x bow ramp/door;
oil-fired, and four waste-heat, boilers. Passenger Deck 9 is also the location of the swimming pool, fitted 1 x stern ramp/door; 1 x hoistable deck
comfort is assisted by two B+V Industrietechnik with a retractable glass roof and having access to the 2 x internal ramp hatch covers
Simplex-Compact fin stabilisers of a new type which sun deck. For those passengers travelling without Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
incorporates anti-vortex tip fairings at the outer end, cabins, a lounge with 47 reclining seats is provided. Designer ...........................................................................-
Complement ......................................................................183
understood to improve lift and counteract rolling by up Passengers (max) ...........................................................2600
to 25%. Two bow thrusters and a stern unit are fitted,
together with two 18.5m2 spade rudders. TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Bow thrusters
Length, oa .................................................................184.30m Make .................................................................................-
A Siemens automation system is fitted, which uses Length, bp.................................................................170.80m Type .......................................................controllable pitch
fibre-optics technology for many of the connections. Breadth, moulded .......................................................30.90m Number ............................................................................2
Other particular features of Pont-Aven's domestic Depth, moulded .....................................................................- Output .............................................................2 x 2000kW
services are fresh water generators producing up to Draught..........................................................................6.80m Stern thruster
300m3/day from sea water, and two Evac vacuum toilet Gross .......................................................................41,700gt Make .................................................................................-
systems and a biological sewage plant, with temporary Speed...................................................more than 27.00knots Type .......................................................controllable pitch
storage tanks for black water, held prior to shore Classification....................................................Bureau Veritas Number ............................................................................1
discharge. Air conditioning employs central units for Roll stabilisation equipment ..................B+V Industrietechnik Output .............................................................1 x 2000kW
public spaces and individually controlled units for Simplex-Compact fins Contract date .........................................................................-
cabins, designed to maintain a constant temperature of Main engines Launch/float-out date .............................................................-
23oC. Design....................................MaK Delivery date ...................................................February 2004

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PRESIDENT HEYDAR ALIYEV: 13,000dwt


tanker for Caspian Sea operations
Shipbuilder: ..........K Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, which are rated at 350m3/h, and one at 250m3/h. Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Russia Viscous cargo heating is provided for use during Diameter ..............................................................2800mm
unloading. Speed...............................................................197rev/min
Vessel's name: ..............President Heydar Aliyev Diesel-driven alternators
1
Hull number: ......................................................1 The propulsion installation features twin Wrtsil Number ............................................................................3
Owner/operator:..........A Azerbaijan State Caspian 9L20 main engines, each developing 1620kW at Engine make/type .....................Liag-MAN D-2840 LF301
Shipping Co, Azerbaijan 1000rev/min MCR and each coupled to a 2800mm Type of fuel ................................................................MDO
Designer:..................M MNP - Onshore & Offshore diameter FP propeller by way of Reintjes reduction Output/speed .................................................1500rev/min
(MNP - O&O), Russia gearboxes. Running at 197rev/min, the engines give a Alternator make.type.............Leroy Somer/LSAM 49.1 L9
Model test establishment used: ................K Krylov service speed of 11.80knots at 85% full power. Three Output/speed .................................................1500rev/min
Boilers
Shipbuilding Research Institute, Russia MAN/Leroy Somer diesel-driven alternator sets satisfy Number ............................................................................2
Azerbaijan
Flag: ...................................................A electrical requirements, and steam is generated by two Type..............................................................Unex-BH-300
Total number of sister Aalborg boilers each producing 3.2tonnes/h. Make .....................................................................Aalborg
ships already completed:................................5 5 Manoeuvring is enhanced by fitting a bow thruster and Output .......................................................2 x 3.2tonnes/h
Total number of sister twin rudders. The accommodation block aft stands two Cranes
ships still on order: ..........................................3 3 tiers high above the upper deck and is surmounted by a Number ............................................................................4
full-width wheelhouse with projecting centreline Make .......................................................Proletarsky Plant
Type .............................................................YCTC-9.5-6
conning position. Tasks...........................................................Hose handling

T HE Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard, situated on the


river Volga, east of Moscow in the heart of Russia,
has a history dating from the mid-19th century, and a TECHNICAL PARTICULARS
Mooring equipment
Number ............................................................................3
Make ...............................Rolls-Royce (Rauma-Brattvaag)
reputation covering the construction of ship types - Length, oa .................................................................129.90m Type .......................................................................Electric
mainly using a large transverse slipway with a trolley Length, bp.................................................................147.60m Cargo tanks
Breadth, moulded .......................................................17.30m Number .......................................................12 plus 1 slop
system for extruding hulls from a covered hall - ranging Depth, moulded Grades of cargo ..............................................................2
from barges to submarines. More recently the yard's to main deck ..........................................................10.50m Product range ...............................crude oil and products
production base has been steadily expanding around a Width of double skin Coated tanks .................................................................No
portfolio of river/sea vessels, both tanker and dry- side and bottom.......................................................1.19m Stainless steel ...............................................................No
cargo, with deadweight capacities reaching to a Draught..........................................................................7.14m Cargo pumps
maximum of around 8000dwt. The company, along Air draught above waterline........................................19.10m Number ....................................5
with four other shipyards, is a member of a large Gross ..........................................................................7833gt Type ..........................................MDPC-250S-E; MDPD-100
Displacement ....................................................17,140tonnes Make.............................................Marflex
Russian industrial conglomerate previously trading as Lightweight ...........................................................3670tonnes Stainless steel ..............................................................Yes
OMZ, but now renamed MNO - O&O, and which has Deadweight ............................................................13,470dwt Capacity ....................................4 x 350m3/h; 1 x 250m3/h
been involved in the design of Krasnoye's latest Block coefficient.............................................................0.915 Cargo control system
newbuilding. Speed, service, 85% MCR, ...................................11.80knots Make ..............................................................Tank System
Known as the Project 19619 series, the lead vessel, Cargo capacity Type ...............................................................................T3
President Heydar Aliyev, extends those previous limits, liquid volume ......................................................14,770m3 Complement
and is the largest yet built by the company at Nizhny Bunkers Officers...........................................................................10
heavy oil ...............................................................300m3 Crew...............................................................................15
Novgorod (Gorkiy), having a deadweight of diesel oil.....................................................................84m3 Passengers............................................................................4
13,470tonnes which, it is understood, is the maximum Water ballast................................................................5490m3 Special rudders................................................................Twin
acceptable at local ports without necessitating Fuel consumption Bow thruster
additional dredging. With a beam of 17.30m, the new main engines only...................................12.50tonnes/day Make.............................................Pergales Konceptionas
design is well within the navigable limits for passing into auxiliaries ................................1.20tonnes/day Output.....................................................................300kBt
the Caspian Sea, and it is amongst the rapidly Classification ..Russian Maritime Register of Shipping Fire detection system
Percentage of high-tensile Make.........................................................................Unitor
developing oil industry of that region that President steel used in construction ...........................................100% Type ........................................................................T 1016
Heydar Aliyev is expected to find its main employment, Main engines Fire extinguishing systems
although classification with the Russian Marine Register Design...................................................................Wrtsil Cargo spaces ........................................................FJM-80
of Shipping extends its range of service into areas of Model .........................................................................9L20 Make.........................................................................Unitor
'mild cold maritime climate' and 'non-Arctic seas'. Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil Engineroom .................................................................CO2
Dimensions will additionally enable the ship to reach Number ............................................................................2 Make....................................................Krasnoye Sormovo
the Black Sea and navigate the Volga-Don canal. Type of fuel .................................................................HFO Waste disposal plant
Output ........................................2 x 1620kW/1000rev/min
Project 19619 exhibits the now typical Russian river- Gearboxes
Incinerator
sea profile of long, slender hull with a low air-draught Make ...............................................................Teamtec
Make......................................................................Reintjes Model........................................................OG-12C SW
superstructure. Within a double skin there are 12 cargo Model ................................................................WAF 1961
Sewage plant
tanks and a slop tank, arranged for the carriage of crude Number ............................................................................2
Make .............................RWO Hammanwassertechnik
oil and products with specific gravities up to Output speed ...................................................197rev/min
Model ..................SKIT 1,0 HL-Cont Mini L Frame Big
Propellers
0.99tonnes/m3 and a flash point less than 60oC. Two Material ...................................................................Bronze Contract date.................................................8 October 2002
types of cargo can be carried simultaneously, and Designer/manufacturer .........................................Lips BV Launch/float-out date ........................................22 June 2004
handling is by means of five Marflex pumps, four of Number ............................................................................2 Delivery date ...........................................26 September 2004

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PRIMERA: Multipurpose inland waters


tanker
Shipbuilder: ........S Scheepswerf Den Breejen BV, A particular feature of Primera's specification is the Depth, moulded ............................................................5.50m
The Netherlands inclusion in the tank-washing system of a portable Width of double skin
(hull from Nantong Yahua, China) machine in which the returned washing water can be side ..........................................................................1.60m

Vessel's name:.........................................Primera separated from oil products in an environment- friendly bottom...........................................................1.72m/1.42m


way, and saved for re-use. Supplied by Maas Marine & Draught..........................................................................4.20m
3436
Hull number: ................................................3 Industrial Equipment, the machine can operate at Deadweight ...............................................................5850dwt
Owner/operator: ..................................B Brabantse Speed, service .....................................................11.00knots
temperatures up to 95oC and is powered by two 30kW Cargo capacity
Tanktransporten VO, The Netherlands centrifugal pumps. liquid volume..........................................................7500m3
Designer: ..................IINEC BV, The Netherlands The piping arrangement is laid out on the port side of Classification ..........................................Germanischer Lloyd
The Netherlands
Flag: ..........................................T the deck, with cargo handled by five Bornemann Type Main engines
Total number of sister W7/85, 330m3/h electric pumps, collectively operating Design ........................................................................ABC
ships already completed:.................................-- at 1625m3/h. An ADAS tank gauging system has been Model..........................................................................DZC
Total number of sister installed by ATIS BV, and this records a large amount of Manufacturer................Anglo Belgian Corporation (ABC)
ships still on order: ...........................................-- cargo data, and controls an alarm system in case of Number ....................................2
problems. Temperature sensors in each tank have an Output ......................................2 x 1324kW/1000rev/min
operating range between 7oC and 150oC, with Propellers
information on all aspects of cargo operations viewed Design ...........................................................Van Voorden

S UCH has been the increase in volume of traffic, and


size of ship operating on the inland waters of
Europe over recent years, that newbuildings such as
on a computer screen in the wheelhouse. Cargo heating
is by means of a Butterworth thermal fluid heater of
Type......................................................- (in Hodi nozzles)
Diesel-driven alternators
Number ............................................................................4
2900kW capacity, capable of maintaining a transport
Primera can now be considered for inclusion in temperature of 60oC. In addition to the cargo pumps, Engine make.......................................................Cummins
Significant Ships, alongside vessels which can more Primera is fitted with three SIM 150m3/h ballast pumps.
Output.........................2 x 122kW; 1 x 463kW; 1 x 820kW
Alternator make/type ...........................Newage Stamford:
readily be described as 'sea going'. As can be seen from The propulsion plant consists of two, four-stroke, 2 x UCM274F; 1 x HCM 534F/
the accompanying table, Primera is a large vessel which medium-speed, turbocharged and intercooled diesel 2 x 112kW; 1 x 440kW; 1 x 740kW
conforms to the low-profile arrangement long engines of the DZC type manufactured by the Anglo Boiler
associated with river/canal traders. The wheelhouse is Belgian Corp (ABC). Each engine develops 1324kW at Number ............................................................................1
located right aft, mounted on a single, hydraulically 100rev/min, and the arrangement has one engine Make................................................................Butterworth
operated, retractable column which lowers to reduce turning clockwise and the other anti-clockwise. Type ...............................................................thermal fluid
air-draught even further to navigate under bridges. A Transmission is through ZF reduction gears to Van Output ...................................................................2900kW
'helmsman's hatch' in the roof of the mainly Voorden propellers enclosed in Hodi nozzles. Deck machinery ....................................................Kraaljeveld
aluminium structure allows the navigator to con the Directional control of the vessel is by four hinged- Cargo tanks

vessel with only his head showing, when the type rudders which can cope with a momentum of Number ..........................................................................20
11knots at a maximum angle of 58/75degrees. Also Product range ..............................Light products, fuel oils
wheelhouse is retracted. Living quarters are arranged Cargo pumps
fitted is an Omega 650kW bow thruster with a propeller
aft, at upper deck level and below the wheelhouse, and of 1400mm diameter. Primera draws its electrical Number ............................................................................5
includes a galley, three double and three single cabins. supplies from four generator sets: two 112kW Make................................................................Bornemann
The increasing practice of Dutch shipbuilders to use alternators driven by 122kW diesel engines, one of
Type...............................................W7/85; Electric 137kW
overseas yards to build their hulls is followed here by 440kW with a 463kW prime mover and a 740kW set
Capacity..........................................................5 x 330m3/h
Den Breejen, which subcontracted this work to the Bow thruster
with an 820kW diesel engine. All the motors are by Make ......................................................................Omega
Nantong Yahua Shipyard, north of Shanghai, China, Cummins and the alternators are of Newage Stamford Number ............................................................................1
after which Primera was brought back to The manufacture Output ...............................................................1 x 650kW
Netherlands for completion. The hull is double- Radars
skinned, forming port and starboard water ballast Number ............................................................................2
spaces, and enclosing a 105.19m long cargo space TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Type ...................................................RHRS-2005RC river
divided by an arrangement of troughed transverse Length, oa .................................................................135.00m Contract date .........................................................................-
bulkheads, and a centreline division, into 20 tanks, Length (scantling) .....................................................130.29m Launch date ...........................................................................-
designed to carry a wide range of liquid cargoes. Breadth, moulded .......................................................16.85m Delivery date.........................................................9 July 2004

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Depth, moulded to main deck ....................................19.20m


Gross .......................................................................40,230gt
Displacement, at 14.05m draught ....................86,035tonnes
Deadweight
design ...............................................................63,395dwt
scantling............................................................73,630dwt
Draught
design ....................................................................12.50m
scantling ................................................................14.05m
Speed, service at 90% MCR, 15% sea margin ....14.40knots
Cargo capacity.........................................................90,624m3
Bunkers
heavy oil.................................................................2680m3
diesel oil...................................................................137m3
Water ballast ...................................32,480m3
Fuel consumption
main engine only ....................................38.45tonnes/day
Classification ......Lloyd's Register of Shipping +100A1, Bulk
Carrier, 'Strengthened for Heavy Cargoes, Holds
Number 2, 4, 6 may be Empty, ESN, LI, ESP,
UMS, SCM
Percentage of high-tensile
steel used in constuction ..................................approx 45%
Main engine
Design ..............................................................MAN B&W
Model ...........................................................5S60MC-Mk6
Manufacturer ...........................Hudong Heavy Machinery
Number ............................................................................1
Output .............................................10,200kW/105rev/min
Propeller
Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
Manufacturer.....................Dalian Marine Propeller Works
Number ............................................................................1
Diameter ..............................................................6760mm

PROTEFS: fourth-generation Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed


Speed............................................................102.8rev/min
Diesel-driven alternators

Jiangnan Panamax bulker Number ............................................................................3


Engine make/type ..............................Yanmar/6N18AL-EV
Alternator make/type ................................Taiyo/FE547A-8
Output ..............................................................................3
Shipbuilder: .........JJiangnan Shipyard Heavy cargoes can be loaded into alternate holds Boilers
(Group) Co Ltd, (Nos 1, 3, 5, and 7) in line with Lloyd's Register class Number ............................................................................1
People's Republic of China notation 'strengthened for heavy cargoes: Nos 2, 4, and Type .........................................................Mission OS1600
Vessel's name:..........................................Protefs 6 holds may be empty', and tanktop, hopper side, and Make .....................................................................Aalborg
Hull number:..............................................H H2301 lower stool plating has been strengthened for grab Output
Owner/operator:....................C Cypres Enterprises discharge. Transverse bulkheads in the cargo space are oil fired...........................................................1600kg/h
Corp/Diana Shipping Agencies, Greece of corrugated construction and built on stools at top exhaust gas...................................................1300kg/h
and bottom of the holds. MacGregor side-rolling, Mooring equipment
Designer: ....JJiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co Ltd,
Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
People's Republic of China chain-operated hatch covers are fitted, stowing each
2 x mooring winch
Model test establishment used: ........................ - side of the opening whilst cargo is being worked. Make.........................................................Luzhou-Hatlapa
Bahamas
Flag: .....................................................B The main propulsion machinery comprises a MAN Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
Total number of sister B&W 5S60MC Mk6 low-speed diesel engine, Hatch covers
ships already completed:................................1 1 manufactured under licence by Hudong Heavy Make................................................................MacGregor
Total number of sister Machinery (HHM) and developing 10,200kW at Type .................................................................Side-rolling
3
ships still on order: ..........................................3 105rev/min. This is directly coupled to a FP propeller Complement
running in an open-water stern frame and producing a Officers.............................................................................8
service speed at 90% MCR (9198kW/102.80rev/min) Crew...............................................................................15

J
Spare................................................................................6
IANGNAN Shipyard is considered to be the oldest and allowing a 15% sea margin of 14.40knots. With no
Ballast control system
shipbuilder in China, however, its Shanghai city shaft-driven alternator fitted, electrical supply is derived Make .........................................................................SSSR
premises, which date back nearly 200 years, are now from three Yanmar/Taiyo diesel-driven sets each Type.........................................Remote air/electric control
scheduled to be moved to a 'greenfield' site on an island producing 600kW at 900rev/min. Steam requirements Bridge control system
in the River Yangtze where the company plans to set up are satisfied from an Aalborg Mission boiler and an Make.......................................................................Lyngs
two shipbuilding divisions. One of these will specialise exhaust-gas economiser. A Lyngs DMS-21001 engine Type ................................................................DMS-21001
in building bulk carriers up to Panamax size (the other remote control system is installed and provides bridge Fire protection system
will build larger vessels), thus continuing an operation of the machinery installation. Make ......................................................................Salwico
Accommodation is arranged in the superstructure aft Type ................................................C316 smoke detector
involvement with this class of vessel begun in 1985,
Fire extinguishing system
and which now totals over 30 units delivered or on for eight officers, 15 crew and six 'spare' personnel, with
Cargo holds ..............................................CO2
order. the layout featuring an entire deck given over to the Engineroom .................................................................CO2
Protefs is an example of the fourth-generation (Mk IV) captain's quarters. Leisure facilities include a Make.........................................................................Unitor
of the design, and is laid out in conventional style with gymnasium. Traditional lifeboats are not provided, Radar
a single-deck, forecastle, and seven cargo holds instead a free-fall craft with slipway and recovery davit Number ............................................................................2
contained in a single-skin hull arranged with top and operates over the stern. That section of the Make ........................................................Japan Radio Co
bottom wing ballast tanks, the latter being joined with accommodation block housing the single-berth cabins Models ...................................................1 x JMA-9932-SA
double-bottom tanks centrally divided by a duct keel. and public rooms is separated from the funnel casing to 1 x JMA-9922-9XA
Exceptions to this arrangement apply under Nos 5 and reduce noise and vibration, but the intervening space is Satellite navigation system
6 holds where the port and starboard double-bottom Make ........................................................Japan Radio Co
utilised by an athwartship gantry carrying a travelling
Models..................................................2 x JLR-7700 MkII
tanks are separated from the wing tanks, and are spares and stores crane. Waste disposal system
designated as Nos 1 and 2 heavy fuel tanks. Additional
Incinerator
fuel is carried in side tanks at the fore end of the Make .................................................................Luzhou
engineroom, port and starboard. All ballast tanks, TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Model ..........................................................OGS-200C
including No 4 hold which can be flooded, are coated Length, oa .................................................................225.00m Contract date ...........................................24 December 2002
with bleached tar epoxy. Basic tar epoxy coatings are Length, bp.................................................................217.00m Launch/float-out date......................................28 March 2004
used in the cargo holds. Breadth, moulded .......................................................32.20m Delivery date .................................................31 August 2004

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Depth, moulded
to main deck (No 3).................................................8.00m
to forecastle deck (No 5).......................................14.00m
Depth of double bottom................................................1.30m
Draught
design; as Mobile Offshore Unit..............................4.30m
scantling .................................................................5.00m
air; at scantling draught,
excluding leg extensions ....................................57.33m
Gross .......................................................................14,990gt
Displacement at scantling draught...................20,237tonnes
Lightweight, including legs ...............................12,408tonnes
Lightweight, excluding legs .................................9521tonnes
Deadweight
design draught ....................................................5295dwt
scantling draught................................................8335tdwt
Block coefficient, scantling draught ................................0.85
Speed, service at 90% MCR...................................10.5knots
Bunkers
MDO.........................................................................947m3
Water ballast................................................................8676m3
Fuel consumption...........................................18.5tonnes/day
Classification ..................................Det Norske Veritas +1A1,
Self-elevating Mobile Offshore Unit,
EO, DYNPOS-AUT, CRANE
Percentage of high-tensile steel
used in construction..........................................approx 90%
Heel control equipment...............................by ballast pumps
Main generator sets
Engine make......................................................Mitsubishi
Model ..........................................................S16R-MPTK-2
Number ............................................................................4
Type of fuel used.......................................................MDO
Generator make ..................................................Stamford
Output .......................................4 x 2280kVA/1800rev/min
Auxiliary generator sets
Engine make......................................................Mitsubishi
Model ................................................................S6B-MPTA
Number ............................................................................2
Type of fuel ................................................................MDO

RESOLUTION: pioneering Generator make................................................................-


Output .........................................2 x 325kVA/1800rev/min
Azimuth stern thrusters

wind-turbine installations Make............................Ulstein Aquamaster (Rolls-Royce)


Model .............................................................US205/3850
Number ............................................................................4
Pitch................................................................Controllable
Propeller diameter................................2150mm in nozzle
Shipbuilder: ......S Shanghaiguan Shipyard (SHG), Disregarding the support legs, the profile resembles
Motor output ...................................................4 x 1500kW
People's Republic of China that of an offshore support vessel with a large open Bow thrusters
Vessel's name:..............Resolution (launched as deck aft, having a working area of 3200m2 capable of Make .................................Kamewa Ulstein (Rolls-Royce)
Mayflower Resolution) storing up to 12 complete 2MW turbines (or 10 x Number ............................................................................3
Hull number: ..................................................9 905 3.5MW) ready for assembly. Maximum uniform deck Type...................................................................TT1650CP
Output ...............................................................3 x 700kW
Owner/operator:..........................M Marine Projects loading is 10tonnes/m2; however this can be increased Main crane
International Ltd (MPI), UK to 15tonnes/m2 between the jackhouses, if loading Number/type ..................................1 x EHC300/5500 O S
Designer: ............K Knud E Hansen A/S, Denmark inboard of the longitudinal bulkheads (positioned 11m pedestal-mounted rope-
Model tank establishment used: .............F FORCE either side of the centreline) is restricted to 5tonnes/m2. luffing, electric-hydraulic, offshore
Technology (formerly Danish Maritime Handling of components is carried out by two Kenz Main hoist: 12 falls .................................300tonnes/25.5m
Institute (DMI)), Denmark cranes: a 300tonnes swl unit erected on the centreline at 43tonnes/83m
Flag: ...................................................IIsle of Man the stern, and a 50tonne auxiliary unit fitted around
Whip hoist: 2 falls........................................30tonnes/87m
Total number of sister Make........................................................Kenz Cranes BV
midships, at the starboard side of the vessel. With this Auxiliary crane
ships already completed:..............................N Nil equipment, one complete turbine can be erected each Number/type ...1 x EHC50/3500
Total number of sister day. Below decks, the hull is subdivided by longitudinal O S pedestal-mounted rope-luffing,
ships still on order: ........................................N Nil
and transverse watertight bulkheads to form water electric-hydraulic, offshore
ballast tanks at the wings, and central spaces utilised as Main hoist: 3 falls ........................................50tonnes/35m
Jacking system
voids, leg-machinery rooms, storerooms, and
W ITH governments in many industrialised
countries committed to generating around 10%
of their energy requirements from renewable sources
switchboard compartments, with a central passageway
acting as a service corridor.
Make .................................................................IHC Gusto
Jacking system .....................................6 x hydraulic legs
Jacking/overload capacity for
by 2010, the concept of establishing offshore wind- Central to the operation of Resolution is a Kongsberg each leg ....................................3000tonnes/3750tonnes
turbine farms to harness power for electricity Simrad DP2 class dynamic positioning (DP) Static holding capacity ...................................5000tonnes
generation, is one environment-friendly area now being installation, which can accurately hold the vessel in Leg length including spud cans ...........................62.33m
Leg length with extensions....................................71.83m
actively exploited. Current offshore technology position whilst the IHC Gusto jacking system raises it
Cross-section of legs.....................................3.8m x 3.8m
employs 2MW turbines in which the nacelle housing to an operational level to provide a safe and stable Size of spud cans......................................................63m2
the gearing is approximately 70m above sea level and working platform. The six legs are arranged in pairs on Mooring and anchoring equipment
the blades some 40m long, but development of 5MW jackhouses each side of the working deck and have an Anchors ...................................................2 x 5513kg HHP
machines is expected soon. operating speed of 1m/min. Maximum operational Mooring winches ..................2 x mooring winch/windlass
Installing these structures is a complex operation for water depth without leg extensions is 25m/35m, and 2 x stern mooring winches
with extension 35m/45m. Make ...............................Rauma Brattvaag (Rolls-Royce)
which MPI (which acquired financially troubled
Complement
Mayflower Energy Ltd), working on an idea originally Operating in conjunction with the DP system is a Officers.............................................................................6
introduced by offshore contractor Global Marine, has Rolls-Royce power generation and automation Crew...............................................................................60
developed this unique ship design, in conjunction with installation which makes use of four 1500kW Ulstein Bridge control system
consultant Knud E Hansen, IHC Gusto - which Aquamaster azimuthing thrusters at the stern to Make...................................................Rolls-Royce Ulstein
engineered the jacking system, and Det Norske Veritas, provided a transiting speed of 10.50knots, with three One man operation ......................................................Yes
whose prime challenge was to adapt existing ship and 700kW Kamewa Ulstein tunnel thrusters installed at the Dynamic positioning system
offshore engineering rules and regulations to the bow to enhance manoeuvrability. Electrical power is
Make....................................................Kongsberg Simrad
structure of this innovative project. Type .......................................................................SDP 11
derived from four Mitsubishi 1920kW diesel-generator Reference system...........................Fanbeam laser DGPS
The hull form of Resolution is that of a flat-bottomed, sets and two 276kW auxiliary sets, positioned in a Radars
self-propelled barge, with a 'spoon-shaped' fore end machinery room at the aft end of the vessel. Number ............................................................................2
incorporating a rudimentary bulbous bow. A two-tier Make...............................................Litton Marine Systems
forecastle supports the main superstructure and Models ......Bridgemaster S-band ARPA 343/12E, 341/6E
together they provide accommodation for 70 persons Contract date .........................................................................-
TECHNICAL PARTICULARS
with extensive public rooms and leisure facilities. Above Length, oa .................................................................130.00m Launch/float-out date .............................................................-
this, the wheelhouse provides a control centre with all- Length, bp.................................................................123.12m Delivery date..............................................6 December 2003
round vision. Breadth, moulded .......................................................38.00m Arrival in UK for service...............................11 October 2004

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SAPPHIRE PRINCESS: Japanese Princess


makes her debut
Shipbuilder:.......M Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd but with only four diesel-driven alternators, plus the gas turbine ......................................1 x 31,250kVA
(MHI), Nagasaki Shipyard, Japan addition of a 25,000kW kerosene-burning gas turbine- Propulsion motors
Vessel's name: .......................Sapphire Princess driven alternator - a power source being increasingly Number.......................................................................2

Hull number: ................................................2 2180 adopted by leading operators - fitted in the funnel. The Make..................................................................Alstom
complete installation, therefore, comprises four Output/speed ......................2 x 20,000kW/145rev/min
Owner/operator: .....................C Carnival Corp plc, alternator sets driven by two eight-cylinder, and two Propellers
USA/Princess Cruise Lines Ltd, UK Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
nine-cylinder Wrtsil diesel engines of the common- Designer ........................................................MHI/Wrtsil
Model test establishment used: ..M MHI Nagasaki, rail type, plus a fifth alternator driven by the General Number ............................................................................2
Research & Development Centre, Japan Electric gas turbine. Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Bermuda
Flag: ......................................................B These supply power for hotel operation, and for ship Diameter ..............................................................5600mm
Total number of sister propulsion using two Alstom propulsion motors, each Speed ..............................................................145rev/min
ships already completed:................................1 1 driving a FP propeller for a service speed at 86% MCR Special adaptations ...........Hub Vortex-Free Cap (HVFC)
of 22.10knots. All the prime-movers in the arrangement Lifesaving equipment
Total number of sister are designed to provide low-smoke, NOx and SOx Escape chutes..................................2 x 860-person MES
ships still on order: ........................................N Nil emissions, and the garbage incineration plant is Make......................................................................RFD
equipped with flue gas cleaning. Provision is also made Type ........................................................vertical chute
for 'cold ironing', which means plugging into a shore Lifeboats..................................................22 x 150-person

A N unfortunate set of circumstances occurring on electrical and steam supply so that alternators and Make............................................................................-
boilers can be shutdown in port to reduce air pollution. Complement
October 1 2002, completely changed the history of
Total cabins..................................................................647
two cruise liners, Diamond Princess and Sapphire Princess, Total beds ..................................................................1232
ordered from MHI in February 2000 by Princess Passengers
Cruises, then a subsidiary of P&O Group. With the TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Total cabins................................................................1339
first vessel nearing completion, a disasterous fire Length, oa .................................................................288.33m Percentage outboard..................................................72%
destroyed 40% of its structure, threatening damaging Length, bp.................................................................246.00m Total beds...............................................................3078
Breadth, moulded .......................................................37.50m
delays to both MHI and Princess's future programmes. Depth, moulded
Bow thrusters
These problems were eventually resolved by first to main deck (deck 4) ...........................................11.40m
Make .....................................................................Wrtsil
advancing the delivery of the second ship by three Number ............................................................................3
to promenade deck (deck 7) ................................20.55m
Output .............................................................3 x 2200kW
months and, on completion in February 2004, giving to sun deck (deck 15) ...........................................41.30m
Stern thrusters
her the name of her damaged sister, Diamond Princess. A Draught
Make .....................................................................Wrtsil
delay of some 10 months was also agreed to allow the design ......................................................................8.05m
Number ............................................................................3
reconstruction of that lead vessel, which was finally scantling ..................................................................8.55m
Gross.......................................................................115,875gt Output .............................................................3 x 1720kW
delivered in May 2004 with the name originally Deadweight Fire detection system
proposed for her consort, Sapphire Princess. design ...............................................................10,343dwt Make ......................................................Consilium Marine
The two vessels had been conceived as part of scantling............................................................14,580dwt Type .....................................................................CS-3000
Princess Cruises' Grand class, initiated with the Speed, service at 86% MCR.................................22.10knots Fire extinguishing systems
Fincantieri-built Grand Princess (Significant Ships of 1998). Bunkers Engineroom.................CO2 and high-pressure water mist
Although of similar dimensions and generally following heavy oil.................................................................1862m3 Cabins, public spaces .......................Automatic sprinkler
the owner's familiar profile and interior styles, an gas oil ....................................................................2113m3 Radars
increase in gross tonnage of some 7000tons is Water ballast................................................................5077m3 Number ............................................................................5
indicative of changes incorporated in the MHI design, Classification .....Lloyd's Register +100A1 (Passenger Ship), Type..............................................1 x S-band: 4 x X-band
which provides 1339 cabins with more than 70% +LMC, with CCS notation, NAV, IWS Make ..................................................................STN-Atlas
outboard, and over 50% of these arranged with Heel control systems..............................Two, forward and aft Integrated bridge system
balconies. Roll stabilisation equipment ............Fincantieri, 2 x 22m2 fins Make ..................................................................STN-Atlas
Italian designer Giacomo Mortola, and American Diesel-electric system Type ..............................................................NACOS 65-4
designer Teresa Anderson, developed interiors featuring Main engines Waste disposal plant
seven restaurants offering Princess Cruises's innovative Design .............................................................Wrtsil Incinerator
Models ......................................2 x 9L46C; 2 x 8L46C
'personal choice dining' policy, and a theatre, dance Make .............................................................Deerberg
Manufacturer ...................................................Wrtsil
lounge, casino and other luxurious public areas Waste compactor
Type of fuel ...........................................................HFO
satisfying the diversified needs of passengers. A tennis Output ..................................2 x 9450kW: 2 x 8400kW
Make .............................................................Deerberg
court and seven swimming pools are also available. Gas turbine
Waste shredder/crusher
Sapphire Princess follows her owner's Zero Discharge Design ................................................General Electric
Make .............................................................Deerberg
policy, with comprehensive facilities for collecting and Model ............................................................LM2500+
Sewage plant
processing all wastes on board, rather than allowing Number.......................................................................1 Make ..........................................................Hamworthy
disposal at sea. Another change from the Grand Princess Output...........................................................25,000kW Model ...............................membrane bio-reactor grey
specification sees a reduction in the number of liferafts Alternators and black water treatment system
carried and their replacement by two vertical-chute Number.......................................................................5 Contract date..............................................25 February 2000
MES systems. Make............................................................................- Launch/float-out date................................(first) 24 May 2002
Sapphire Princess retains the basis diesel-electric Output (second) 25 September 2003
propulsion system fitted to the lead Grand class vessels, diesel driven ..........2 x 11,440kVA; 2 x 10,190kVA Delivery date ......................................................27 May 2004

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SCELVERINGHE: self-unloading sand and


gravel suction dredger
Shipbuilder: ..........................S Shipyard K Damen, Shipyard K Damen has managed to introduce an Number ............................................................................1
The Netherlands element of sophistication not normally seen in this class Type of fuel ................................................................MDO
(hull from Aker Braila, Romania) of working vessel, into the exterior design of Output ................................................4320kW/600rev/min
Vessel's name:................................Scelveringhe Scelveringhe. In particular, the hull, which was built in Gearbox
Romania by Aker Braila, exhibits a pleasing profile Make ......................................................................Flender
743
Hull number: ..................................................7 featuring sweeping bulwark-lines and sloping Model................................................................GRCA 750
Owner/operator:..............................S Scelveringhe deckhouse plating. A maintenance-friendly structure Number ............................................................................1
Scheepvaart BV, has been aimed for, with flush fittings on the exposed Output speed ...................................................178rev/min
The Netherlands decks, and corrosion-sensitive features such as window Propeller
Designer:..............................S Shipyard K Damen, frames and door hinges, executed in stainless steel. The Designer/manufacturer...............................Lips (Wrtsil)
The Netherlands accommodation arrangement incorporates double- Number ............................................................................1
The Netherlands
Flag: ..........................................T berth suites for the captain and chief engineer, eight Pitch................................................................Controllable
single-berth crew cabins, and mess and dayrooms. The Diameter ..............................................................3600mm
Total number of sister wheelhouse has open bridge wings, and the entire block Speed...............................................................178rev/min
ships already completed:..............................N Nil is well insulated, heated and ventilated. Main engine-driven alternators
Total number of sister The main engineroom is positioned below the Number ............................................................................2
ships still on order: ........................................NNil deckhouse and contains the MaK 9M32C main engine, Make/type......................................................Leroy Somer
developing 4320kW at 600rev/min. A Flender GRCA Output .............................................................2 x 1800kW
750 gearbox reduces revolutions at the Lips CP Diesel-driven alternators

S CELVERINGHE differs from most other suction propeller to 178rev/min, for a ship's speed of 13knots, Number ............................................................................2
hopper/dredgers featured recently in Significant which, coupled with the high loading and dischaging Make..................................................................Caterpillar
capacities, gives the vessel the advantage of quick turn- Type of fuel ................................................................MDO
Ships, in that its principal function is to dredge sand and rounds. Two 1800kW Leroy Somer alternators are Output ...............................................................2 x 190kW
gravel for commercial use. Having completed this driven from the main engine and two Caterpillar 190kW Dredging gantry/grab crane
operation, the vessel returns to harbour to unload on to diesel alternator sets are also installed. Assisting Number ............................................................................1
the quayside. The cargo is carried in a 3880m3 hopper, manoeuvrability is a 750kW bow thruster. Make....................................................Shipyard K Damen
within a double hull structure forming wing tanks used Grab capacity ............................................................13m3
for fuel, and for fresh water used for rinsing out the Task ...............................................Unloading sand/gravel
hopper. TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Type........................................................electric-hydraulic
Performance...............................2000m3/h (in association
Discharge utilises a self-unloading system designed Length, oa .................................................................116.50m
with belt conveyors)
and engineered by the shipyard, which employs a gantry Length, bp.................................................................111.95m
Lifesaving equipment...............................1 x free-fall lifeboat
fitted with a special 18m3 grab, travelling over the Breadth, moulded .......................................................18.00m
Cargo pumps
hopper on tracks at each side coaming, picking up sand Depth, moulded ............................................................8.30m
Number ............................................................................1
and gravel which is deposited on a conveyor belt Draught..........................................................................6.40m
Make/type .............................-/Sand and gravel dredging
mounted on the fore deck, port side, then transferred to Gross ..........................................................................5116gt
Capacity...........................................................15,000m3/h
a centreline-mounted shore discharge conveyor belt, Deadweight ...............................................................7750dwt
Prime mover......................................MaK 6M25, 1850kW
47m long and capable of rotation through 360deg. It is Block coefficient.............................................................0.864
Gearbox.................................................................Flender
electro-hydraulically operated, using a power pack Speed, service.......................................................13.00knots
Complement ........................................................................12
taking its electrical supply from one of two 1800kW Cargo capacity
Bow thruster
alternators driven from the main engine, and can sand/gravel ............................................................3880m3
Make .....................................................................Wrtsil
transfer cargo to shore at a rate of 2000m3/h. Bunkers
Number ............................................................................1
Loading Scelveringhe is accomplished using an 850mm diesel oil...................................................................600m3 Output .....................................................................750kW
suction pipe, trailed over the starboard side of the Water ballast Fire extinguishing systems ...............................................CO2
vessel from a position forward of the hopper space, and in fore peak ..............................................................403m3 Radars
supported when dredging by intermediate davits along fresh water in side tanks..........................................900m3 Number ............................................................................3
the ship side, and stowed on deck when not in use. Classification ..............Lloyd's Register of Shipping +100A1, Make .......................................................................Furuno
Maximum dredging depth is 33.50m, and the operation 'Dredger', + LMC, UMS Model.........1 x X-band sea radar; 1 x S-band sea radar;
is carried out using a diesel-driven sand pump installed Main engine 1 x river radar
forward, having a capacity of 15,000m3/h. The prime Design ........................................................................MaK Contract date ................................................December 2002
mover is a MaK 6M25 engine developing 1850kW, and Model .....................................................................9M32C Launch/float-out date....................................December 2003
the pump connection is through a Flender gearbox. Manufacturer ............................................Caterpillar MaK Delivery date ..........................................................June 2004

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SPAR LYRA: Diamond 53 - a forward-


looking Ultra-Handymax bulker
Shipbuilder:.............CChengxi Shipyard, People's The design has been configured to a Panamax beam Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
Republic of China of 32.26m with five holds and hatches, the latter Output ................................................9480kW/127rev/min
providing virtually open access into the cargo spaces. A Propeller
Vessel's name: .....................................Spar Lyra Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
CX4204
Hull number:............................................C forecastle and forward breakwater afford protection for Designer/manufacturer ............................SSPA/Zhenjiang
Owner/operator: ......S Spar Shipping A/S, Norway deck cargo and hatches. The double-hull arrangement Propeller Factory
Carl Bro A/S,
Designer: ........................................C incorporates top and bottom wing tanks, common with Number ............................................................................1
Dwinger Marineconsult, Denmark the side spaces and extended athwartships at the hatch Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Model test establishment used: ................S SSPA, ends as voids. Diameter ..............................................................5900mm
Speed...............................................................127rev/min
Sweden All piping and valves, plus electric cables, together Diesel-driven alternators
Norwegian International Register
Flag: ...............N with fore and aft crew accesses, are run in wing and Number ............................................................................3
Total number of sister double bottom pipe ducts, to improve maintenance and Engine make/type .....................Anqing-Daihatsu/6DK-20
ships already completed:..............................N Nil safety. The hatchways are closed by end-folding, high- Type of fuel used........................................................HFO
Total number of sister stowing, hydraulically operated covers having a timber Output/speed.................................3 x 770kW/720rev/min
ships still on order: ............1 13 (various owners) loading of 2.5tonnes/m2, with cargo handling utilising Alternator make/type.......................Nishishiba/NTAKL-VE
Output/speed.................................3 x 680kW/720rev/min
four 36tonne electro-hydraulic deck cranes mounted on Boiler
the centreline and working to a 28m radius. Number ............................................................................1

W HEN Cardiff-based Graig Shipping sold its last


bulk carrier in 1995, it seemed that yet another
old established tramp-ship owner was heading towards
The Diamond 53 design has been developed to
operate with either a Sulzer 6RTA48T-B, or MAN
B&W 6S50MC-C main engine, with the owner of Spar
Type ...........................................................................K/KD
Make ......................................................................Saacke
Output .................................................................2000kg/h
Lyra opting for the latter, a 9480kW/127rev/min unit Cargo cranes
closure. Neverthless, re-organisation under the Number ............................................................................4
grandson of one of the company's founders has which, when running at 82% MCR (7750kW) at Make ...........................................................................Tsuji
brought new success, resulting from new partnerships. scantling draught, and allowing a 15% sea margin, Type..................................................................HDSS3628
Initially these involved Graig, as technical manager, and produces a service speed of 14knots. Electrical Performance ..........................4 x 36tonnes/28m outreach
the Danish Clipper Group as commercial operator, requirements are satisfied by three Daihatsu/Nishishiba Mooring equipment
building a series of nineteen 8870dwt Confidence-class 680kW diesel-alternators. Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
2 x mooring winch
multi-purpose vessels (Clipper Confidence: Significant Ships Make.........................................................Hatlapa (China)
of 1997), designed by Carl Bro, Dwinger. Graig is Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
today joined with the other partners to provide a global TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Lifesaving equipment
marine service encompassing all aspects of Length, oa .................................................................190.00m Number...........................................1 x 23person, free-fall
shipbuilding, shipowning, management and finance. Length, bp.................................................................183.05m Make............................................................................NPT
Breadth, moulded .......................................................32.26m Hatch covers
Without mandatory compulsion, and faced with a Depth, moulded to upper deck ..................................17.50m Design.............................................................Huahai-TTS
significant additional cost, owners, in the main, have Width of double skin Manufacturer....................................Huahai-TTS/shipyard
rejected double-hull bulk carrier designs, but, with this side ..........................................................................1.20m Type .............................End-folding/double-skin/hydraulic
Diamond 53 series Graig/Carl Bro claim to have bottom ......................................................................1.80m Ballast control system
developed a ship which responds to calls for safer and Draught Make .......................................................................Pleiger
stronger bulk carriers and, by using Chinese (and soon, scantling ................................................................12.60m Type ..................................................................DMVP IPM
design ....................................................................11.10m Complement
Vietnamese) shipyards, can overcome the problems of Officers...........................................................................10
Gross .......................................................................31,000gt
price premium. As obvious as the safety aspect of the Displacement ....................................................65,000tonnes Crew...............................................................................15
double skin is the fact that the resulting flush cargo Lightweight ........................................................11,600tonnes Suez/repair crew..............................................................4
space interiors have an economic value by facilitating Deadweight Single/other rooms......................................................25/1
cleaning operations and reducing cargo handling time. scantling............................................................53,000dwt Bridge control system
Make .......................................................................Nabco
More specific to this particular design is that the design ...............................................................44,800dwt
Type .....................................................................M-800-III
additional water ballast capacity provided within the Block coefficient ...............................................................0.85
Speed, service at 82% MCR, One man operation .......................................................No
double hull obviates the use of No 3 hold for heavy 15% sea margin, 12.60m draught ......................14.00knots Fire detection system
weather ballasting, although that compartment is still Cargo capacity.........................................................65,700m3 Make...........................................................................Tyco
designated for dual use, if required in other Bunkers Type .........................................................................T1016
circumstances. heavy oil.................................................................2000m3 Fire extinguishing system
Cargo holds/engineroom ............................................CO2
Other features of the Diamond 53 design include diesel oil...................................................................230m3
Make.........................................................................Unitor
only limited use of high-tensile steel, and the Water ballast, including No 3 hold ..........................30,700m3
Radars
Fuel consumption
development of an overall robust structural design with Number ............................................................................2
main engine only ....................................33.10tonnes/day
a maximum allowable hull girder bending moment 50% auxiliaries ..................................................2.50tonnes/day
Make...........................................................Kelvin Hughes
to 70% higher than class minimum. This feature Models ......................................CAE-A13-2; 1 x CAE-A36
Classification......Det Norske Veritas +1A1 Bulk Carrier, ESP,
Waste disposal plant
enables cargo to be evenly distributed between holds NAUTICUS (Newbuilding), BC-A (Holds
Incinerator
Nos 1, 3, and 5, when loading to scantling draught with Nos 2, 4 or 3 empty), GRAIN-U, HA(+),
Make........................................................MW-Teamtec
alternate holds (Nos 2 and 4) empty. Usually, single-skin DK(+), iB(+), EO, TMON
Model .............................................................OG200C
Handymax bulkers require to load more cargo in No 3 Steel percentages used in construction ........57% mild steel,
33% NV32, 10% NV36 Sewage plant
hold in this condition. Uniform tanktop loading in all Main engine Make ..........................................................Hamworthy
holds is 25tonnes/m2 and the vessel can carry a full Design ..............................................................MAN B&W Model ...................................................................ST3A
deadweight comprising two tiers of steel coils, weighing Model ...............................................................6S50MC-C Contract date............................................29 January 2003
25tonnes each, supported on timber dunnage, as well Manufacturer ...........................Hudong Heavy Machinery Launch/float-out date ........................................28 June 2004
as the whole range of bulk cargoes. Number ............................................................................1 Delivery date................................................28 October 2004

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Type of fuel used ..............................................HFO/MDO


Output .............................................12,060kW/333rev/min
Gearbox
Make ..........................................................................Renk
Model.................................................................HSU 1380
Number ............................................................................1
Output speed ...................................................105rev/min
Propeller
Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
Designer/manufacturer .................................Lips/Wrtsil
Number ............................................................................1
Pitch................................................................Controllable
Diameter ..............................................................6200mm
Speed...............................................................105rev/min
Main-engine-driven alternator
Number ............................................................................1
Make/type .............................................Taiyo/FEK 45DL-4
Output/speed...................................1000kW/1800rev/min
Diesel-driven alternators
Number ............................................................................3
Engine make/type .........................Mitsubishi/S6R2-MPTK
Type of fuel used.......................................................MDO
Output/speed.....................................500kW/1200rev/min
Alternator make/type .................................Taiyo/FB41 A-6
Output/speed...............................3 x 450kW/1200rev/min
Cargo cranes
Number ............................................................................3
Manufacturer...........Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik (NMF)
Design ....................................DK II 120017/90016/55033

SUOMIGRACHT: multi- Performance..........120/90/55tonnes at 16/19/33m radius


Type ........................................................Electro-hydraulic
Mooring equipment

purpose/forest products
Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
2 x mooring winch
Make .....................................................................Towimor
Type........................................................................electric

carrier Lifesaving equipment


Number .......................................................1 x GAR-T6, 7
Make/type.................................................Fassmer/freefall
Hatch covers
Shipbuilder: ...........S Stocznia Szczecinska Nowa, monitored by CCTV from the local control room and Design .............................................................MacGregor
Poland wheelhouse. An Intering pneumatic system is fitted to Manufacturer ........................Stocznia Szczecinska Nowa
counter heel when all loaders are working, and forklift Type.........................upper deck: hydraulic folding/rolling
Vessel's name: ................................Suomigracht trucks are in use. Mechanical ventilation and air-drying tweendeck: pontoons
Hull number:.........................................BB587-IV/6 systems are provided in the cargo spaces, which are also Doors/lifts
Owner/operator: .................................S Spliethoff's served by a firefighting water spray system using Side shell cargo doors ....................................................3
Bevrachtingskantoor BV, sprinklers fitted in the hatch covers. Internal cargo doors ......................................................11
The Netherlands In common with a number of modern Szczecinska Side loaders ...............................................5 x 16tonne lift
Nowa designs, Suomigracht features a hull form System operation..........................hydraulic power packs
Designer:...............S Stocznia Szczecinska Nowa, incorporating an assymetric stern configuration aimed Design..........................................................................TTS
Poland at improving wake efficiency. The design conforms to Containers
Model test establishment used: ................H HSVA, the requirements of Ice Class 1A and Finnish/Swedish Lengths........................................................20ft; 40ft; 45ft
Germany rules, and the hull structure at the bulbous bow, and aft Heights...................................................8ft; 8ft 6in; 9ft 6in
of the rudder blade includes ice-knives. Cell guides.....................................................................no
The Netherlands
Flag: ..........................................T Total TEU capacity.....................................................1283
Total number of sister A Wrtsil 6L64 main engine, developing 12,060kW On deck..................................................................728
ships already completed:..............................N Nil at 333rev/min, drives a CP propeller at 105rev/min In holds...................................................................555
Total number of sister through a Renk gearbox for a service speed at design Homogeneously loaded to 14tonnes...................1022
draught, when operating at 85% MCR, of 19.30knots. Reefer plugs ................................................................120
2
ships still on order: ..........................................2
Tiers/rows: on deck ....................................................6/10
In holds ..............................................................5/8
TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Ballast control system

S IGNIFICANT Ships of 2000 reported on two near-


sister vessels, built in Japan and Poland as part of an
order for 10 specialist designs placed by Spliethoff
Length, oa .................................................................185.40m
Length, bp.................................................................173.50m
Breadth, moulded .......................................................25.30m
Make .......................................................................Pleiger
Type ...............................................Remote control valves
Complement
against a Finnish forest products charter. The Dutch Depth, moulded Officers.............................................................................8
to upper deck ........................................................14.60m Crew...............................................................................15
owner has now returned to Szczecinska with an order Spare................................................................................4
to main deck..........................................10.78m (variable)
for four more vessels, the first of which is a direct Width of double skin Suez/repair crew..............................................................4
repeat of the year 2000 series, whilst the remaining side ..........................................................................2.45m Stern appendages .......................................Assymetric stern
three, of which Suomigracht is the lead, are of a larger, bottom ......................................................................1.75m Bow thruster
modified design, which features only two box-shaped, Draught Make.............................................................ABB Zamech
flush-surfaced, main holds, rather than three in the design ....................................................................10.00m Number ............................................................................1
earlier vessels. scantling ................................................................10.60m Output .....................................................................850kW
In both designs, an additional small hold (No 0) is Gross 18,100gt Bridge control system
located forward. The upper deck hatch covers are a Deadweight Make..............................................................Wrtsil/Lips
design ....................................................21,350dwt Type...................Lipstronic/Plath Navipilot V/HSC-G-TMC
combination of hydraulically operated folding and scantling.................................................23,750dwt
rolling panels, with the second deck closed by pontoons One-man bridge...........................................................Yes
Speed, service at design draught, 85% MCR......19.30knots Fire detection system
handled by the ship's cranes, and capable of being Cargo capacity (tweendeck pontoons excluded)...27,550m3 Make ...........................................................Zenitel Marine
positioned to form a tweendeck at three levels Bunkers Type..........................................Servomaster addressable
(6050mm/9900mm/13,100mm above the tanktop), or heavy oil.................................................................1850m3 Fire extinguishing system
located vertically as grain bulkheads or cargo divisions. diesel oil...................................................................280m3 Cargo holds .......................................CO2/Water sprinkler
The 9900mm level is considered as the main-deck Water ballast................................................................8850m3 Make.........................................................................Unitor
position. Water ballast carried in loaded condition............7000tonnes Engineroom .................................................................CO2
Although forest product exports from Finland will Fuel consumption Make.........................................................................Unitor
provide Suomigracht's main employment, transporting main engine only .........................................42tonnes/day Engineroom (local spray)....................................Novenco
bulk and general backhaul cargoes, including those in auxiliaries ....................................................2.4tonnes/day Waste disposal plant
IMO classes 1-8, are essential to her economic running, Classification ..............Lloyd's Register of Shipping +100A1,
Incinerator
consequently three side-mounted 120/90/55tonne swl Strengthened for Heavy Cargoes,
Make ...............................................................Teamtec
hydraulic deck cranes are fitted, unusually positioned Container Cargoes in Holds, Upper Deck,
Model ..............................................................GS500C
Upper Deck Hatch Covers,
two on the port side and one starboard, with tandem Timber Deck Cargoes, Ice Class
Waste compactor
lifts up to 240tonnes possible for project cargoes. 1A (Finnish/Swedish Rules), LA, LI, NAV1, *IWS, with
Make .............................................................Electrolux
Container capacity in the holds is 555TEU, with 728 descriptive notation PCWBT, Tank Top Suitable for Model ................................................................TT 160
more carried on deck, where 120 reefer plugs are Regular Discharge by Grabs, +LMC, UMS, SCM Waste shredder/crusher
provided. The innovative TTS side-loading system Percentage of high-tensile Make ........................................................Wesco Navy
installed in the earlier series has again been adopted to steel used in construction .............................................32% Model .............................................................GKF 550
facilitate handling of forest products, and comprises Heel control system .............................Intering (Rolls-Royce) Sewage plant
five hydraulically operated 4m x 2m loading platforms, Main engine Make......................................................................DVZ
each lifting 16tonnes and capable of working cargo at Design...................................................................Wrtsil Model ..............................................SKA-30 Biomaster
500tonnes/hour. Model .........................................................................6L64 Contract date .................................................8 January 2003
Movement into No 1 hold is through watertight Manufacturer ............................................Wrtsil, Trieste Launch/float-out date ........................................10 June 2004
doors in the transverse bulkhead. Cargo operations are Number ............................................................................1 Delivery date ............................................30 November 2004

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TASSILI II: new tonnage for Algeria-


Spain-France link
Shipbuilder: ................IIZAR (Sevilla yard), Spain by virtue of sea/wave pressure; bow ramp (16m long Passenger Ship, Unrestricted Navigation,
Vessel's name:........................................Tassili II including flaps x 5.2m wide - offering a 4m wide SDS, *AUT-UMS, AUT-PORT
Hull number: ..................................................2 293 driveway) forming a watertight door when closed; Roll stabilisation equipment ...............................Litton Marine

Owner/operator:.............E Enterprise Nationale de foldable stern ramp (14.6m long including flaps x Main engines
8.20m, with a 7m driveway). Design...................................................................Wrtsil
Transports Maritimes de Voyageurs Internal movement between decks is accomplished Model .......................................................................12V46
(ENTMV), Algeria using four ramps, arranged between decks 3 and 4, and Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil
Algeria
Flag: .........................................................A measuring 20.0m long, including flaps, and 9.30m wide. Number ...........................................2
Total number of sister Ten hoistable car-deck panels with an overall area of Output .......................................2 x 12,600kW/500rev/min
around 900m2 provide additional vehicle stowage Gearboxes
ships already completed:..............................N Nil
alongside the casings between decks 3 and 4, and are Make .....................................................................Wrtsil
Total number of sister Model ......................................................................SH115
ships still on order: ..........................................1 1 accessed by means of hoistable ramps at each end. Two
hydraulic systems serve the equipment forward and aft, Number ............................................................................2
Output speed....................................................................-
with a cross-connection for increased redundancy.
Propellers
The propulsion plant is formed by two Wrtsil
T ASSILI II is the first of two sister ships ordered
from IZAR's Sevilla shipyard by the Algerian state-
owned ferry operator ENTMV, for service between
12V46 main engines each developing 12,600kW at
500rev/min. Two shaft lines with Geislinger resilient
couplings and Wrtsil reduction gears drive CP
Designer/manufacturer .........................................Wrtsil
Number..........................................................2 x CPS 115
Pitch................................................................Controllable
Diesel-driven alternators
Algiers and Marseilles, with an intermediate call at the propellers, enabling the ship to attain 22knots in service. Number ............................................................................4
Spanish port of Alicante. When the second vessel, El The four auxiliary engines are Wrtsil 8L20C units, Engine make/type .....................................Wrtsil/8L20C
Djazair, joins the fleet in May 2005, replacement of connected to Leroy Somer 1712kVA alternators. Also Output/speed.............................4 x 1440kW/1000rev/min
three existing ferries, built in the early 1970s and now within a Wrtsil package are two Lipstronic type 7000 Alternator make .............................................Leroy Somer
employed on the route, will be complete. Unlike other propulsion control systems, and two 1000kW CP bow Output/speed............................4 x 1712kVA/1000rev/min
ro-pax ferries built recently at Sevilla, where the design thrusters. Coastguard MC sterntube seals are fitted - the Mooring equipment .................................Rolls-Royce Marine
emphasis has been on the freight (Dawn Merchant, only type considered by the operator to be pollution- Lifesaving equipment
Significant Ships of 1998), rather than the passenger side free. Number/make .................4 x Viking VEC tubes each with
of the combination, Tassili II has involved the yard in Safety has been a prime consideration of the design, 2 + 1 x 101-person liferafts
presenting a ship with high-quality accommodation and and an innovative Automatic Ship Identification System Total capacity.............................................................1212
(AIS) for both security and collision prevention has Doors/ramps
facilities for 1300 passengers, carried in two classes. been installed. Tassili II has also been fitted with a Ship Number/type.........1 x bow door; 1 x bow ramp/door; 1 x
Standard-class passengers (400) are carried at the aft foldable stern ramp; 4 x internal ramps;
Safety and Alert system (SSAS) in accordance with the
end of the ship with 908 economy class berthed 10 x hoistable car deck panels
forward. Each has its own access and reception area on new International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
Deck 5, and separate stairways and lifts to other decks. requirements. Designer ..........................................................MacGregor
Decks 5 and 6 provide two and four-berth cabins Complement
suitably equipped for the two classes, and a series of Crew.............................................................................119
lounges each with 60 'business-class' seats. Shops and TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Passengers
Length, overall...........................................................145.00m Standard class .......................................................400
medical facilities are also located on deck 5, whilst deck Economy class .......................................................908
7 provides the main eating areas with cafeteria and Length, bp.................................................................130.00m
Breadth, moulded .......................................................24.00m Special rudders
restaurant service. A lounge and a dance floor are also Type.................................................10.4m2 KSR flap-type
Depth, moulded, to main deck .....................................8.55m
found here, together with a central galley serving both Draught..........................................................................6.00m Make ......................................................................Becker
passenger and crew requirements. Crew Deadweight ...............................................................2900dwt Bow thrusters
accommodation is provided on deck 8 for 119 Speed, service .....................................................22.00 knots Number ............................................................................2
personnel. Bunkers Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil
Freight capacity is 1350lane metres, equivalent to 300 heavy fuel oil............................................................780m3 Output .............................................................2 x 1000kW
cars or 42 trucks, with entry through bow and stern diesel oil...................................................................150m3 Fire extinguishing systems.........................Sprinkler and CO2
doors on to deck 3. MacGregor supplied and installed Water ballast................................................................1200m3 Contract date .........................................................................-
cargo access equipment comprising a bow door with Classification.....................................Bureau Veritas 1 + Hull, Launch/float-out date .............................................................-
parallel swing-arm doors which are always self-closing Mach, Boilers, Ro-Ro Delivery date................................................22 October 2004

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TEH MAY: enter the 'Green Cape'


bulk carrier
Shipbuilder: ......................S Shanghai Waigaoqiao holds, a transfer forward of some 4000tonnes which Manufacturer.....................................................................-
Shipbuilding Co Ltd, not only reduces the bending moment but allows 'even Number ............................................................................1
Type of fuel used........................................................HFO
People's Republic of China keel' conditions to be maintained by replacing bunkers Output .....................................16,860kW/91rev/min MCR;
Vessel's name: .......................................Teh May in the upper wings as they are consumed, by ballast in 14,331kW/86.20rev/min; NCR
H1008
Hull number:..............................................H the nearby aft peak and No 9 bottom wing tanks. All Propeller
General agent:.......................F Foremost Maritime ballast tanks are fully utilised in both normal and heavy Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze
Co Ltd, Hong Kong SAR, weather conditions, and exchanges at sea are carried out Designer/manufacturer...............Nakashima Propeller Co
People's Republic of China Number ............................................................................1
only on an 'empty-and-fill' basis, with no transfers made Pitch ..........................................................................Fixed
Designer: ...............P Peter Cheng Naval Architect between tanks at any time. Diameter ..............................................................8200mm
& Marine Consultant Ltd, Unusually, perhaps, in the current political climate, Teh Speed........................................................91rev/min MCR
Hong Kong SAR, May is single-skinned. She features nine holds closed by Diesel-driven alternators
People's Republic of China side-rolling weathertight covers and can accept loading Number ............................................................................3
Model test establishment used: ..S SSPA, Sweden of ore in alternate holds 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9. Tanktop Engine make/type ..................................Daihatsu/6DK-20
Hong Kong SAR,
Flag: .........................................H Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
strengthening for grab discharge is included and No 6 Output/speed.................................3 x 811kW/900rev/min
People's Republic of China hold is arranged as a floodable compartment. Numbers Alternator/type ................................................Nishishiba/-
Total number of sister 2, 4, and 8 holds can be partially flooded in port only, to Output/speed.................................3 x 750kW/900rev/min
ships already completed:................................7 7 achieve an air-draught of 13.70m above hatch covers. Boiler
Total number of sister The main engine is an MAN B&W 6S70MC Mk 6 Number ............................................................................1
20
ships still on order: ........................................2 unit developing 14,331kW NCR at 86.2rev/min for a Type........................OVS2-250/170-33 vertical composite
Make..............................................................Osaka Boiler
service speed of 15knots. Three Daihatsu/Nishishiba Mooring equipment
750kW alternators serve electrical requirements, and a
I T is interesting that among the first deliveries from Number ................................2 x mooring winch/windlass;
vertical composite boiler provides steam. 6 x mooring winch
China's showpiece 'greenfield' shipyard Shanghai
Make...................................................................Kawasaki
Waigaoqiao, should be of a new-generation Capesize Type ....................................................................Hydraulic
bulk carrier design, since it might be argued that there TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Hatch covers
is little fresh to offer to this already well-filled market, Length, oa .................................................................288.92m Design .............................................Hydraulic chain drive
restricted in its scope by the dimensional parameters Length, bp.................................................................279.00m Make................................................................MacGregor
imposed at the French port of Dunkirk. However, Dr Breadth, moulded .......................................................45.00m Type..................................................................side-rolling
Peter Cheng, who originated this design on behalf of Depth, moulded to upper deck ..................................24.50m Ballast control system
the shipyard and the owner of the lead ship CSK Draught Make .......................................................Pleuger & Utsuki
design ....................................................................16.50m Type.......................................................................303C04
Fortune (delivered in 2003), has followed up his scantling ................................................................18.10m Complement
extensive research into existing vessels of this type, and Gross .......................................................................88,955gt Officers.............................................................................9
of the requirements of prospective operators, by Net .............................................................................58,078nt Crew ..............................................13
developing this innovative new standard. Displacement Spare................................................................................5
The type-designation 'Green Cape' gives an idea of design draught ..........................................178,855tonnes Suez/repair crew ...................................................................6
Dr Cheng's approach to the project. Within the scantling draught.......................................197,852tonnes Fire detection system
traditional configuration of the class: single-deck Lightweight ........................................................22,766tonnes Make ..........................................................Engtek Pte Ltd
Deadweight
without forecastle, nine cargo holds, bulbous bow, design draught ...............................................156,088dwt
Type .......................................................................ANX 95
transom stern, top and bottom wing tanks, double- scantling draught............................................175,085dwt
Fire extinguishing systems
bottom tanks centrally divided by a duct keel, and no Cargo holds ...................................................................Nil
Speed, service at NCR...............................................15knots
Engineroom .................................................................CO2
cargo gear, great attention has been given to 'green' Cargo capacity
Make.........................................................................Unitor
issues, with all bunker tanks protected by 1200mm wide grain ........................................193,247m3
Radars
cofferdams, particularly in way of the side shell. Most Bunkers
Number ............................................................................2
of these are located in aft saddle tanks. Additionally, no heavy oil.................................................................4554m3
diesel oil...................................................................378m3 Make............................................................................JRC
bunkers are carried in the double bottom, and facilities Water ballast Models ..................1 x JMA-9823-7XA: 1 x JMA-9833-SA
are provided for emptying fuel and lubricating oil tanks total ....................................................................74,126m3 Integrated bridge system ...................................................No
by portable pumps should the vessel be immobilised. excl No 6 hold ....................................................51,687m3 Waste disposal plant
A review of wing ballast tank disposition sees none Fuel consumption Incinerator
Make ...................................................Nanjing Lzhou
spanning more than one hold (except for a short main engine only (loaded condition)........53.8tonnes/day
Model ............................................................OG 400C
auxiliaries (2 alternators running) .............4.50tonnes/day
extension of No 8 upper wing tank into the adjacent Classification .....American Bureau of Shipping +A1(E), Bulk Waste compactor
No 7), and no connection between upper and lower Carrier ESP, 'Strengthened for Heavy Cargoes Make .............................................................Electrolux
tanks in an arrangement which, it is claimed, reduces Nos 2, 4, 6, 8 holds may be empty' SH, SHCM, Model..................................................................8251L
shear and bending moments during ballast exchanges +ACCU, UWILD, HCS Sewage plant
Percentage of high-tensile steel Make.......................................................Jiangsu Nanji
and allows this operation to be carried out in bad Model..........................................................WCB-40(S)
used in construction..........................................approx 70%
weather. Another change from most existing designs is Main engine Contract date .........................................................................-
the shift of most bunker tanks from the sides of the Design ..............................................................MAN B&W Launch/float-out date...................................18 October 2003
engineroom to the upper wing tanks in Nos 8 and 9 Model........................................................6S70MC (Mk 6) Delivery date .................................................28 August 2004

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VILLE DE BORDEAUX: specialist ro-ro for


Airbus transport
Shipbuilder:...............................JJinling Shipyard, from the latter. This space contains a hoistable car deck Pitch................................................................Controllable
People's Republic of China (No 2), reached by a hoistable ramp. Diameter ..............................................................4500mm
TTS supplied the cargo access package, understood Speed............................................................155.1rev/min
Vessel's name: ........................Ville de Bordeaux Main-engine driven alternators
Hull number: ......................................JJLZ020401 to weigh almost 930tonnes, together with hatch covers Number ............................................................................2
Owner/operator:......F Fret/CETAM, France (a joint on decks 3 and 5, and specially designed mooring Make/type ............................................ABB/AMG 450 M4
company formed by cylinders positioned at the stern, P&S. With a capacity Output/speed.............................2 x 1400kW/1800rev/min
Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, France, of 50tonnes, these interface with shore connections and Diesel-driven alternators
and Leif Hoegh, Norway) provide sufficient strength to withstand a 6knot current Number ............................................................................3
Deltamarin (basis
Designers: ...............................D and a Beaufort 8 stern windforce. Hydraulic and Engine make/type...........................Caterpillar MaK/8M20
Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
design),Finland/Jinling mechanical operation of the system using highly Output/speed...............................3 x 1360kW/900rev/min
Marine Design Co, People's advanced automation is arranged, and is linked with a Alternator make/type ...............................AEM/SE 500 M8
Republic of China sophisticated Kongsberg power management, control Output/speed..............................3 x 1615kVA/900rev/min
Model test establishment .................................... and monitoring system handling more than 4200 Boilers
used:H Hamburg Ship Model signals. Number.............1 x thermal fuel heater; 2 x economisers
Basin (HSVA), Germany Make .....................................................................Aalborg
Types..................1 x 25-H0-08; 2 x EXV 740-20-57.0-600
Total number of sister Output..........................................1 x 1200kW; 2 x 700kW
ships already completed:..............................N Nil TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Mooring equipment ..................................................hydraulic
Total numberof sister Length, oa .................................................................154.15m Hatch covers
ships still on order:............O One option pending Length, bp.................................................................138.00m Design..........................................................................TTS
Breadth, moulded .......................................................24.00m Manufacturer............................................Jinling Shipyard
Depth, moulded
to main deck (No 3).................................................8.70m Vehicles

T HE A380 aircraft is the latest product of the joint


European Airbus consortium and its development
has presented major logistical challenges, mainly
to upper deck (No 5) .............................................21.85m
Width of double skin
side ..........................................................................2.00m
Number of vehicle decks ............2 x fixed: 2 x moveable
Total lane length ...................................2160m
Total area of deck ..................................................6760m2
resulting from the basis of the Airbus concept, which bottom ......................................................................1.70m Doors, ramps, moveable car decks
Draught Number .............................1 x stern door, 1 x stern ramp,
involves the construction of major components in a 'Airbus' load .............................................................5.50m 2 x internal ramps, 2 x hoistable decks,
number of European countries, and their transport to 'trailer load' ..............................................................6.50m 3 x shell doors
Toulouse in southern France for assembly. Because of scantling ..................................................................6.60m Design..........................................................................TTS
the sheer size of these parts, sea transport has been Gross .......................................................................21,513gt Cargo/ballast control systems
chosen to move fore and aft fuselage sections from Displacement Make ................................................................Kongsberg
Hamburg: tail sections from Puerto Real (Spain): draught 5.5m ...............................................11,518tonnes Type ...............................Integrated in automation system
cockpit and central fuselage from St Nazaire; and wings draught 6.5m ...............................................14,585tonnes Complement
Lightweight ...........................................................8600tonnes Officers...........................................................................10
from North Wales (UK), necessitating the building of Deadweight Crew...............................................................................11
dedicated terminals at some of the loading/discharging draught 5.5m .......................................................2270dwt Drivers............................................................................12
ports, and of special craft to carry the components in draught 6.50m .....................................................5200dwt Supernumaries.................................................................2
and out of restricted waterways. Block coefficient Single/double/other rooms ......................................23/6/8
Performing the sea-going legs of the operation is draught 5.5m............................................0.6131 Bow thrusters
draught 6.5m ..........................................................0.6573 Make .....................................................................Brunvoll
Ville de Bordeaux, a ro-ro vessel configured to the now Speed, service, 90% MCR, 15% sea margin .......21.00knots Number ............................................................................2
familiar ferry layout of a full-length superstructure Bunkers Output .............................................................2 x 1000kW
topped by the bridge and accommodation right heavy oil.................................................................1027m3 Bridge control system
diesel oil...................................................................342m3
forward. The funnel casing is aft, above a machinery Water ballast................................................................4305m3
Make..........................................................................Litton
One man operation ......................................................Yes
room containing the two Caterpillar MaK 9M43 main Classification ..........Bureau Veritas Class I +HULL, +MACH, Fire detection system
engines. Each developing an MCR output of 8400kW, Ro-Ro cargo ship, Unrestricted Navigation, Make ...................................................................Autronica
+STAR-HULL, +STAR-MACH, +AUT-IMS,
these drive twin CP propellers through Flender +AUT-PORT, +SYS-NEQ 1, +SYS-IBS, +MON-SHAFT
Type........................................................................BS-320
gearboxes for a service speed at 90% MCR, with 15% Fire extinguishing systems
Percentage of high-tensile
Cargo holds; engineroom; vehicle spaces.................CO2
sea margin, of 21knots. Each gearbox has a power take- steel used in construction .................................approx 30%
Make .....................................................................SEMCO
Heel control system.......................Hoppe anti-heeling pump
off to a 1400kW alternator, with three 1615kVA diesel- Roll stabilisation systems....................Flume system and fins Radars
driven sets also available. Two 1000kW bow thrusters Main engines Number ............................................................................2
are also fitted. Design ......................................................Caterpillar MaK Make..........................................................................Litton
Models..............................................1 x 65608/A X-band;
Ro-ro access is over the stern on to the main deck Model ........................................................................9M43
1 x 65612/A S-band
(No 3) using a divided stern ramp providing a 21m wide Manufacturer............................Caterpillar Motoren (MaK)
Number ............................................................................2 Integrated bridge system
x 13.5m entry. A top-hinged stern door closes the Type of fuel .................................................................HFO Make..........................................................................Litton
access and is secured by automated, hydraulically Output .............................................................2 x 8400kW Waste disposal plant
actuated cleats. The main cargo space offers an Gearboxes Incinerator
unobstructed volume 120m long x 11m high x 21m Make ......................................................................Flender Make ...............................................................Teamtec
wide to accommodate the A380 components, and Model................................................................GUBH 900 Model ...........................................................OGS400C
Number ............................................................................2 Sewage plant
extends between decks 3 and 5 with a hoistable trailer Speed............................................................155.1rev/min Make.....................................................................Evac
deck (No 4) available between, and reached by a Propeller Model..................................................MSP25-Vacuum
hoistable ramp. A lower cargo hold between the Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Contract date ..................................................30 March 2002
tanktop (No 1 deck) and the main deck (No 3) is Designer/manufacturer...................................Rolls-Royce Launch/float-out date .........................................30 July 2003
accessed by way of a ramp fitted with a hinged cover Number ............................................................................2 Delivery date......................................................30 April 2004

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VOLCN DE TAMASITE: inter-island


ro-pax ferry for Canaries service
Shipbuilder: ..............A Astillero Barreras (Hijos de Ro-ro access is over the stern to deck 3, through two Make/type .........................Leroy Somer LSA 52.2 L75/6P
J Barreras SA), Spain ramp/doors 8m wide x 16m long. Each ramp consists Output/speed..................................................2 x 1200kW
Vessel's name:.....................Volcn de Tamasite of a main section, overlaid with a second, hinged, 'fold- Diesel-driven alternators
out' extension which opens over the first. The ramps Number ............................................................................2
Hull number: ................................................1 1625 Engine make/type ........................................Wrtsil/6L20
are wide enough to allow the simultaneous transit of
Owner/operator: .....................N Naviera de Janda two vehicles 16m long and 54tonnes weight. Fixed Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
(Armas Group SA), Output/speed.............................2 x 1080kW/1000rev/min
ramps P&S, 38m long x 3.5m, link decks 3 and 4, whilst Alternator make/type ........Leroy Somer LSA 52.2 L60/6P
Spain (Canary Islands) the hoistable car deck (No 5) which is formed of 11 Output/speed...............................2 x 900kW/1000rev/min
Designer: ......................A Astillero Barreras, Spain sections, is accessed by lowering the end sections at the Exhaust-gas scrubbing equipment
Model test establishment used: ..............M MARIN, aft end, or via ramps within the sections forward. Manufacturer ...........................................Vulcano Sadeca
The Netherlands Passenger access is by way of two shell doors. Location .......................................................Main engines
Spain
Flag: ...........................................................S Lifesaving equipment includes two 150-person enclosed Boiler
lifeboats, and four 225-person marine evacuation Number ............................................................................1
Total number of sister systems, together with liferafts and rescue boats. Type........................................................................oil fired
ships already completed:..............................N Nil The machinery installation comprises two Wrtsil Make........................................................Vulcano Sadeca
Total number of sister 8L46C main engines developing 8400kW each when Output .................................................................1500kg/h
Mooring equipment
ships still on order: ........................1 1 + 1 option running at 500rev/min. Each shaft line drives through a Number .................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
clutchless gearbox, which reduces speed to 176rev/min 2 x mooring winch
at the twin CP propellers for a service speed at 90% Make ..................................................................Servoship

A STILLERO Barreras' reputation as a leader in the MCR of 22knots, and is also coupled to a 1200kW Type.....................................................................hydraulic
ferry-building sector is further advanced by the alternator. Two 900kW diesel-driven alternator sets are Lifesaving equipment
delivery of this first of a new series of vessels, designed also fitted. Two underhung semi-balanced rudders are Number .....................4 x Viking 225-person vertical MES
for operation within the Canary Islands group, in this installed and two 1000kW bow thrusters are provided. 4 x Hatecke 150-person lifeboats
2 x Hatecke fast rescue boats
case providing a link between Gran Canaria and 2 x Hatecke rescue boats
Fuerteventura. This is a 2-hour day service, for which Vehicles
seating is arranged for 514 passengers in lounges, 588 TECHNICAL PARTICULARS
Number of vehicle decks...............2 x fixed/1 x hoistable
Length, oa .................................................................142.45m
in airliner-type armchairs, and 328 on deck. In addition, Length, bp.................................................................125.00m
Total lane length ............................................1279m x 3m
36 drivers are provided with separate facilities, and 34 Breadth, moulded .......................................................24.20m
Total cars......................................................................403
Total freight units.....................................69 x 16m trailers
crew members are carried. Depth, moulded
Doors/ramps
All accommodation spaces are on decks 6, 7 and 8, to main deck (No 3).................................................8.35m
Number ............................................2 x stern ramp/doors
with decks 3 and 4, and hoistable car deck number 5, to upper deck (No 4) .............................................13.55m
2 x fixed ramps from deck 3 to deck 4
forming the vehicle space, laid out for 403 cars and 69 to deck 6................................................................19.50m
1 x hoistable car deck with ramps
x 16m trailers. The tanktop (deck 1) and deck 2 are Draught
Designer....................................................SP Consultores
occupied by fuel tanks, void spaces, store rooms, design ......................................................................5.70m Complement
stabiliser compartments, and the main machinery scantling ..................................................................6.00m Officers.............................................................................8
Gross .......................................................................17,343gt
rooms. Deadweight, design ..............................................3000dwt
Crew...............................................................................26
The design of sister, Volcn de Timenfaya, currently Speed, service, 90% MCR ....................................22.00knots
Single/double rooms...................................................18/8
building at Vigo, has been modified to provide the Bunkers
Passengers
complementary night-time link between the islands, by heavy oil...................................................................620m3 Total............................................................................1466
having 100 cabins fitted in lieu of some of the seating. diesel oil.....................................................................90m3 Bow thrusters
With day-time use principally in mind for Volcn de Water ballast................................................................1685m3 Make ...............................................................Rolls-Royce
Tamasite, the interior designers have sought to provide Fuel consumption, main engines only ..............67tonnes/day Number ............................................................................2
Classification ........................Bureau Veritas, Class 1, + Hull, Output .............................................................2 x 1000kW
passengers with different environments by introducing
+ Mach, Ro-Ro Passenger ship, Bridge control system
decorative partitions of wood and glass, with railings Unrestricted Navigation, AUT, UMS Make............................................................RMI/Raytheon
and curtains, and allowing easy circulation through Main engines One man bridge............................................................No
wide, open galleries. The latter run the length of the Design...................................................................Wrtsil Fire detection system
ship, both sides. Model ......................................................................8L46C Make .........................................................................Thorn
In places, these partitions form seating clusters which Manufacturer.........................................................Wrtsil Type...............................................................Addressable
can be segregated from other areas to suit business Number ............................................................................2 Fire extinguishing system
travellers. A self-service cafeteria operates on two levels: Type of fuel .................................................................HFO
Engineroom .................................................................CO2
decks 6 (the lowest passenger deck) and 7, and an Output ..........................................2 x 8400kW/600rev/min
Gearboxes Vehicle spaces....................................................Drencher
assortment of lounges is provided, including a forward Make......................................................................Reintjes Cabins/public spaces........................................Sprinklers
panoramic lounge. Deck 6 is also the reception deck, Number ............................................................................2 Make ..........................................................................OTSI
and shares another feature with deck 7 in the form of a Model ...................................................VA950 K41 HL/HR Radars
semi-circular lounge and bar aft. The forward end of Output speed ...................................................176rev/min Number ............................................................................2
this deck is the location of crew accommodation, and Propellers Make ...................................................................Raytheon
of the full-width wheelhouse. Material ......................................Nickel-aluminium-bronze Models ................................................Pathfinder/SP Mk II
Deck 8 tops off the superstructure and provides Designer/manufacturer...................................Rolls-Royce Waste disposal plant
outdoor seating around the swimming pool, with Number ............................................................................2 Sewage plant
Pitch................................................................Controllable
windbreaks and a canvas awning affording protection Diameter ..............................................................4200mm
Make....................................................................Facet
as required. An upper restaurant and a terraced Speed...............................................................176rev/min
Contract date .........................................................June 2002
observation position on the wheelhouse top are Main-engine driven alternators Launch/float-out date........................................8 March 2004
additional features at this level. Number ............................................................................2 Delivery date............................................................July 2004

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WAN QING SHA: multi-purpose, trailing-


suction hopper/dredger
Shipbuilder: ...IIHC Holland NV, The Netherlands Caterpillar auxiliary diesel engines are also installed. Loaded capacity ...............................................14,684tonnes
Vessel's name: .............................Wan Qing Sha Wan Qing Sha is a single-decked vessel, built under Hopper capacity ......................................................10,028m3
1238
Hull number: ................................................1 joint Bureau Veritas and China Classification Society Dredging depth

Owner/operator:....................C CHEC-Guangzhou survey, and fitted with a forecastle, surmounted by an 45deg working angle..................................................28m
accommodation block arranged for a complement of 55deg working angle..................................................39m
Dredging Co, 45 persons, and a wheelhouse with all-round vision. Speed, loaded .......................................................15.20knots
People's Republic of China The machinery room is right aft, with the main engines Classification..............Bureau Veritas +Hull, +Mach, Hopper
Designer:.......IIHC Holland NV, The Netherlands Dredger (unrestricted navigation), and
linked through the forward bulkhead with the dredge China Classification Society
People's Republic of China
Flag: ........................P pumps, positioned between that compartment and the Main engines
Total number of sister open-topped hopper. This is constructed with high Design...................................................................Wrtsil
ships already completed:..............................N Nil coamings, and incorporates hydraulically-operated Model ................................................................................-
Total number of sister overflow pipes controlled from the wheelhouse by the Manufacturer.....................................................................-
dredge master, and has high-pressure water jets to assist Number ............................................................................2
Nil
ships still on order: ........................................N with fluidisation during discharge. Combined output............................................2 x 6643kW
The hopper, contained within a double-skin structure Gearboxes
designated as buoyancy and bunker spaces, has a Number ............................................2 x propulsion

W AN Qing Sha is the 141st vessel to be built by


IHC Holland for Chinese owners since one of its
constituent companies delivered a bucket dredger to
capacity of 10,028m3 (14,684tonnes) at a dredging
draught of 8.75m. Dredging is carried out using the
1000mm diameter port and starboard suction pipes
Make...................................................Jahnel-Kestermann
Type ...................................................................Reduction
Number..................................................2 x dredge pump
that market, 109 years ago. In more recent times, the which are suspended from gantries at the ship's side aft Make .................................................................................-
relationship now existing between the Dutch market of midships, at a normal depth of 28m at 45deg. By Type ...................................................................Reduction
leaders and Guangzhou Dredging, part of the national first filling the hopper with water and then utilising pipe Propellers
CHEC (China Harbour Engineering Co) Group, has extensions, a maximum depth of 39m at 55deg can be Manufacturer ....................................Rolls-Royce Benelux
produced 12 dredgers, as well as associated equipment, reached. Both normal and extended sets of pipes are Number.............................................................2 x ducted

with this latest vessel significant as the largest trailing fitted with new-generation, excavating-type IHC Pitch................................................................Controllable

suction hopper dredger in the fleet. dragheads. Main-engine driven alternators

Designed to operate in the Pearl River Delta, Wan Discharge of spoil from the hopper can be Number ............................................................................2
accomplished by any of three methods: either directly Alternator make ................................................................-
Qing Sha is a twin-screw, trailing-suction hopper design, into the sea through two rows of eight conical doors Diesel-driven alternators
incorporating environment-friendly features, and fitted fitted port and starboard in the hopper bottom, which is Number ............................................................................2
with a trailing suction pipe on each side of the vessel, peaked at the centre to facilitate flow to the exits, or by Engine make .....................................................Caterpillar
located towards the aft end of the hull, adjacent to the way of a self-emptying system through a bow Alternator make ............................................................... -
two 6000kW dredge pumps. These are driven via two- connection, direct to a shore pipeline. The third method Dredging equipment
speed reduction gearboxes from the front end of twin is a derivation of this system which sprays the spoil Dredge pumps
Wrtsil main engines developing a total installed power through a bow-mounted jet nozzle in a 'rainbowing' Number .................................................................2
of 13,287kW. A feature of the pumps is the inclusion of action. Power ...................................................2 x 6000kW
a gas removal system. Make ..................................................................... -
The two ducted CP propellers have been supplied by Complement ........................................................................45
Rolls-Royce Benelux and provide a loaded service speed TECHNICAL PARTICULARS
Bow thrusters
of 15.20knots. They are driven from the aft end of each Length, oa .................................................................128.00m
Number ............................................................................2
engine through another pair of Jahnel-Kestermann Length, bp.................................................................121.00m Make.................................................Rolls-Royce Benelux
reduction gearboxes, with each additionally providing Breadth, moulded .......................................................24.50m Contract date .......................................................March 2002
power to an alternator. Two Rolls-Royce bow thrusters Depth, moulded .....................................................................- Launch date ...............................................14 February 2004
are fitted, and auxiliary alternators driven by two Dredging draught..........................................................8.75m Delivery date ......................................................19 July 2004

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WORLD LION: another VLCC for


World-Wide Shipping
Shipbuilder: .........................D Daewoo Shipbuilding casing to avoid any noise and vibration problems Number................................................................................1
& Marine Engineering Co Ltd produced from a machinery installation centred upon a Pitch..............................................................................Fixed
(DSME), Korea MAN B&W 7S80MC Mk 6 main engine supplied by the Diameter..................................................................9800mm
Speed ....................................................................79rev/min
Vessel's name: ......................................World Lion HSD Engine Co. Developing 25,480kW at 79rev/min, Diesel-driven alternators
5228
Hull number: ...................................................5 this produces a service speed of 15.30knots at 90% MCR Number................................................................................3
Owner/operator:......................................N Niska SA, and allowing a 15% sea margin. Electrical supply is from Engine make........................................................MAN B&W
Singapore/World-Wide ShippingLtd, three 1180kW Hyundai alternators fitted with 1260kW Type of fuel ....................................................................HFO
Singapore MAN B&W prime movers. Two Mitsubishi vertical Output ................................................................3 x 1260kW
Designer: ..........................................D DSME, Korea water-tube boilers, each with an output of 4000kg/h, Alternator make .......................................................Hyundai
Output ................................................................3 x 1180kW
Model test establishment: ...........K Korea Research satisfy steam requirements. Exhaust gas scrubbing
Institute of Ships and Type ....................Centrifugal, vertical, electric motor drive,
Ocean Engineering (KRISO), Korea fitted on main engine
Hong Kong
Flag: ....................................................H TECHNICAL PARTICULARS Boilers
Total number of sister Length, oa.....................................................................332.00m Number................................................................................2
ships already completed: ..................................1 1 Length, bp ....................................................................320.00m Type........................................................vertical, water tube
Breadth, moulded...........................................................58.00m Make.........................................Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Total number of sister Depth, moulded..............................................................31.20m Output ..............................................................2 x 4000kg/h
2
ships still on order: .............................................2 Width of double skin Mooring equipment
side..............................................................................3.52m Number....................................2 x mooring winch/windlass
bottom .........................................................................3.00m 8 x mooring winch

F OR this particular series of VLCC tankers, World-


Wide Shipping has returned to DSME at the Okpo
Shipyard, and to a well-proven design developed by a
Draught
design .......................................................................20.80m
scantling....................................................................22.00m
Make ..................................................................Rolls-Royce
Type .......................................................................Hydraulic
Cargo tanks
Number.............................................................15 + 2 slops
Gross .........................................................................158,560gt
builder which has made this size of vessel something of Displacement......................................................319,340tonnes Grades of cargo carried .....................................................3
a speciality over recent years. Laid out with a single deck Lightweight ...........................................................42,500tonnes Product range .............................................................Crude
Coated tanks.................................................Coal tar epoxy
and no forecastle, but with a sunken aft deck serving as Deadweight Cargo pumps
the mooring deck and as the base for the machinery design ................................................................276,840dwt Number................................................................................3
casing, this design also features a double-skin hull formed scantling.............................................................296,840dwt