Kawasaki Delivers Bulk Carrier HAMPTON SKY
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd announced today that it delivered the bulk carrier HAMPTON SKY, with a capacity of 81,000 DWT (Kawasaki hull No. 8063, NACKS hull No. NE328), for BATANAGAR SHIPPING CORPORATION at Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co Ltd, which is located in Nantong City, China and operated jointly with China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited
Delivery, principal particulars, and features of the vessel are as described below.
Delivery April 8,2021
Length overall 228.90 m
Molded breadth 32.24 m
Molded depth 20.20 m
Molded draft 14.50 m
Gross tonnage 43,987
Deadweight 82,002 t
Hold capacity 97,762 m3
Main engine MAN B&W 6S60ME-C8.5-TII diesel engine x 1 SET
Maximum continuous output: 9,670 kW at 89 rpm
Speed Approx. 16.0 knots
Complement 25 people
Classification Lloyd’s Register of Shipping (LR)
Country of registration Panama
The vessel has a flush deck with a forecastle and seven holds that are designed for optimum transport of grains, coal and the other products.
The vessel employs various technologies to achieve maximum fuel economy, including an energy-saving, electronically-controlled main diesel engine, high propulsive efficiency propellers, and the Kawasaki rudder bulb system with fins (RBS-F) and semi-duct system with contra fins (SDS-F), which all contribute to the vessel’s enhanced propulsion performance.
The vessel incorporates various energy saving technologies, which reduce both fuel consumption and emission of carbon dioxide (CO2), thereby achieved with the EEDI Phase 2 requirements.