Kawasaki Delivers Bulk Carrier HSL MEXICO

Kawasaki Delivers Bulk Carrier HSL MEXICO

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd announced that it delivered the bulk carrier HSL MEXICO, with a capacity of 61,000 DWT, for Stiringaster Line Inc at the Dalian

COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co Ltd, which is located in Dalian City, China and operated jointly with China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited

Delivery November 5, 2020

Principal Particulars

Length overall 197.90 m

Molded breadth 32.24 m

Molded depth 18.60 m

Molded draft 13.00 m

Gross tonnage 34,508

Deadweight 61,167 t

Hold capacity 77,539 m3

Main engine One set of MAN B&W 6S50ME-B9.3 diesel engine

Maximum continuous output: 8,130 kW at 108 rpm

Speed Approx. 14.5 kn

Complement 25 people

Classification American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Country of registration Panama

The vessel has a flush deck with a forecastle and five holds that are designed for optimum transport of grains, coal, ores and steel products. Four 30-ton deck cranes are installed along the center in between the hatch covers to enable cargo loading and unloading in ports that lack cargo handling facilities.

The vessel employs various technologies to achieve maximum fuel economy, including an energy-saving, electronically-controlled main diesel engine, a bow designed to reduce wave resistance, 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, thereby complying with the EEDI Phase 2 requirements.

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