- Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. delivered the bulk carrier Azul Harmony for Kumiai Navigation (Pte) Ltd.
- The vessel employs various technologies to contribute to the vessel’s enhanced propulsion performance.
- The vessel incorporates various energy saving technologies, which reduce both fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. announced that it delivered the bulk carrier Azul Harmony on June 1, reads the company’s press release.
The carrier has a capacity of 208,000 DWT, for Kumiai Navigation (Pte) Ltd, was delivered at Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS), which is located in Nantong City, China and operated jointly with China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited.
Delivery, Principal particulars, and Features of the vessel
|Length overall||299.99 m|
|Length between perpendiculars||295.50 m|
|Molded breadth||50.00 m|
|Molded depth||25.00 m|
|Molded draft||18.40 m|
|Gross tonnage||108,020 t|
|Hold capacity||227,313 m3|
|Main engine||One set of MAN B&W 6G70ME-C9.2 diesel engine
Maximum continuous output: 15,250 kW at 66 rpm
|Speed||Approx. 14.7 knots|
|Classification||Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK)|
|Country of registration||Singapore|
Salient features of the Vessel
- 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.
- In order to satisfy new restrictions on SOx emissions implemented by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the vessel includes a set of SOx scrubber at the exhaust gas outlets of the main engine and the power generation engine. With this system, general fuel oil can be used continuously after the regulations are tightened.
- The vessel incorporates various energy saving technologies, which reduce both fuel consumption and carbon emissions, thereby complying with the EEDI Phase 2 requirements.
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