Bulk Carrier Global Venus Delivered
Apr. 01, 2013
Tokyo, March 29, 2013 — Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. today delivered the Global Venus bulk carrier to Global Paradise S. A. at its Sakaide Works. The vessel (Kawasaki hull no. 1700) is the 27th state-of-the-art bulk carrier with a capacity of 58,000 DWT to be developed by Kawasaki.
Features of the Global Venus
- The vessel has a flush deck with a forecastle and five holds that are designed for optimum transport of grains, coals, ores and steel products. Four 30-ton deck cranes are installed along the center in between hatch covers to enable cargo loading and unloading in ports that lack cargo handling facilities.
- The vessel employs the latest in technology to achieve maximum fuel economy, including an energy-saving main diesel engine, highly efficient propellers, as well as the Kawasaki semi-duct system with contra fins (SDS-F) and rudder bulb with fins (RBS-F), which all contribute to the vessel’s enhanced propulsion performance.
- The main engine and generator engine comply with Tier II NOx emission standards set by the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships.