Bulk Carrier Global Success Launched

Aug. 07, 2013


Tokyo, August 7, 2013 — Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. today launched the Global Success bulk carrier, for Globalwealth S. A. at its Kobe Works. This vessel (Kawasaki hull no.1703) is the 30th bulk carrier with a capacity of 58,000 DWT developed by Kawasaki. After it is outfitted at the Kobe Works quay, the carrier will be delivered in October 2013.

Features of the Global Success

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.


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