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
- 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.