Bulk Carrier WORLD PROSPER Delivered

Aug. 16, 2021

Tokyo, August 16, 2021 — Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced that it delivered the bulk carrier WORLD PROSPER, with a capacity of 82,000 DWT (Kawasaki hull No. 8069, NACKS hull No. NE342), for ASTRAEA MARITIME S.A. 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 (China COSCO Shipping).

Features and principal particulars of the vessel are as described below.


  1. The vessel has a flush deck with a forecastle and seven holds that are designed for optimum transport of grains, coal and the other products.
  2. 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.

Delivery August 12, 2021
Principal Particulars
Length overall 228.90 m
Molded breadth 32.24 m
Molded depth 20.20 m
Molded draft 14.50 m
Gross tonnage 43,987 t
Deadweight 82,065 t
Hold capacity 97,760 m3
Main engine MAN B&W 6S60ME-C8.5 diesel engine x 1 SET
Speed Approx. 14.2 knots
Complement 25 people
Classification Lloyd's Register of Shipping (LR)
Country of registration Panama


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