Kawasaki delivers Dunkirkmax bulk carrier

29 Jan 2010

Feg Success running her sea trials

Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation has delivered the Feg Success bulk carrier to Cape 4 International S.A. at its Sakaide shipyard.

The newbuilding, Kawasaki hull No. 1632, is the second unit of the 180,000 dwt bulk carrier design developed by Kawasaki Shipbuilding.

The Feg Success boasts one of the largest cargo capacities among vessels that can enter the French port of Dunkirk. The 292m long bulk carrier is fully compliant with the new bulk carrier hull strength rules (IACS Common Structural Rules) for enhanced safety. 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).

The new bulker has double-hull fuel oil tanks and electrical deck machinery to prevent marine pollution. Another feature is the anti-corrosion coatings that comply with the new performance standards regarding protective coatings (PSPC) for ballast tanks to ensure improved paint quality.

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