OC orders newbuildings at Jinling

17th February 2013

OLDENDORFF CARRIERS orders handysize and kamsarmax newbuildings at CSC Jinling Shipyard

OLDENDORFF CARRIERS can disclose that the company has concluded a newbuilding contract with CSC Jinling Shipyard Co., Ltd. in Nanjing, Jiangsu province for 3 option 3 option 3 Bdelta 39,000 deadweight eco handysize bulk carriers and 2 option 2 option 2 Sdari 82,000 deadweight eco kamsarmax bulk carriers. The contract was concluded in September 2012 with expected delivery of the firm units mid/end 2014.
The ground breaking Finnish Bdelta design is expected to perform on 14 knots on 22.75 metric tons of IFO on full draft and will be fully equipped with custom made fuel saving devices and extra strong propeller as well as being box shaped, logs fitted, 40 metric tons cranes, ice class 1c, uniform tank top strength of 22 metric tons/m² and extra wide hatches.
The kamsarmaxes will come with side mounted 40 metric tons cranes which allows the vessels to trade all standard panamax routes as well as being utilized for transshipment operation. The vessels will also be equipped with energy saving ducts and boss cap fin propellers and will be ice class 1 c strengthened.