China: Cosco Dalian Shipyard Delivers Post-Panamax Bulker Siberian Express
Vroon Offshore Services (Vroon) on Wednesday, 15 August 2012, took delivery of MV Siberian Express. The vessel is a 93,000 DWT post-panamax bulk carrier and is the third in a series of four bulk carriers being built for Vroon at Cosco Dalian Shipyard, China.
Siberian Express will leave the Shipyard this Friday, August 17th. She flies the Gibraltar flag and has a fully Chinese crew. Ship management has been entrusted to Fleet Management Ltd. in Hong Kong.
Length o.a 229.26 m
Length between perpendiculars 222.05 m
Beam 38 m
Draught, design 12.5 m
Draught, scantling 14.9 m
Deadweight, design 73,751 t
Deadweight, scantling 92,973
Lightweight 15,735 t
Speed 14.1 knots
Capacity 110,300 m3
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, August 16, 2012