China: Hantong Shipyard to Deliver 57.000 DWT Bulk Carrier

Hantong Shipyard to Deliver 57.000 DWT Bulk Carrier

On March 4th 2012, after a 3-day sea-trial, Hantong shipyard accomplished various testing programs for 57.000 DWT Bulk Carrier (HT088), and all inspections met the requirements of ship owners and the class. The vessel is built for DASIN and class approved by LR.

The keel laying ceremony for this 57.000 DWT bulk carrier was held on October 15th 2011 and the vessel was successfully launched on Dec 13th from the shipyard’s slipway No.3.

With this successfully accomplished sea trials Hantong shipyard comes one step closer to the vessel delivery.

Vessel Particulars:

Gross tonnage – 32,913 t

Summer DWT – 57,000 t

Length – 190 m

Beam – 32 m

Draught – 13.1 m

Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry Co (HTS) is a newly-built large and medium-sized enterprise. The shipyard gained the accreditation of ISO9001:2002 and OSAH14000/GB25008 the quality management system and is engaged in the construction of large vessels and ocean engineering units approved by Class like ABS、DNV、BV、LR、CCS.

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, March 7, 2012; Images: cnhtship