China: Sanfu Shipyard Completes Three New-Build Vessel Projects
The inspiring news, regarding production, come one after another from Taizhou Sanfu Ship Engineering Co. The company has recently seen upsurge in its production. Sanfu shipyard reached three project milestones, delivered two vessels and carried out sea trial for one vessel, the shipyard managed to fulfill all this in just three days from 26 of April to 28 of April.
On April 26th 16.900 DWT Bulk Carrier (HULL NO.: SF080104）built for Polish owner by the yard was successfully delivered. She is the fourth one of eight sister vessels in total contracted between the yard and the Polish owner. The overall length is 148.80m. The length between perpendiculars is 140.80m. The molded breadth is 23.60 m. The molded depth is 12.5 m.
On April 27th one 12.000 DWT MPC (Hull No.SF100101) built for German owner was successfully delivered. She is the 21st MPV among her sister vessels which were built for and delivered to German and Danish owners respectively successfully by the shipyard. The vessel of the same series is propelled by single-screw propeller. She is equipped with twin decks, bulbous bow and two 150T deck cranes. Her automation degree is very high. She is classed in GL.
On April 28 th another 12.000 DWT MPV slowly set sail from the quay of the yard to begin his maiden voyage. Soon afterwards, the 6th of 8 16.900 DWT BC sister vessels in total contracted between the yard and the Polish owner successfully sailed away from the shipyard for sea trial.
Taizhou Sanfu Ship Engineering Co., Ltd is a robust large-scale ship-building company. As early as 2006, it was ranked as one of “Jiangsu Top 10 Shipbuilding Enterprises”. Now the shipyard has more than seven thousand employees and subcontracting team workers, among whom more than eight hundred are welders who obtained certificates certified by classification societies from home and abroad and over five hundred are engineers and technicians in different engineering fields including one hundred and twenty secondary and senior professional and technical staffs. Taizhou Sanfu shipyard is capable of building a great variety of Bulk Carriers, Container Vessels, MPC Vessels, and Oil Tankers/Chemical Vessels under 100,000 DWT, Tug boats, Ocean Engineering Vessels and Pipe Laying Barges under 10,000HP as well as all kinds of Deck Barges under 50,000 DWT. At present, main products include 6.500 DWT Bulk Carrier, 12.000 DWT MPC Vessel, 57.000 DWT Bulk Carrier,16.500 DWT Product Oil/Chemical Tanker,16.800 DWT Oil Tanker/Chemical Vessel,92.500 DWT Bulk Carrier, 16900 DWT Bulk Carrier and 200’-450’ Deck Barge etc.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, May 9, 2012; Image: sfshipyard