South Korea: Hyundai Mipo Hands Over Product Tanker STI Topaz
Scorpio Tankers Inc. has taken delivery of the 52,000 DWT product tanker STI Topaz, the vessel was built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD), South Korea. STI Topaz is the second of ten vessels scheduled for delivery under the Company’s Newbuilding program.
The brand new propulsion technology was incorporated in the project including the ‘B’ type ultra-long stroke electronically controlled main engine.
Length / 174 m
Breadth / 32.2 m
Depth / 19.1 m
Service Speed / 15.4 Knots
DWT(MT) / 51,800
Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co, one of HHI’s subsidiaries, is a shipbuilder of medium-sized vessels such as product/chemical carrier, bulk carrier, container carrier, PCTC, Con/Ro-Ro vessel, LPG carrier, General Cargo Carrier, Asphalt Carrier, offshore units and specialized vessels.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, August 21, 2012