Keel of BC14 prj. bulker was laid down for Murmansk Sea Shipping Company
On November 16, 2005 at "Chengxi Shipping" shipyard in Jiangyin city of Jiangsu province keel of bulk carrier with deadweight of 23250 tons with LU5 ice category of BC14 prj. for Murmansk Sea Shipping Company. Vessel has unrestricted sailing region.
Vessel's overall length is of 180.50 m, breadth is of 22.86, depth is of 13.50 m, draught (Summer Freeboard) is of 9.91 m.
Vessel's project is designed by the Marine Engineering Bureau (MEB).
Vessel has 7 holds, double bottom and double sides. She is assigned for transportation bulk, grain, general cargos, un-liquefied ore concentrate and dangerous goods of 1,1.4S, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 classes of IMDG Code and cargoes of category B of BC Code.
Russian Maritime Register of Shipping class notation of the vessel's project is of KM LU5 A2 bulk carrier (ESP).
Summarized capacity of cargo holds is of 25440 cub. m, cargo loading capacity is of 21200 tons with full stores. Main engine capacity is of 9480 kWt. Cruising speed is of 15.2 kn. Sailing distance is of 11000 miles.
Total container capacity is of 512 TEU.
4 vessels are supposed to be built in the series.