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04.09.06 16:26
China shipyard put into operation bulk-carrier "GRUMANT" of BC14 project

On August 25, 2006 at "Chengxi Shipping" shipyard in Jiangyin city of Jiangsu province bulk carrier with deadweight of 23278 tons with LU4 ice category of BC14 project was put into operation for Murmansk Sea Shipping Company. Vessel has unrestricted sailing region and designed for bulk cargoes transportation.
 
Bulk carrier's name is "GRUMANT".
 
Building number is of CX4218.
 
Vessel's overall length is of 180.50 m, breadth is of 22.86 m, 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), and China Design University.
 
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 LU4 A2 bulk carrier (ESP).
 
Summarized capacity of cargo holds is of 25440 cubic m. Deadweight is of 23278 tons.
 
Main engine capacity is of 8243 kWt. Cruising speed is of 15.2 kn.
 
Sailing distance is of 9000 miles.
 
Vessel's keel was laid down on 15.11.05. She was put into operation on 25.08.06.