Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc., an Overseas Group Company of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding, Completes and Delivers the Group’s 148th “TESS58” Bulk Carrier
May 13, 2014
On May 12, 2014, Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (head office: Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture) completed construction of “GLOBAL VEGA”, a “TESS58” 57,900 MT type bulk carrier, at group company Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc., and delivered her to ship owner CANELE MARITIMA S.A. (Republic of Panama).
・Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
・Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc.
This vessel is the group’s 148th in the long-selling TESS (Tsuneishi Economical Standard Ship) product line, originated by Tsuneishi Shipbuilding 30 years ago, and is part of the HANDYMAX bulker series whose first ship was constructed in 2006.
In addition to being equipped with a deck crane, this ship features highly versatile capabilities to load not just bulk cargo but also steel and other materials. Designed as one of the larger ships in the highly maneuverable HANDYMAX series, “GLOBAL VEGA” has a 58,000 ton loading capacity and is equipped with environmental devices to reduce wave resistance and wind resistance. She also features improved fuel economy for higher operating profitability.
■ About the Global Vega
Type： “TESS58” 57,900 MT bulk carrier
Name： GLOBAL VEGA
Length： 185.78 meters
Breadth： 32.26 meters
Depth： 18.00 meters
Deadweight： 57,835 metric tons
Gross tonnage： 32,370 tons
Main engine： Mitsui MAN B&W diesel 6S50MC-C7
Service speed： 14.5 knots (normal output)
Shipyard ： Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc.
■ About Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (CEBU), Inc.
A group company of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (head office: Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture), which in 2014 is celebrating its 20th year of business on Cebu Island in the Philippines. This company builds about 20 vessels per year, centered on the 30,000 ton to 180,000 ton class bulk carriers, and is one of the top shipyards in the Philippines, employing over10,000 people directly or through cooperative companies.
Business: Shipbuilding and repair
Established: September 1994
Employees: Approx. 13,000 ( including subcontractor workers and affiliate companies)
Location: Buanoy, Balamban, Cebu, Philippines 6041
Shipyard area: Approx. 1,470,000 square meters
Main facilities: Two berths, one building dock, one 3000-ton floating crane, etc.
Ship type of delivered Bulk carriers, Pure car & truck carriers
－ For inquiries regarding this matter, contact: －
Tsuneishi Holdings Corporation
Marketing Communication Dept.
Head Office (Fukuyama) TEL: +81-84-987-4915
Tokyo Office TEL: +81-3-3264-7733