Delivered the Group’s 200th “KAMSARMAX” Bulk Carrier ～TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc. in China
January 14, 2015
On Janualy 7th 2015,TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc., a Chinese Group Company of the TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING, delivered a 82,100 MT bulk carrier” ULTRA LION” successfully to the ship owner.
・TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co., Ltd.
・TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc.
The vessel “KAMSARMAX bulker” was invented by TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING in 2004. The first vessel was delivered in 2005 at the head factory. ” ULTRA LION” was the 200th ship in Tsuneishi Group as the total number of the KAMSARMAX bulk carrier.
TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING was the first pioneer of PANAMAX class bulk carriers, by changing the design concept from the previous 70,000 tons to over 80,000 tons (as much as 82,000 tons class). We name this new concept design as KAMSARMAX.
KAMSARMAX vessel boosts efficiency of transportation in the merchant service. The name “KAMSARMAX bulker” comes from the Port of Kamsar in which a major bauxite shipping port in the Republic of Guinea 229-meter ship length restriction for entry.
■ About the “ULTRA LION”
Type：“KAMSARMAX Bulker” 81,600 MT type bulk carrier
Deadweight：About 81,600 metric tons
Main engine：MAN B&W 6S50ME-C8.2
Service speed：14.5 knots (normal output)
Shipyard：TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc.
■ About TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc.
This shipyard is the Chinese group company of TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co., Ltd. (head office:Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture), located in Zhejiang Province, China. This shipyard has the capacity to build about 20-25 vessels per year, centered on the 30,000 ton to 100,000 ton class bulk carriers and container carriers, and builds also constructing tugboat.
Employees:：Approx. 4,800 (as of December 2014, including subcontractor employees)
Location：Xiushan Island, Daishan County, Zhoushan City, Zhejiang Province, China
Shipyard area：Approx. 1,200,000 square meters
Main facilities：Two berths, one building dock, two 700-ton gantry cranes, one 3,000-ton floating crane, etc.
Ship type of delivered：Bulk carriers, Container carriers
－ For inquiries regarding this matter, contact: －
TSUNEISHI HOLDINGS CORPORATION
CSV Division, Marketing Communication Dept.
Head Office (Fukuyama) TEL: +81-84-987-4915
Tokyo Office TEL: +81-3-3264-7733