Completes and Delivers the Group’s 157th “TESS58” Bulk Carrier~TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc. in China.~

February 2, 2015

TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING

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Completes and Delivers the Group’s 157th “TESS58” Bulk Carrier~TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc. in China.~

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On January 22, 2015, TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co., Ltd.’s group company in China, TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc., completed construction of “DIMIJOHN A” a TESS58 57,700 metric ton bulk carrier, and delivered it to the ship owner.

・TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co., Ltd.
 http://www.tsuneishi.co.jp/english/

・TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc.
 http://www.tsuneishi-zs.com/en/

This vessel is the group’s 157th TESS58 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, “DIMIJOHN A” 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 DIMIJOHN A 
Type:“TESS58” 57,700 MT bulk carrier
Name:DIMIJOHN A
Length:190.00 meters
Breadth:32.26meters
Depth:18.00 meters
Deadweight:57,902 tons
Gross tonnage:32,360
Main engine:M.A.N-B&W 6S50ME-C-8.2
Service speed:14.50 knots (normal output)
Shipyard:TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc.

■ About TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING, Inc.
This shipyard is a 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 -25vessels per year, centered on the 30,000 ton to 100,000 ton class bulk carriers and container
carriers, and builds also constructing tugboat.
URL:http://www.tsuneishi-zs.com/en/
Business:Shipbuilding
Established:December 2003
Employees::Approx. 4,300 (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, Tugboat

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