Aotearoa Chief

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Aotearoa Chief
Type Bulk Cement Carrier
Gross Registered Tonnage 8,745 tons
Builder Jinling Shipyard, Nanjing, China. Yard No. 9140407
Delivery date October 12th.2016
Hull Steel.
Length 124.7 m
Width 20.0 m.
Engine Builder Makita-Mitsui-MAN B&W Marine Diesel Engine
Engine Type 6S50ME-C8.2
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 13 kts.
Deadweight 8,042 tons.
Power Diesel.
Aspiration Turbocharged
Boiler Aalborg Composite
Propeller Right Hand, fixed pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Cast
Built classification society Lloyds 100 A1+
Keel laid Dec 15th. 2015
Launched May 17th 2016.
Original owner China Navigation Co. Pte. Ltd. Auckland NZ.
Delivered to owner October 12th. 2016.


On completion the vessel placed on charter to GBC (Golden Bay Cement) and managed by CNCo.NZ.


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