Wuchang III

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Wuchang III
ID /IMO 9657844
Type BDelta39 - Geared Handysize Bulk Carrier. Non Logger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 24,785 tons.
Builder Chengxi Shipyard, Jiangyi, China. Yard No. CX0341.
Delivery date October 2013.
Hull Steel.
Length 179.99m. LPP 176.65m.
Width 30m.
Depth 15.0m.
Engine Builder Hudong Heavy Machinery, Shanghai, China.
Engine Type Wartsila 5RTFlex50-B
Engine cylinders 5
Engine Power 6,050 kw @90rpm
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 14kts.
Deadweight 39,128 tons.
Power Diesel.
Aspiration Turbocharged.
Boiler Aalborg, Composite exh.gas/fuel oil
Generator power 3 x 740 kW
Generator voltage 440 ac
Generator Frequency 60 hz
Propeller Right hand, Solid.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Cast.
Propeller material Cunial, Wartsilla patent.
Built classification society Lloyds+100A1
Designer B.Delta 37 by Wartsila / Deltamarine propulsion systems.
Keel laid April 3rd. 2013.
Launched June 5th. 2013.
Original owner China Navigation Co.Pte.Ltd. S'pore.
Delivered to owner October 2013.


October 2013. Delivered to China Navigation Co. Pte. Singapore.

November 2014. Sold to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia with bareboat charter back to Swire Bulk for seven years. China Navigation Co. retaining full commercial and technical control of the vessel having the right to repurchase after the first year. China Navigation Pte. Ltd. remaining as managers. Registered owner now B Delta Vessel No.1 Pty Ltd. Registered in Singapore. The Wuchow II, Wulin II and Wuhu IV . are included in this arrangement.


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