Tokyo - November 12, 2021
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it delivered the bulk carrier GCL HAZIRA, with a capacity of 81,000 DWT (Kawasaki hull No. 8079, NACKS hull No. NE359), for FAIR WIND MARSHALL S.A. at Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS), which is located in Nantong City, China and operated jointly with China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited (China COSCO Shipping).
VLCC "Tateshina". Image by Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd.
Principal particulars and features of the vessel are as described below.
2. The vessel employs various technologies to achieve maximum fuel economy, including an energy-saving, electronically-controlled main diesel engine, high propulsive efficiency propellers, and the Kawasaki rudder bulb system with fins (RBS-F) and semi-duct system with contra fins (SDS-F), which all contribute to the vessel's enhanced propulsion performance.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. press release