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400K VLOC Steel Cutting Ceremony
Time:10-27-2016      Publisher:Admin


China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd has carried out the steel cutting ceremony for 400K VLOC built for China Merchants Energy Shipping Co., Ltd, the ceremony in the CMHI (Jiangsu) No.2 hull workshop with the key persons from CMES, CMIH and CMHI (Jiangsu) presented. Nearly one hundred guests form DNV-GL class, CCS class, SDARI and CMHI (Jiangsu) project management teams were in attendance .


This world’s largest ore carrier is 362 meters long, 65 meters wide and 30.4 meters deep, the deck area is three times of a standard football field. It is designed by SDARI, and it is the second generation of 400K VLOC with LNG ready. The structure and strength designing have a comprehensive upgrade and the new technology was used. All the ballast tank following the IMO-PSPC standard, these ore carriers can sailing world-wide, and their first job will be on service to the ore shipping route between China and Brazil.