Delivery of 100,000-dwt Bulk-Carrier "CAPE ACE"

December 7, 2020

Today, construction of "CAPE ACE" 100,000-dwt bulker has been completed by Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. Imari Shipyard & Works and delivered to us.

The ship is compliant with the Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carrier (CSR-BC) for bulk cargo ships. Shehaswide shallow hullshape with 6 cargo holds which enables to load more cargo compared to Panamax size vessel.

She is equipped with "NCF" (Namura flow Control Fin) on her sternand "Rudder Fin" on her rudderboth of which are unique products of Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., and such equipment improve her propulsion performance by aligning water flow in front and back of propeller.

Together withan electronically controlled engine, the vessel is expected to save fuel consumption and reduce environmental impact.

After the delivery, she is engaged in iron ore and coal transport for a Japanese steel mill under long term contract.

With a large number of vessels from various types with various sizes -from very large to small -, "K" Line offers its customers a unique range of transport services.

"K" Line will remain committed to flexibly and actively responding diversifying needs for shipments of ore and other iron-bearing raw materials.


The 100,000-dwt bulk carrier ""CAPE ACE". Image by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.



Vessel Particulars
LOA: 249.94 M
Width (Moulded): 43.00 M
Depth: 18.70 M
Draft (Moulded): 12.90 M
Deadweight: 101,314 T
Gross Ton: 60,133 T
Main Engine: MAN B&W 6S60ME-C8.5
Speed: 14.0 KTS
Class: NK
Flag: Panama
Builder: Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

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