Drybulk Vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ Sailing Upstream in the Mississippi River Ultramax 63,350 DWT, Bulk Carrier, built in 2017 at Chengxi Shipyard
VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was SBI Phoenix. Ultramax Bulker, Call Sign D5LK8, IMO Number 9714680, Hull Number CX0656. Built at Chengxi Shipyard delivered in Jan 2017, Liberia Flagged, China, DNV GL Classed. Length Overall of 199.99 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 194.50 m., Draught of 13.32 m., Moulded Depth of 18.50 m., Beam of 32.26 m., 62.30 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 36,421, Tonnage of 21,301 International Net and 62,370 Dwt (long). Design Dolphin 64 by SDARI.
VESSEL’S MANAGERS / OWNERS: Owner: Scorpio Bulkers, Monaco. Scorpio Bulkers is a group company of Scorpio Group. Technical Manager: Optimum Marine Management Ltd., Greece. Registered Owner: SBI Phoenix Shipping Co Ltd.
COMMERCIAL DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 77,788 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 73,680 cu.m., Fore & aft hatches, Hydraulically operated, 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, 4 Cranes (Centreline) with SWL 30 tons.
POWER & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 5G60ME-C9.2 – 2-stroke 5-cyl. 600mm x2790mm bore/stroke 13,400mkW total at 97rpm.
AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – MAN Energy Solutions 6L23/30H Mk.2 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 225mm x 300mm bore/stroke 2,340mkW total at 720rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 97rpm.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft. 1 x Steering Gear.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT: 1 x Exhaust Scrubber – SOx – 2019 installation year. 2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – Qingdao Headway HMT-1000.
EMERGENCY: 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Cummins Inc 6CT8.3-D(M) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 114mm x 135mm bore/stroke 140mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.
Images of tanker MT ‘STI Lauren’, owned by the Scorpio Group, can be found here from Vessel’s port call in New York in the fall of 2018.
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