Images of MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ Sailing Upstream in the Mississippi River

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.


Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

In fully laden condition, deep in the water… Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Interesting bow wave formation… Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Interesting bow wave formation… Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Detail of the accommodation and the chimney stack. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Detail of the portside aft quarter. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Dolphin 64 Design by SDARI, picture of ultramax drybulk vessel MV ‘SBI Phoenix’ sailing upriver in the Mississippi River towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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MV ‘WUCHOW’

Images of Handysize Bulker MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream Mississippi River      39,150 DWT Open Hatch Bulk Carrier, built 2013

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Call Sign VRNT6, IMO Number 9657856. Built at Chengxi Shipyard, Hong Kong Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 180.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 176.50 m., Draught of 10.50 m., Beam of 30.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 24,785. Design B.Delta 37 Semi by Deltamarin.

VESSEL OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: China Navigation Co Pte Ltd (CNCo), Singapore.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 49,000 cu.m., 5 Holds, 5 Hatches. 4 x Crane – MacGregor (Centreline) SWL 36 tons at 26m. (twin mode) (grab fitted), 1 x Crane, Provision – (Stbd. Aft) SWL 3 tons.

ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 5-cyl., Engine Model 5RT-flex50-B,
3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – MAN 6L23/30H Mk.2 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 225mm x 300mm bore/stroke 780mkW total at 720rpm driving 3 x HHI – Hyundai Elec. AC generator(s) at 2,100ekW total, (2,625kVA total) at 60Hz.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$23 in March 2012. Present estimated Fair Market Value (FMV) of $13 mil.


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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.

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Deltamarine type 39,000 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier MV ‘Wuchow’ downstream the Mississippi River in New Orleans in December 2015. Image Credit: Karatzas Images.


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