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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Images of Ultramax Bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ Sailing Against the Manhattan Skyline

Images of MV ‘Elbabe’ Sailing Downstream Hudson River, New York
Ultramax Bulk Carrier 60,500 DWT, built in 2015 at Mitsui SB (Chiba)

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Elbabe. Supramax / Ultramax Bulker, Call Sign V7CX7, IMO Number 9725471. Built at Mitsui SB (Chiba), Marshall Islands Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 200.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 193.00 m., Draught of 12.95 m., Beam of 32.25 m., Gross Tonnage of 34,553, Moulded Depth of 18.50 m., Tonnage of 19,665 International Net and 59,485 Dwt (long). Design Mitsui Neo60 by Mitsui.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Niovis Shipping Co. S.A., Greece.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 76,120 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 72,800 cu.m. 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, 4 Crane(s) (Centerline) with a safe working load (SWL) of 30 tonnes

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50ME-B9.3 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2214mm bore/stroke 7,800mkW total at 99rpm.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Daihatsu 6DE-18 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 185mm x 280mm bore/stroke 2,424mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Deutz TD914L06M – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 102mm x 125mm bore/stroke 99mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 99rpm.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) passing the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) passing the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) passing the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) passing the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) passing the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Stern and accommodation details. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Bow details. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Crane details (centerline-positioned, 4x30T SWL). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). 432 Park Avenue, Chrysler Building, New York Times Building and Empire State Building are clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). 432 Park Avenue and Chrysler Building are clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). Pipelaying vessel MV ‘Ariadne’ at work.  Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). 432 Park Avenue, Chrysler Building, New York Times Building and Empire State Building and World Trade Center are clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). New York Times Building and World Trade are clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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