Oman Shipping Names Two Valemax Bulkers

By Keith Henderson at May 22, 2012 07:52
Filed Under: Company News, Industry Events
Oman Shipping Company (OSC) today celebrated a double naming ceremony of two of the world’s largest dry bulk carriers at builder Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries Company, China. The 200,000 GT vessels have an LOA of 1,187.7 ft, and deadweight of 400,000 t. In total, 35 ships of this class are being built by four different shipyards, two in China and two in South Korea. There are slight differences in the ship dimension according to the builder and preferences in engine supplier and type. The vessels produce very low emissions on a cargo ton per mile basis and consequently the Valemax Class is one of the most efficient dry bulk carriers in service 35 per cent reduced emissions. [More]

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