- About us
- IBJ Awards
- Free Sample
- Contact us
Joint project updates bulker design
(Posted on 10/06/19)
As part of the strategic cooperation agreement signed between SUMEC Marine Company Ltd. and DNV GL last year, SUMEC’s New Dayang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and DNV GL have agreed on a Joint Development Project (JDP) to update the Crown 63.5k Bulk Carrier design. The agreement was signed at the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo.
The JDP will include the application of the new harmonized common structural rules (HCSR) to the design, as well as a focus on improving the energy efficiency of the design, particularly in the ship board machinery and electrical systems. Additionally, the JDP includes a more general evaluation of different propulsion systems for bulk carrier designs in general, in terms of future environmental requirements that can impact CAPEX and OPEX.
“The Crown 63.5k Ultramax design has been very popular and successful with over 100 vessels built to date,” said Mr Xu Gang, General Manager of SUMEC Marine Co., Limited. “This JDP with DNV GL will enable us to continue to offer customers an attractive design, but with even higher energy efficiency, new smart features, and the latest standards. DNV GL, as the world’s leading classification society, has been an invaluable partner, through their innovative outlook and focus on safety, digitalization, and efficiency.”
“We are very pleased to be working with New Dayang Shipbuilding on this project,” said Norbert Kray, DNV GL’s Regional Manager Greater China. “New environmental regulations will put pressure on many owners to improve the performance of their vessels, while maintaining compliance to safety standards, and through this JDP we will work to help address these needs.”
DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. They enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. DNV GL invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.
Nippon Paint Marine has registered a significant spike in Turkish drydockings as operators of small-... Read more
Renowned futurist K D Adamson has joined marine lawyers from across Hill Dickinson to explore how ESG... Read more
Keppel Technology & Innovation (KTI) has received a verification certificate for a 3D printed deck... Read more
RUSAL, a leading global aluminium producer, has announced the inclusion of an aluminium-scandium alloy... Read more
Cases of seafarers struggling with their mental health will continue to rise unless shipping companies... Read more
ClassNK is committed to providing comprehensive services to support the industry’s efforts for... Read more
Thordon Bearings has praised the government’s Innovative Solutions Canada initiative for encouraging... Read more
Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications... Read more
Fednav Limited, Canada's largest dry bulk shipping group, has signed an agreement with Sumisho Marine... Read more
BIMCO is launching a new survey with the aim of gathering information from shipowners about the effectiveness... Read more