September 7, 2022
- Four new ships, plus two as an option, for the
- They were ordered from wuhu shipyard
- Jumbo-SAL-Alliance, the new world's leading operator of the
maritime transport of oversized cargo, breakbulk and
project cargo that was established last year
from the Dutch Jumbo Shipping and the German SAL Heavy Lift
April 2021), will further enhance its fleet.
The German company, in fact, has announced today an order in the
comparisons of the Chinese shipyard Wuhu Shipyard for the
construction of four ships of class "Orca" plus
two more as an option, new class of naval units that SAL has
designed in close cooperation with Jumbo.
- The ships will have a deadweight capacity of 14,600 tons and will be
149.9 meters long and 27.2 meters wide, rather size
contents which, however, - have specified SAL and Jumbo -
will allow ships to be equipped with a single hold of
box shape among the largest sizes of their
category. The ships will be equipped with two 800 Liebherr cranes
Specially designed tons that can be moved together
up to 1,600 tons of cargo.
- Among the characteristics that will make these units ships to
low environmental impact and low energy consumption, SAL and Jumbo
they showed that at a cruising speed of 15 knots
consume far less than 20 tonnes of fuel oil per day,
similarly to multipurpose and project ships of much larger size
small and equipped with the same equipment. In addition, the new ships,
while being able to reach a maximum speed of 18.5 knots,
will be able to sail at ten knots consuming only six daily
tons of fuel. They will also be units with engines
dual-fuel can also be powered by methanol.
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