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September 7, 2022

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Four new ships, plus two as an option, for the Jumbo-SAL-Alliance

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 ( of 15 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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