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Marine Log

December 4, 2007

Vroon orders four from Dalian

Vroon BV has ordered four 92,500 DWT bulk carriers at Cosco's Dalian Shipyard in China. The four new vessels are expected to join the fleet in 2009 and 2010.

Vessel Particulars
Length overall 230 m
Length between perpendiculars 222 m
Beam 38 m
Draft 14.90 m
DWT 92,500
Cargo Hold Capacity 110,300 cu.m
Gear Gearless
Speed 14.2 knots

Vroon's newbuilding program also includes two Panamax bulk carriers on order at Tsuneishi Shipyard in Japan and three Supramax bulk carriers at Vinashin Nam Trieu in Vietnam.

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