Maiden Voyage of the MV Chipol Chang Jiang

SeaWorks, general agents in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay for Messrs. Hong Fa, is proud to announce the arrival of Mv Chang Jiang in Sepetiba, Brazil on her maiden voyage from China.

The 36.000 Mtns DWAT Mv Chang Jiang is the first delivery in a series of 4 sister vessels namely Mv Huang He (April 2015), Mv Tai Hu (October 2015) and Mv Dong Hai (December 2015). These “Blue Whale” type vessels offer a combined lifting capacity of 520 Mtns (2×260 Mtns + 1 x 120 Mtns) and over 8000 SQM under deck space and are true multi-purpose flexible workhorses. Convertible into single decker’s by mean of (re) moveable pontoons,

Stefan Pompe, Director of SeaWorks said: “I am pleased to welcome the vessel in the service and in Brazil. With her large capacity and flexibility she is an asset to the market and a value add for our clients. With her long wide holds and hatches plus lifting capacity up to 520 Mtns the “Blue Whale” series provides and offers a powerful economy of scale to meet today’s low cost per freight ton demands of our customers.”

The second vessel in the series will start her maiden voyage at Shanghai, China around 10th April 2015 on the line’s dedicated Service Route Far East + South East Asia to the East Coast of South America (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay). En-route ports will be considered case by case. The so-called Pendulum service will have the ships load form the East Coast of South America via South Africa to the Far East again.

Ship’s main Particulars

  • Vessel Type: Modern MPP tri-deck / open hatch box shape;
  • DWAT / Summer Draft: 36,000 Mtns / 11.20 m ;
  • Loa / Breadth / Depth: 187.99 m / 27.4 m / 16 m;
  • Bale / Grain Capacity: 44,599 / 45,510 m3
  • Ho / Ha: 3 / 3;
  • Hatch Dimension: No.1 – 18.96*18.26 m / No.2 & 3 – 53.72*23 m;
  • 8063 SQM under deck
  • Crane’s Capacity : 1×120 Mtns + 2×260 Mtns up to 520 Mtns

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We are looking forward to your rate enquiries for your al your oversized-, heavy lift- and break bulk cargoes including rails, pipes, machinery, forest products, steels, non-Ferro’s and bulk.