very well maintained single deck bulk
carrier (also fitted with 4 tanks for liquid cargo) :
M/V '' Laura I ''
abt. 26,818 tdw on 9.39 m ,
Built: 09/1995 at Kanasashi Co. Ltd, Japan ,
NK NS ''Bulk carrier'' MNS, ESP , SS/DD due 6/2015, Intermediate
survey passed 4/2013
5 Holds/10 compartments (steel bulkheads between holds 1/2, 3/4, 5/6 ,
7/8 , 9/10 ) ,
McGregor hydraulic folding type hatch covers,
abt. 32,625.40 cbm grain
4 epoxy coated cargo tanks - total 4,263 cbm, stainless steel pipes.
Pumps: 2 x screw type of abt. 200 cbm/hr each ( abt. 350 cbm/hr total
when both pumps operating simultaneously),
Cranes: 4 x 30 ton electro-hydrl.
Main Engine: Akasaka -Mitsubishi 5UEC 52 LA - 5,296 KW ,
3 x gens.
abt 7,052 mts Ldt.
The Owners do not have any official price ideas and they invite best
outright offers after inspection, for their consideration.
Vessel will will discharge china clay at the following ports :
Ghent now in port - ETS 09/5
Tarragona ETA-ETS 15/5 - 16/5
Ancona ETA-ETS 20/5 - 22/5
Ravenna ETA-ETS 23/5 - 24/5
Monfalcone ETA-ETS 25/5 - 28/5
Thereafter the Vessel will proceed to Brazil to load china clay for
Antwerp and can give c/free delivery by arrangement.
This Vessel was originally a 5 hold/hatch bulker of abt. 27,837
tdw/9.414 m ssw draft , abt. 38,238/36,966 cbm grain/bale . Present
Owners retrofitted additional bulkheads to give 10 cargo compartments
( which makes her ideal for parcel cargoes) and also 4 cargo tanks/2
screw pumps which are used for the carriage of kaolin slurry.