Delivery of First Newbuild, MV Starnes
August 10, 2020, MV Starnes, the first of two CSL-Hartmann joint venture ships built at Chengxi Shipyard was successfully delivered to owners. Mibau Stema Group expects the vessel for the first laoding in Jelsa end of September.
At a speed of 14 knots, the 40,000 DWT self-unloading ship successfully completed all dockside and sea trials and is now being prepared to sail to Jelsa via Suez Canal.
The vessel can self-discharge at a rate of 5,500 tph and is equipped with a 90.5 m boom, which is one of the longest and largest ever built for a self-unloader. The self-unloading system can handle lump sizes up to 300 mm and free flowing materials with a bulk density in the range of 1.2-3.5/t/m³.
Starnes is fitted with energy saving Hub fins, an exhaust scrubber and a ballast water treatment system with IMO and USCG compliance.