Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. delivered Monday the Kn Arcadia (Kawasaki hull no. 8024, NACKS hull no. NE217), a bulk carrier with a capacity of 209,000 DWT, for Kumiai Navigation (Pte.) Ltd. at Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS), its joint venture with China COSCO Shipping Corporation, located in Nantong, China.

Bulk Carrier Kn Arcadia Delivered

Delivery, principal particulars, and features of the vessel are as described below.

Principal Particulars:

 Length overall  300.00 m
 Length BPP  295.50 m
 Molded breadth  50.00 m
 Molded depth  25.00 m
 Molded draft  18.40 m
 Gross tonnage  107,753 t
 Deadweight  219,473 t
 Hold capacity  227,363 m3
 Main engine  One set of CMD-MAN B&W 6G70ME-C9. 2-TII diesel engine
 Maximum continuous output  15,250 kW at 66 rpm
 Speed  Approx. 14.7kn
 Complement  28 people
 Class  Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK)
 Registry  Singapore


  1. The vessel employs the latest in technology to achieve maximum fuel economy, including an energy-saving, electronically-controlled main diesel engine, high propulsive efficiency propellers, and the Kawasaki rudder bulb system with fins (RBS-F) and semi-duct system with contra fins (SDS-F).
  2. The vessel is fully compliant with the new bulk carrier hull strength rules (IACS Common Structural Rules) for enhanced safety.
  3. The vessel employs double-hull fuel oil tanks to prevent marine pollution.
  4. The bulk carrier’s anti-corrosion coatings, complying with the new performance standards for ballast tank protective coatings (PSPC), ensure paint quality that is better than ever.
  5. The main engine and generator engine comply with Tier II NOx emission standards set by the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships.

Source: Kawasaki