Turkey: Sahin Shipyard Completes Substantial Remodeling of Rosewood Cargo Ship
Tuzla-based Sahin Shipyard has completed a substantial remodeling of the Rosewood, a Volga-Don general cargo ship (project 1565), Thursday, 07.Jul.2011, 22:58 (GMT+3)
Tuzla-based Sahin Shipyard has completed a substantial remodeling of the Rosewood, a Volga-Don general cargo ship (project 1565), said Marine Engineering Bureau, the designer of the vesselâs modernization.
After the upgrade the Rosewood was classed to Russian Maritime Register of Shippingâs KM L4 R2-RSN.
The ship hull was reinforced by 71%, as well as cargo holds capacity and tonnage were increased in compliance with the requirements of the International Convention on cargo vessels.
To improve the seaworthiness the forecastle superstructure height was increased by 1,4 meters. The shipâs conventional deadweight in salt water was increased by 31%, from 4,350 tons to 6,049 tons, the volume of cargo holds â by 45.8%, from 6,371 cbm to 9292 cbm.
The vessel was also retrofitted for transportation of dangerous goods (carbon dioxide extinguishing and cooling fans in the holds) and brought to full compliance with international conventions (with installation of the emergency diesel generator and emergency fire pump).
The remodeled Rosewood is a twin-screw cargo vessel with 4 cargo holds, double bottom, double sides, with forecastle and poop, aft engine room and accommodation superstructure.
The cargo ship is intended for transportation of general, bulk, timber, grain and heavy-lift cargo, dangerous goods and coal.
Marine Engineering Bureau is a non-governmental design and engineering firm recognized by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping Russian River Register and Register of Shipping Ukraine. The firm designed 14 new vessels commissioned in 2010, and 12, which were delivered to the customer after major upgrade.