Saturnus, first vessel in the Evolution series, launched at AVIC
Sirius Shipping says the first vessel in the Evolution series was launched on 12 June 2018 at AVIC Dingheng shipyard. “We can now see the vessel in the water for the first time. We are thankful to everyone that is involved in this project and milestone for Sirius Shipping”, says the statement.
Sirius have ordered two new Ice Class 1A, 7999 DWT oil/chemical tankers at AVIC Dingheng shipyard in China.
The design is born from Sirius long experience of building and rebuilding vessels to the standard, what we call “Sirius Standard”. During the past years, Sirius has built and rebuilt numerous vessels, that experience has been combined into a high-performing new design: EVOLUTION.
The 9 700 m3, TIER III Oil Product Tanker for Chemicals (IMO II) and Oil products is designed for low maintenance, low fuel consumption and High performance to the customer. It is constructed for high cargo intake with a density of 1,54 ton/m3 and for SECA area trade. The hull form is designed for good performance in harsh weather conditions.
Keel laying ceremony held at AVIC Dingheng shipyard for Sirius Shipping’s first of two Evolution vessels >>>>