Reliance Defence & Engineering delivers newly built Panamax bulk carrier

The Ice-class Panamax Bulk Carrier, Sea Amber, built by Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited for an un-named international shipping company

Latest News – Ship building and repair infrastructure major Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) on Thursday said it has built and delivered an “Ice-class Panamax bulk carrier” — ‘Golden Opal — to an international customer.

According to RDEL, it successfully delivered the 73,500 DWT (deadweight tonnage) bulk carrier on June 21, 2017, to one of the largest international shipping companies.

“Reliance Shipyard has delivered till date eight similar size, Ice-class Panamax vessels to its international customers,” the company said in a statement.

“The vessel has been built as per one of the best-in-class international standards, meeting the toughest environmental emission norms as well as fuel economy (EEDI) standards.”

RDEL said that these are the largest dry bulk carriers of its class ever built in India.

“RDEL is the only Indian (Read More)

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