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Baltrader Capital orders two cement carriers

05 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Hamburg-based Baltrader Capital has ordered the construction of two cement carriers from Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding in China. These vessels will be delivered  from the end of 2020. The sister vessels, CemCoaster and CemClipper will measures 98m in length, 15.6m in width and will be able to carry 4650t at 6m draft. The new generation of cement carriers will be optimised for the European shortsea trade and will be propelled by MaK main engines, allowing a future conversion into dual fuel o...

Van Aalst partners Scania in cement carrier project

11 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Van Aaslt has contributed in the development in the first Tier III Scania self-discharging cement carrier called 'NACC Alicudi'. The 120m vessel operates Scania IMO tier III diesel engines with a unique pneumatic conveying system for loading and unloading cement, fly ash and granulated slag. The vessel had to fit the Scania Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system in the engine room deckhouse, which was smaller as the previous non-SCR equipped engine room deckhouse. This resulted into l...