Two 190,000-ton LNG-powered dual-fuel bulk carriers "UBUNTU EMPATHY" and "UBUNTU HUMANITY" built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation and Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. The naming ceremony was held in Shanghai, in which the "UBUNTU EMPATHY" ship was successfully delivered on the same day, and the "UBUNTU HUMANITY" ship was delivered as planned recently.
Rod Elliott, chairman of Anglo American, Chen Gang, general manager of Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding, Zhang Wei, deputy general manager, and Wu Aijun, deputy general manager of CSSC Trading, attended the naming and delivery ceremony. Anik Michaud and Ms. Audrey Ng, godmothers of the new ship, cut the ribbon and named the "UBUNTU EMPATHY" and "UBUNTU HUMANITY" ships respectively.
"UBUNTU EMPATHY" and "UBUNTU HUMANITY" are the 7th and 8th ships of the 10 series built by CSSC and Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding for Anglo American. . This series of ships has an overall length of 299.80 meters, a molded width of 47.5 meters, a molded depth of 24.70 meters, a design draft of 18.25 meters, and a design draft speed of 14 knots. It has notable features such as "green, environmental protection, energy saving, and safety" and is independently developed by Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding. A new generation of dual-fuel powered ships with independent intellectual property rights.
Anglo American plc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anglo American plc, an internationally renowned miner. It is a new customer developed by CSSC and Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding in the Singapore market, and it is a successful example of CSSC trading extending to end customers in the market. The smooth delivery of the ship has further deepened the friendly and cooperative relationship between all parties, consolidated the leading position of China Shipbuilding Corporation in the LNG-powered dual-fuel large bulk carrier market, and enhanced the international influence of China Shipbuilding Corporation in practicing the concept of green and low-carbon development.