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New Bulk Carrier Suigo Delivered

November 24, 2011


From left in front row
Fifth: Hidenori Hono, NYK representative director
and senior managing corporate officer,
Sixth and seventh: Katsuyoshi Iwata, managing executive officer
of Sumitomo Metals Industries Ltd.and his wife

On November 22, Suigo, a new 174,000 DWT class bulk carrier built by Namura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., was delivered to NYK.

At the naming and delivery ceremony held at the Imari Shipyard & Works of Namura Shipbuilding, Katsuyoshi Iwata, managing executive officer of Sumitomo Metals Industries Ltd., and Hidenori Hono, an NYK representative director and senior managing corporate officer, joined a number of others in attendance to celebrate the maiden voyage of the vessel for western Australia.
 
The vessel will be chartered exclusively to Sumitomo Metals over 15 years to transport iron ore and coal mainly in the Pacific waters.
 
NYK continues its efforts to provide stable transportation of natural resources.
 
--Vessel Particulars
 
Length Overall: 289.98 meters
Breadth: 45 meters
Designed Draft: 18 meters
Gross Tonnage: 91,508 tons
Deadweight Tonnage: 174,802 tons
Builder: Namura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
 
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