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'Grande Senegal' is a Con-Ro vessel
delivered by Croatia's Uljanik Shipyard.
Registered in Palermo, Italy, the vessel
was built under survey to Italian
classification society RINA with the
notation: ✠ Ro-Ro CARGO SHIP ✠
AUT-UMS ✠ SYSNEQ 1, In-water survey,
MON-SHAFT, Unrestricted Navigation."
Built for Italian company Industria
Armamento Meridionale, the steel vessel
has an overall length of 210.92 metres on a
32.26-metre beam with a depth to upper
deck of 21.53 metres and a depth to
freeboard deck of 13.34 metres, a design
draught of 9.4 metres and a scantling
draught of 9.75 metres.
The 47,120GRT vessel's deadweight at
design draught is 24,771DWT and
26,653DWT at scantling draught.
'Grande Senegal' is powered by a single
MAN/Uljanik 8S60 MCC main engine rated
at 19,040kW at 105rpm driving a single
Wärtsilä controllable pitch propeller.
Auxiliary power is developed by four
MAN / Adria 8L23/30H engines, each rated
at 1,280kW at 900rpm, a single SAM
Electronics DGMUW-1135-16U, 1,750kVA,
450V/60Hz shaft generator and four
Ulljanik-Tesu 1FC6 566-8 1,480kVA,
450V/60Hz generator sets. Vessel
manoeuvrability is enhanced by three
Rolls-Royce side thrusters, each rated at
1,000kW and a Rolls-Royce steering system.
'Grande Senegal' has a maximum speed
of 22.5 knots and a cruising speed of 21.8
knots, with a range cited as 23,000 nautical
miles (with a three day reserve margin).
The vessel has three fixed decks, two
hoistable decks and six garage decks with a
total cargo hold parking area of 38,000m2
with 4,190 lane metres, along with a hold
container capacity of 741TEU and an
on-deck container capacity of 577TEU
The vessel has a total crew of 34
with accommodation for 12 passengers
and consumes 74 tonnes of heavy fuel oil
Navigation and communications
electronics on the Con-Ro vessel reflect a
wide range of suppliers including JRC,
Sperry Marine, Navigat, Sailor, Leica
The vessel's deck equipment includes
products from Vulkan Nova and cranes
from Liebherr, paints and coatings from
Hempel, internal doors from MacGREGOR,
lifeboats from Croatia's Greben and liferafts
from Norway-based Viking.
'Grande Senegal's' sister vessels include
'Grande Benin' and 'Grande Ghana'.
Built by Shin Yang Shipyard and
Piasau Slipways, 'Danum 12' is a
combination deck cargo / landing
craft delivered in December 2009 to
owner Shin Yang Shipping for near
Built under survey to Bureau Veritas, the
versatile vessel was designed by Wärtsilä
Ship Design, Singapore and is home-ported
With an overall length of 78.1 metres
and a length at waterline of 74.2 metres,
the vessel has a beam of 16 metres,
a draught of 3.5 metres and a depth of
With a deadweight capacity of
2,258DWT, the vessel displaces 3,388.75
tonnes at full load with gross tonnage of
1,670GRT and net tonnage of 501NRT. She
has a reefer capacity of 16 and a container
capacity of 144TEU.
'Danum 12' is powered by twin
Cummins KTA38-M2 main engines, each
rated at 1,007kW at 1,900rpm, with
power transferred via Twin Disc MG5321
DC gears to drive twin four-bladed fixed
Auxiliary power is developed by triple
Cummins 6CTA8.3-D(M) engines, each
rated at 164kW at 1,500rpm and triple
Stamford HC.M434C1 generators, each
developing 150kW / 187.5kVA.
A single Kamome TFA-35DHN thruster
with 3,500kgf thrust, enhances vessel
manoeuvrability and landings.
The vessel has a maximum speed of
12.5 knots (lightship) and a cruising speed
of ten knots.
The vessel's full suite of navigation and
communications instruments largely consists
of products from Furuno along with Simrad,
Tokimec and Daiko, and the vessel's paints
and coatings were supplied by Hempel.
'Danum 12' has a deck cargo capacity of
five tonnes per square metre and a crew of 18.
'Grande Senegal' -- A 26,653DWT Con-Ro from Uljanik Shipyard
'Danum 12' -- A versatile deck cargo / landing craft from Malaysia's Piasau Slipways
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