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Diamond 53

Bulk Carrier Design

Classification by DNV

Main features
DIAMOND 53 is a new generation, geared,
wide hatched, 54,000 DWT Handymax Bulk
Carrier with double hull.
Designed to accommodate the latest trends
and developments within the Handymax
bulk carrier trade, extensive focus has been
dedicated to:

Seaworthy and efficient


hull lines
Optimised hull lines
Minimum power required and fuel
consumption
Efficient rudder and skeg design
Very good manoeuvrability and
excellent course stability

Crew comfort

Efficient cargo handling

Spacious and well designed


accommondation for maximum crew
comfort

4 sets of level luffing cargo cranes


prepared for grab operation

Accommodation for 25 persons

Cargo crane SWL of 36 tonnes


End-folding, double skin,
hydraulically operated cargo hold
hatch covers

Easy and fast cargo


discharge and hold cleaning

Environmentally friendly

Maintenance friendly

Wide range of cargo

Safety

Low emission machinery


Heavy fuel oil stored in deep tanks in
engine room with cofferdams towards
ship side to minimise risk of oil spill

Permanent access for survey of


steel structure

All typical bulk cargoes

Double side and corrugated cargo


hold bulkheads provide flush holds
to ensure easy and fast discharge
and cleaning

Double hull provide a secondary barrier against accidental water ingress

Ballast piping and valves arranged in


double bottom pipe duct for easy
access and minimum maintenance

Superior steel coil loading (2 tier of 25


tonnes per coil in all cargo holds)

Wide hatches for easy cargo spotting


Permanent cargo hold lighting

Service piping arranged in wing tank


pipe duct to minimise maintenance
and risk of cargo damage
2 coat epoxy paint system in ballast tanks

Engine room bulkhead A60 insulated

Forecastle provides green water


protection and reserve bouyancy
Protected underdeck passage to
forecastle
Hullgirder and transverse bulkheads
strengthend to withstand cargo hold
flooding

economical operation / maintenance


environmental friendliness
loading flexibility and robustness
future regulations for Bulk Carriers
safety

Diamond 53 has been designed by Carl Bro


following extensive consultations with DNV
for structural and regulatory issues and
Graig from an operational view to secure a
balance between theoretical and commercially practical aspects.

Design: www.maritimecolours.no

3d illustrations and layout: www.maritimecolours.no

General arrangement

(GRAIN / BALE)

SPEED AND CONSUMPTION:


Service speed (Scantling draft; incl. 15% sea margin)

14.0 knots

HFO consumption (LCV 40.200 kJ/kg, +5% tolerance) :


M/E consumption
AUX/E consumption

30.9 t/day
2.5 t/day

Total consumption at sea

33.4 t/day

The material contained in this brochure is made available in good faith. No warranty is given as to the accuracy or
completeness of the information contained in it and any liability for any inaccuracy or incompleteness is therefore expressly
disclaimed. The contents of this brochure are not intended to be legally binding and will not form part of any subsequent
contract.

Carl Bro Group - Granskoven 8 - 2600 Glostrup - Denmark


Phone: +45 4348 6060 - Fax: +45 4348 6688
E-mail: imm@carlbro.com - Website: www.carlbro.com

Graig Investments Limited - 1 Caspian Point, Caspian Way, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 4DQ, UK
Phone: +44 (0) 29 20 440 200 - Fax: +44 (0) 29 20 440 208
E-mail: chris.williams@graig.com - Website: www.graig.com