On January 17, 2022, MV SEA TRAIN, Bulk Carrier, DWT/38,800MT, Shipowner- --“HongKong New Silk Road Shipping Limited”, Management and Operation Company -–Sea Bridge Shipping Management Co., Limited, Cargos on board were loaded at Shanghai, Qingdao ports of China and Busan Korea, transited Panama Canal, successfully and safely arrived at Houston USA at the end of her maiden voyage.
The ship was delivered to the above mentioned shipowner from shipyard on 14 OCT 2021, The type of cargo holds is box size, cargo holds and hatch covers are designed and constructed for loading containers, meet the regulations and requirements of BV class, Panama Flag State, IMO and SOLAS, and got the corresponding documents and certificates; the loading instrument software also has the container stowage and calculation’s function, so the ship has not only the ability of loading bulk and breakbulk cargo, but also has the special ability for container’s transportation.
It is reported that the ship during the maiden voyage carried the breakbulk cargo, bulk cargo and containers in holds, and part of them were also stored on the hatch cover. The ship experienced the bad weather across the Pacific Ocean and arrived safely at Houston. In addition, she also performed very well in fuel consumption and ship speed.
Under the guidance and management of Sea Bridge Ship Management Co., Limited, through the unremitting efforts of Captain and all the crew, during the voyage at Panama Canal anchorage successfully passed the Panama flag state inspection with zero deficiency and Class society external audit with zero deficiency; On the day of arrival and berthing at Houston (January 17, 2022), the USCG four inspectors on board the ship. It took five hours of thorough inspection, the ship finally passed without any deficiency.