BoldWind launched ready for transport duties

By: Sue Allen
In: Vessels
The first of two state-of-the-art Deck Carriers, MV BoldWind, has been delivered to United Wind Logistics The second vessel is to follow later within the year.

MV BoldWind
will start her maiden voyage towards Europe, where it will be employed in a long-term charter in the offshore Wind industry for MHI Vestas. On its maiden voyage, the vessel will carry turbine blades from China to Norway.

With a deadweight of 10,000 tons, a deck length of 128m and beam of 28m, the modern Deck Carrier offers great flexibility and attractive intake for any huge or heavy cargo, according to the operator. The vessel combines an optimised hull design and diesel electric propulsion to suit its dedicated service field. The electric package is supplied by ABB and powered by four MAN diesel generators driven by high quality MDO. Additionally, the MAN engines meet IMO Tier III emission regulations being equipped with a Selective Catalytic Reduction system.

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