Product Carrier 'Lucy' Christened At Hyundai's Ulsan Yard For Overseas Shipholding Group
The naming ceremony for the 65,000-dwt product carrier Lucy was held recently at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Ulsan Shipyard for Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (OSG) of the U.S.
The vessel was christened by sponsor Mrs. J.J. Klement, wife of the manager of marine transport, Standard Oil of Ohio in the presence of Morris Feder, senior vice president of OSG, J.I. Lee, executive vice president of HHI and several other representatives from both the owner and the shipyard.
Lucy is the first of two identical vessels ordered by OSG in June 1983, and is the 13th vessel to be built by HHI for Overseas Shipholding during the past eight years.
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc., among the largest bulk shipping companies in the world, is engaged exclusively in the ocean transportation of liquid and dry bulk cargoes, both within the U.S. and worldwide. OSG's operating fleet now totals 69 vessels with the addition of Lucy, amounting to an aggregate tonnage of 6.2-million dwt.
Lucy is powered by a Hyundai- B&W 5L70MCE diesel engine with an mcr of 11,280 bhp at 91 rpm and an ncr of 10,150 bhp at 88 rpm. Her service speed is 13.8 knots. She is 753.7-feet long, 105.6-feet wide and 59.7-feet deep with a scantling draft of 43.6 feet.