Singapore Registry of Ships reaches 100 million gross tonnage

Singapore Registry of Ships reaches 100 million gross tonnage - Merchant Navy Info - News

The Singapore Ship Register (SRS) has reached the 100 million gross tonnage (GT). Threshold with the registration of AET’s Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) Eagle Veracruz. Managed by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The SRS regulates Singapore-flagged ships and ensures compliance. With relevant International Maritime Organization (IMO) standards, ensuring the safety and efficiency of international shipping. Ensure safety and environmental protection. SRS manages approximately 4,000 ships with a total weight of more than 100 million gross tons. Is one of the world’s largest ship registries, and has one of the youngest quality fleets. 

The newest registered vessel, the Eagle Veracruz. Is a twin-propelled liquefied natural gas (LNG) VLCC named after the Mexican state of Veracruz. Ta. Mexico’s oldest port. The length exceeds her 330 meters, and her transport capacity exceeds her 156,000 GT. According to MPA, the vessel features a variety of energy-efficient design elements and technologies that help reduce fuel consumption. These include an optimised hull shape to reduce drag in the water, an improved rudder design to improve stability and manoeuvrability, and a wake channel to improve propeller efficiency. The main engine’s modular design reportedly allows for future retrofit options that allow it to run on low- or zero-carbon fuel.

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