We are at anchor ballasting No.6 Hold to achieve heavy sea draft condition. The main engine looked OK at inspection after the short run out to Grande Island. We will start progressively building up revolutions this afternoon for the official speed trial tomorrow morning.
|No.5 cylinder cross-head and bottom end bearing|
What a difference two weeks makes with the decks and hatches painted. The ship looks much cleaner and less like 'work in progress'.
|Full berths at the Yard - 4 Capesize bulk carriers, 2 Suezmax tankers|
AM - at sea