Bulk Carriers

Keel Marine has extensive experience in the design, construction and modification of the full spectrum of bulk carriers including:

  • Concept studies and evaluation of owner expectations relative to regulatory requirements;
  • Solutions to meet specific operational, route, port and cargo demands;
  • Examination and interpretation of regulations – IACS, IMO etc;
  • Hull structure analysis;
  • Stability calculations;
  • Cargo handling systems;
  • Vessel design and plan approval;
  • Shipyard selection and contract negotiations;
  • Construction supervision, sea trials and technical acceptance;
  • Warranty support;
  • Crane upgrades;
  • Life extension programs;
  • Docking, special survey supervision and support.


We have experience in the full range of bulk carrier vessel types:

  • VLOCs
  • Post Panamax
  • Suezmax
  • Panamax
  • Handy – geared and ungeared
  • Wozmax
  • OBOs
  • Combination carriers
Keel Marine LTD, Ridgeway Office Park, Unit 6 – 8, Bedford Road, Petersfield, Hants, GU32 3QF, U.K
+44 (0)1730 268889 EMAIL US