Berge Kosciuszko

Berge Kosciuszko is named after the highest mountain on the Australian continent – Mount Kosciuszko, located in the Snowy Mountains of Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales.

She was delivered on 8 April 2014 by Japan’s Imabari Shipyard in Hiroshima Dockyard in Mihara, and is chartered-in on a ten year contract. Plying between Australia and China, the 181,394 dead-weight tonnage Berge Kosciuszko has an expected annual cargo of 1,174,000 MT – equivalent to the quantity of iron used in the construction of 16 Sydney Harbour Bridges – one of the longest bridges in the world.

Berge Kosciuszko
Port of Registry/FlagPanama, Panama
Length Overall291.98m
No. of Hatches9
No. of Holds9
No. 119,862m 3
No. 222,940m 3
No. 322,9680m 3
No. 422,9720m 3
No. 522,934m 3
No. 622,929m 3
No. 722,960 m 3
No. 822,936m 3
No. 920,743m 3
Total Max. Load201,243m 3
Main Engine TypeHitachi MAN B&W 2 Cycle Diesel Engine 6s70me-C (Mark 8)
Max OutputM.C.R. 16,700kW x 87RPM
No. 4-Cycle Diesel Engine x 3 sets
TypeDAIHATSU Diesel Mfg. Co., Ltd.
Output860kW x 900RPM
Generator TypeBrushless A.C. Generator
Capacity1,000Kva (800kW) x 900RPM
AC450V x 60Hz
Max Output860kW x 900RPM


Dead-weight tonnage

181,394 Metric Tonnes