MHI Delivers Cargo-passenger Ship Tachibana-Maru

By Michelle Howard
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Tachibana-Maru

On June 4 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) delivered the cargo-passenger ship Tachibana-Maru to Tokai Kisen Co., Ltd. at its Shimonoseki Shipyard and Machinery Works. The vessel is a "super eco-ship" with a high-efficiency propulsion system that achieves  energy savings, environmental load reduction and enhanced passenger comfort and safety, MHI said.

The ship also features a new color scheme of yellow ocher and olive green designed by Ryohei Yanagihara, a well-known Japanese illustrator who is also an honorary captain at Tokai Kisen.

 


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