MES Delivers M/V Fortune Wing

Thursday, January 13, 2011
Photo courtesy Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier M/V Fortune Wing (MES Hull No. 1759) at its Tamano Works on 12th January, 2011 to White Citron Shipping S.A., Panama. This vessel is a handy-max type bulk carrier of 56,000 dwt with a huge cargo hold capacity over 70,000 m3 and marks the 116th ship of its series. This 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier series of MES is widely called Mitsui’s 56. More than 160 units of this series have been ordered from MES.

Length, o.a    623.3 ft
Length, b.p.    597.1 ft
Breadth (molded)    105.8 ft
Depth (molded)    58.7 ft
Gross Tonnage    31,248
Deadweight    55,650 metric tons
Main Engine    Mitsui-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 6S50MC-C x1set
Maximum Continuous Output    9,480 kW x 127.0rpm
Service Speed    14.5 knots
Complement    24 persons
Classification Society    KR Flag Hong Kong
Date of Delivery    January 12, 2011
 


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