MES Delivers 72,800dwt Cargo Vessel

MarineLink.com
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Photo: MES

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 72,800dwt type Open Hatch Jib Crane General Cargo Carrier M.V. Petrel Arrow (MES Hull No. 1838) at its Chiba Works to Gearbulk Shipowning Limited, Bermuda on July 25, 2013.

Petrel Arrow is the third vessel of its series which has a large cargo hold capacity of more than 86,600 cubic meters with eight box-shaped cargo holds.

Specifications

Length overall: 210 meters
Length (between perpendiculars): 202 meters
Breadth (molded): 36 meters
Depth (molded): 20.2 meters
Gross Tonnage: 46,112
Deadweight: 72,924 metric tons
Main Engine: MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 5S60ME-C8(Mark8) 1set
Maximum Continuous Output: 9,450 kW x 89rpm
Speed: 14.5 knots
Complement: 30 persons
Classification: DNV
Flag: Bahamas
Date of Delivery: July 25, 2013

Key features
-The Vessel is one of the largest open hatch general cargo carriers in the world with eight box-shaped cargo holds and four jib cranes for handling cargo.
-The vessel has three pairs of piggyback-type hatch covers to have large hatch openings.
-The vessel has large hatch openings, which has no protruding object, and higher structural reliability with the characteristic structure of the hatch corners.
-In consideration of carrying forest products, bulkheads of cargo hold have no protruding objects and dehumidifier system is provided.
-Fittings for container and packaged lumber loading are fitted on the hatch covers.
-A hydrodynamic energy saving device on the rudder achieves good propulsive performance.
-MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 5S60ME-C8 is a light, compact and high output electronically controlled engine complying with MARPOL NOx restriction for exhaust gas.
-The bow thruster and high-lift rudder enables good maneuverability in port.
-The vessel has a ballast water treatment system for protection of marine environment in advance of forthcoming entry into force of Ballast Water Management Convention.

mes.co.jp
 

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

MN 100: Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc.

13980 Shell Belt Road Bayou La Batre, AL 36509 E-mail: trshort@horizonshipbuilding.com Website: www.horizonshipbuilding.com President and General Manager: Travis R.

MN 100: Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc.

469 NW Bowdoin Place Seattle, WA 98107 Telephone: 206 545 8485 E-mail: sales@kvichak.com Website: www.kvichak.com CEO/President: Keith Whittemore Number of

MN 100: Guido Perla & Associates, Inc.

701 5th Avenue Seattle, WA 98104 Tel: (206) 768-1515  Email: Inga.Scholz@gpai.com Website: www.gpai.com President & CEO: Guido Perla The Company: With offices in the US,

Container Ships

CMA CGM Continues Expansion, Confirms Profits

The Board of Directors of CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping company, met under the chairmanship of Jacques R. Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,

Hamburg Süd Christens Containership in S. Korea

Hamburg Süd yesterday celebrated the christening of its new containership San Christobal with customers and business partners at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea.

Nine Share in US$6-B DoD Contract Modifications

The US Department of Defense informs that nine companies have each been awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity fixed-price option-year two modifications

Vessels

Hamburg Süd Christens Containership in S. Korea

Hamburg Süd yesterday celebrated the christening of its new containership San Christobal with customers and business partners at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea.

Darwin, Australia Scene of KAKADU Exercise Planning

Over 1,200 military personnel from the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions have completed collaborative, tactical warfare planning during the first week of the

British WWl Warship Refurbishment Project

Northern Ireland Office Minister, Dr Andrew Murrison MP, visited the historic HMS Caroline in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter as restoration grants are received, informs the UK Government.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1890 sec (5 req/sec)