MES Delivers 72,800dwt Cargo Vessel

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Thursday, July 25, 2013
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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.

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