M/V "New Expedition" Delivered

Friday, February 01, 2013

New Design-11th Cape-size Bulk Carrier of Dunkerque-max Type.
 

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES with President Mr. Yasuhiko Katoh) completed and delivered 174,600 dwt type bulk carrier, MV "New Expedtion" (MES HULL No. 1825) at its Chiba Works on February 1st, 2013 to Salute Maritime S.A., Panama.


This ship is the 11th ship of the designed Cape-size Bulk Carrier of Dunkerque-max Type(*). It enables effective cargo handling, easy maintenance of cargo holds and structural safety by adopting a double-side skin to cargo holds construction.


(*) Cape-size Bulk Carrier of Dunkerque-max type: A common name for the Cape-size Bulk Carrier accommodated to the restriction of the port of Dunkerque, France.


Principal Particulars
 

Length overall     292.00 m
Length (between perpendiculars)     282.00 m
Breadth (molded)     44.98 m
Depth (molded)     24.70 m
Gross Tonnage     92,382
Deadweight     176,387 metric tons
Main Engine     MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 6S70MC-C x1set
Maximum Continuous Output     18,660 kW x 91rpm
Service Speed     15.5 knots
Complement     27 persons
Classification Society     NK
Flag     Panama
Date of Delivery     February 1st, 2013


Special Features

  •     In spite of cargo holds bounded by a double-side skin according to SOLAS, the cargo capacity of the ship is equivalent to that of conventional Cape-size bulk carriers with holds bounded by a single-side skin.
  •     The vessel is designed in accordance with IACS Common Structural Rules. As a result, structural safety and operational flexibility are improved.
  •     Suitable arrangement of means of access required by SOLAS enables safe and effective inspection in cargo holds and ballast tanks.
  •     Improvement of safety has been achieved by installation of a forecastle and by application of new requirements concerning reserve buoyancy to the ship.
  •     Main Engine of the ship is MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 6S70MC-C, which satisfies IMO Environment Standards for Exhaust Gas and achieves improvement of fuel saving by optimum matching at normal service output. An electronic controlled cylinder oiling system is applied to the main engine achieving operational cost saving.
  •     Ballasting and de-ballasting work can be efficiently made by separation of topside tank and bottom side tank.
  •     Ballast Water Treatment System is installed on board for protection of marine environment.
  •     IMO PSPC(Performance Standard for Protective Coatings) is applied for water ballast tanks to improve the quality and effectiveness of the coatings.

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