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.
Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Cecon Secures Finances to Complete Newbuild

Cecon ASA has petitioned for a debt restructuring agreement (in Norwegian: gjeldsforhandling). Certain funds managed by York Capital Management Global Advisors,

NMEA Updates Installation Standards

2014 edition of NMEA 0400, Version 4.00 features extensive updates and new information   The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has published Edition 2014, Version 4.

HII Board of Directors Elects Two VPs

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) board of directors has elected Kellye Walker to serve as corporate vice president and general counsel and Charles R. “Chuck” Monroe Jr.

News

WSC CEO Koch to Retire in 2015

Chris Koch, current president and CEO of the World Shipping Council (WSC), will retire from his position on July 31, 2015, and WSC Senior Vice-President and General Counsel,

NMEA Updates Installation Standards

2014 edition of NMEA 0400, Version 4.00 features extensive updates and new information   The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has published Edition 2014, Version 4.

Port of Galveston to Repair Public Pier

Galveston Wharves’ board of trustees today unanimously approved a project to repair pilings and pier deck in the Pier 19 area of the port. The board awarded the contract,

Vessels

Cecon Secures Finances to Complete Newbuild

Cecon ASA has petitioned for a debt restructuring agreement (in Norwegian: gjeldsforhandling). Certain funds managed by York Capital Management Global Advisors,

Waterjet-propelled Crewboat Delivered to Petrobras

BS Camburi, a 36-meter Monohull Crewboat built in Brazil by Arpoador Engenharia to the Petrobras type P2 specification has been launched and delivered.   Designed by Incat Crowther,

K Line to Expand Use of Eco-efficiency Software

Three further K Line vessels to install ClassNK-NAPA GREEN eco-efficiency software after reporting fuel savings during trials on an 8,600 TEU container vessel   NAPA

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
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: 0.2322 sec (4 req/sec)