MES Delivers Ninth Eco-Ship Bulk Carrier

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 17, 2015

Photo: MES

Photo: MES

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) announced it has completed and delivered a 66,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. Draftvader (MES Hull No.1881) at its Tamano Works on July 17, 2015 to Solaris Marine Ltd., Liberia.

The vessel is the ninth ship of the builder's "neo66BC" series, the wide beam shallow draft vessel of its “neo series” lineup.

Principal Particulars
Length overall     199.99 m
Breadth (molded)     36 m
Depth (molded)     18.45 m
Gross Tonnage     38,219
Deadweight     66,585 metric tons
Main Engine     MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine
7S50ME-B9.3 x1set
Maximum Continuous Output     8,470 kW
Service Speed     abt. 14.5 knots
Complement     24 persons
Classification Society     NK
Date of Delivery     July 17, 2015

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