MES Delivers Bulk Carrier to Lepta Shipping

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

March 16, 2015

Image: MES

Image: MES

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. Alam Makmur (MES Hull No. 1866) at its Chiba Works on March 16, 2015 to Lepta Shipping Co., Ltd., Liberia.
 
This is the eighth ship of MES’ neo56BC, the new generation eco-ship. According to the builder, this keeps the usability and reliability of Mitsui 56 which has seen more than 160 units delivered by MES.
 
The vessel has four cranes and five cargo holds and is designed for loading various cargos like coal, ore, grain, as well as lengthy/heavy cargo such as steel pipe and hot coil.
 
The electronic controlled engine and optimized shape make the superior propulsive efficiency and fuel oil consumption. Main Engine, MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 6S50ME-B9.3, complying with MARPOL NOx restriction (Tier-II) for exhaust gas emissions, gives superior fuel oil consumption over wide range of output. Considering strengthened restriction for SOx, the ship has low sulfur fuel oil tanks, which are designed for operation in Emission Control Areas (ECA).
 
Length overall: 189.99 m
Breadth (molded): 32.25 m
Depth (molded): 18.1 m
Gross Tonnage: 31,884
Deadweight: 55,865 metric tons
Main Engine: MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 6S50ME-B9.3 x1set
Maximum Continuous Output: 7,390kW
Service Speed: abt. 14.4 knots
Complement: 24 persons
Classification Society: NK
Flag: Singapore
 
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