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MES Delivers "Eco Friendly" Bulk Carrier

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

November 19, 2014

(Source: MHI)

(Source: MHI)

M.V. Hanjin Chiba -- 7th Ship of the New Generation Eco-Ship “Mitsui neo56” -- 56,000 DWT Type Bulk Carrier Delivered

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. “HANJIN CHIBA” (MES Hull No. 1829) at its Chiba Works on 19th November, 2014 to VENUS OCEAN NAVIGATION S.A., Panama.

This is the 7th ship of our “neo56BC”, the new generation eco-ship. This keeps the superior usability and reliability of “Mitsui 56” which is highly appreciated in the market and more than 160 units have been delivered by MES.
The electronic controlled engine and optimized shape make the superior propulsive efficiency and fuel oil consumption.

Special Features
- The vessel has four (4) cranes and five (5) cargo holds, and keeps the superior usability of “Mitsui 56”.
- The length is less than 190m and keeps the superior usability in consideration of domestic and foreign ports.
- The vessel is designed for loading various cargos like coal, ore, grain, as well as lengthy/heavy cargo such as steel pipe and hot coil.
- The new form of the bow and stern makes it possible to keep good performance in rough sea conditions as well as calm sea conditions and shows better maneuverability.
- The size of hatch opening is the largest for this type of vessel in terms of both length and width.
- 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 ECA (Emission Control Areas).

Length overall     189.99 m
Breadth (molded)     32.25 m
Depth (molded)     18.10 m
Gross Tonnage     31,764
Deadweight     55,899 metric tons
Main Engine     MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine
6S50MC-B9.3 x1set
Maximum Continuous Output     7,390kW
Service Speed     abt.14.4 knots
Complement     24 persons
Classification Society     KR
Flag     Panama
Date of Delivery     November 19th, 2014

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