MES Hands Over First Ship of Its ‘Neo Series’
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) delivered a 66,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V.”CLIPPER EXCALIBUR” (MES Hull No. 1858) at its Tamano Works on 6th November, 2013 to Clio Marine Inc., Liberia.
This unprecedented “wide beam shallow draft vessel” called “neo66BC” will be the pioneer of the eco-ship as the first ship of MES line up “neo series”.
The vessel has five cargo holds and four cranes for handling cargo, and keeps the superior usability of “Mitsui 56″. The ship is designed to have enough deadweight more than 66,000 metric tons and capacity more than 82,800 cubic meters for loading various cargos like coal, ore, grain, as well as lengthy/heavy cargo such as steel pipe and hot coil.
Main Engine, MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 7S50ME-B9.3, complying with MARPOL NOx restriction (Tier-II) for exhaust gas emissions, gives superior fuel oil consumption over wide range of output.
The vessel is designed in accordance with IACS Common Structural Rules.
MES, November 7, 2013