MES to Build Dry Bulk Carrier for Malaysian Owner
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) has secured an order to build one 56,000 dwt dry bulk carrier with the price tag of $26 mln for Malaysian Bulk Carriers (MBC). The vessel will be delivered in the first half of 2015.
This vessel is a handy-max type bulk carrier with a huge cargo hold capacity over 70,000 m3. This 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier series of MES is widely called “Mitsui’s 56” and is highly appreciated in the market. More than 170 units of this series have been ordered from MES.
Length overall 189.99 m
Length (between perpendiculars) 182.00 m
Breadth (molded) 32.25 m
Depth (molded) 18.10 m
Gross Tonnage 31,756
Deadweight 56,108 metric tons
Main Engine MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 6S50MC-C x1set
World Maritime News Staff, February 20, 2013