Japan’s Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) has delivered a 60,000 dwt bulk carrier M.V. VENEZIA (MES Hull No. 1959) to its owner Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Limited, Greece.

The delivery ceremony took place at Tamano Works on October 25, 2017.

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding delivers new 60,000-dwt bulk carrier to Eastern Mediterranean Maritime
Caption: Bulk carrier under construction at MES yard - (Image for illustrative purposes only ) - courtesy of MES

Bulk carrier Venezia is the 26th ship of MES “neo60BC” series and the third Eco-Ship in MES “neo series”.

Principal Particulars:

 Length overall  199.99 m
 Breadth (molded)  32.25 m
 Depth (molded)  18.50 m
 Gross Tonnage  34,094
 Deadweight  60,388 metric tons
 Main Engine  MITSUI-MAN B&W 6S50ME-B9.3 Diesel Engine x1set
 Service Speed  abt. 14.5 knots
 Complement  24 persons
 Classification Society  NK
 Flag  Republic of Malta
 Date of Delivery  25th October, 2017

Special Features:

  • The vessel has four (4) cranes and five (5) cargo holds, and keeps the superior usability of “Mitsui 56”.
  • The vessel achieves over 60,000 deadweight with Panamax beam and keeps our neo56’s compatibility for ports and trade routes.
  • 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 6S50ME-B9.3 Diesel Engine , 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).

Source: MES