Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (with president Mr. Tetsuro Koga) has developed "neo 87BC", an 87,000 DWT Post-Panamax bulk carrier of next generation eco-ship, and has received an order of 3 units.

Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding to build 3 units of "neo 87BC", newly developed eco-friendly low fuel consumption Post Panamax bulk carrier
Image for illustrative purposes only - Image courtesy of MES

Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding has developed "neo series" vessels which is a line-up of next generation eco-friendly ships until today. "neo 87BC" is the first "neo series" vessel which complies with IACS Harmonized Common Structural Rules (H-CSR). The main engine is the latest electronic control type which complies with the regulation on nitrogen oxide (NOx) contained in ship's exhaust gas (IMO NOx Tier III Regulation).

In addition to the use of low sulphur fuel oil in order to comply with the regulation on sulphur oxide (SOx) contained in ship's exhaust gas, SOx scrubber can be selected as an optional solution.

Newly ordered 3 units will be delivered from the second half of 2020.

Source: Mitsui E&S