Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier M/V SBI POSEIDON (MES Hull No. 1911) at its Chiba Works on 13th September, 2016 to SBI Poseidon Shipping Company Limited, Marshall Islands, the company said in its press release.

This is the 14th ship of MES “neo60BC”, the third Eco-Ship line up of “neo series”.

MES delivers 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier to SBI Poseidon Shipping

Bulk carrier SBI POSEIDON - Image courtesy:

Principal Particulars
Length overall                 199.99 m
Breadth (molded)             32.25 m
Depth (molded)               18.50 m
Gross Tonnage                 34,507
Deadweight                     60,432 metric tons
Main Engine                    MITSUI-MAN B&W Diesel Engine 6S50ME-B9.3 x1set
Service Speed                 abt. 14.5 knots
Complement                   24 persons
Classification Society       ABS
Flag                                Liberia
Date of Delivery              13th September, 2016

Special Features:

1.The vessel has four (4) cranes and five (5) cargo holds, and keeps the superior usability of “Mitsui 56”.
2.The vessel achieves over 60,000 deadweight with panamax beam and keeps our neo56’s compatibility for ports and trade routes.
3.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.
4. 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.
5. The size of hatch opening is the largest for this type of vessel in terms of both length and width.
6. 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.
7. Considering strengthened restriction for SOx, the ship has low sulfur fuel oil tanks, which are designed for operation in ECA (Emission Control Areas).
8. The vessel is designed in accordance with IACS Common Structural Rules.

Source: MES