MES Delivers 60,000 DWT Type Bulk Carrier OCEAN MAKMUR - 24th Ship of MES’s Eco-Ship Neo60BC

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Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. OCEAN MAKMUR (MES Hull No. 1923) at its Tamano Works on 27th April, 2017 to OCEAN MAKMUR PTE. LTD., Republic of Singapore. 

This is the 24th ship of MES “neo60BC”, the third Eco-Ship line up of MES “neo series”.

MES Delivers 60,000 DWT Type Bulk Carrier OCEAN MAKMUR - 24th Ship of MES’s Eco-Ship Neo60BC

Principal Particulars

 Length overall  199.99 m
 Breadth (molded  32.25 m
 Depth (molded)  18.50 m
 Gross Tonnage  34,578
 Deadweight  60,445 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  NK
 Flag  Republic of Singapore
 Date of Delivery  27th April, 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 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.
  • 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