M.V. "JAL KALPATARU", 66,000 DWT Type Bulk Carrier Delivered

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 7/21/2021, Location: Asia

MITSUI E&S SHIPBUILDING CO., LTD. (MES-S) completed and delivered a 66,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. "JAL KALPATARU (Hull No.1967) at its Tamano Shipyard on 21st July, 2021.

This is the 23rd ship of our "neo66BC", the "wide beam shallow draft vessel" of our line-up "neo series" and the last merchant vessel built under our name.

The core business of MES-S shifts to the engineering service which contributes to the growth of maritime industry.

Special Features
1. The vessel has four (4) cranes and five (5) cargo holds, and keeps the superior usability of our 56BC.
2. The vessel is designed to have enough deadweight more than 66,000 metric tons and capacity more than 82,600 cubic meters for loading various cargos like coal, ore, grain, as well as lengthy/heavy cargo such as steel pipe and hot coil.
3. Fuel oil consumption is less than that of a conventional Supramax bulk carrier despite its enlargement.
4. As a result of research work of interviews with ship owners and operators, investigations on ports all over the world and present trade patterns, wide beam (over-P'max) and shallow draft make it possible to have wide flexibility for operations and high transport efficiency.
5. The new hull form makes it possible to keep good performance in rough sea conditions as well as calm sea conditions and shows better maneuverability.
6. The size of hatch opening is the largest for this type of vessel in terms of both length and width. 7. The Harmonised Common Structural Rules (H-CSR) is applied.
8. Considering strengthened restriction for SOx emission, the vessel has multiple fuel oil tanks for switching of fuel oil.


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