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RMC Rigel

Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. delivered RMC RIGEL, a 250,769 DWT ore carrier, to MOL Cape (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. at its Imari Shipyard & Works on June 21, 2013. This is the eleventh vessel of 250,000 DWT type ore carrier cargo ships called WOZMAX and the principal dimensions of this type vessel satisfy the restrictions of Port Hedland, Port Walcott, and Dampier, which are the three major ports in Western Australia. The mooring equipment is suitably arranged for calling at Port Walcott, Western Australia...

date: 22.11.2013 - read article

 
     
     
 

Forte de Sao Jose

Sanoyas Shipbuilding Corporation delivered the 78,384DWT Panamax bulk carrier, Forte de Sao Jose, to its owner, Empresa De Navegacao Elcano, S.A., on July 2, 2013. The carrier built at the Mizushima Shipyard is the 10th vessel of the 78,000DWT type Panamax bulk carriers developed by Sanoyas. The carrier has larger deadweight and cargo hold capacity than the conventional bulker. This is achieved by elongating the length between perpendiculars without changing the overall length and beam...

date: 21.11.2013 - read article

 
     
     
 

Shoyon

Shoyon is the first eco-designed coal carrier built by the Kure Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU). Shoyon is designed mainly for carrying thermal coal to coal-fired power stations in Japan. Particulars and specifications of the vessel are optimized for Japan's port conditions. The vessel can achieve high fuel-efficiency as well as safer and easier operation with the following technologies. The contra-rotating propeller (CRP) system for high propulsion performance which consists of two contrarotating propellers positioned in tandem...

date: 20.11.2013 - read article

 
     
     
 

Houston Bridge

IHI Marine United Inc. has delivered the 8,600TEU container vessel, HOUSTON BRIDGE (HN: 3288), to Erudite Ship Holding Limited at its Kure Shipyard. The HOUSTON BRIDGE is one of the largest classes of container vessels, and IHIMU applied its advanced shipbuilding technology and experience to the vessel. The vessel is equipped with an electronically controlled main engine for the sake of economical operation in the container trade. To achieve further optimum operation, the latest systems such as the turbo charger cut-off system...

date: 24.06.2013 - read article

 
     
     
 

Jupiter Spirit car carrier

Naikai Zosen Corporation completed construction of the Jupiter Spirit, a 45,961GT pure car and truck carriers (PCTC), for Nissan Motor Car Carrier Co., Ltd. at the Setoda Works on June 30, 2011. The vessel has a car carrying capacity of 5,000 passenger cars. The carrier is designed to accommodate various vehicles such as passenger cars, trucks, buses, and heavy-duty vehicles. To achieve such mixed loading, 13 car decks are provided in total, and two of these decks are the liftable type to permit accommodating larger vehicles...

date: 28.05.2012 - read article

 
     
     
 

Double Prestige bulk carrier

Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. completed construction of Double Prestige (HN: S-1555), a 95,709DWT bulk carrier, and delivered the vessel at the Marugame Headquarters on Jul. 26, 2011. The bulk carrier ships of the Imabari yard are revealing the development of the maritime transport and shipbuilding. The Vessel is a single screw diesel engine driven ocean-going bulk carrier suitable for carrying coal, ore, and grain cargoes. The vessel is provided with the side rolling type hatch covers, which are operated by electric motor and a chain drive system...

date: 02.05.2012 - read article

 
     
     
 

Mar Camino acid carrier

Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. completed construction of MAR CAMINO (HN:S-694), a 53,862DWT special combination carrier for copper ore and sulphuric acid and delivered the vessel to Osorno Shipholdings S.A. at the Imabari shipyard on Sep. 13, 2010. The MAR CAMINO is the diesel engine driven single screw type designed specially to carry bulk ore and chemical liquid. The vessel is the replacement for the predecessor and is now plying between Japan and Chile. Sulphuric acid is transported to Chile...

date: 06.07.2011 - read article

 
     
     
 

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed the 110,000DWT bulk carrier, NORD HERCULES (HN: 1817), at its Chiba Works for delivery to Clio Marine Inc., Liberia, on Jan. 21, 2011. This is the first ship of the MES overPanamax type bulk carrier series. This series is newly designed aiming for better efficiency in the marine transport of iron ore, coal and grain in view of the future expansion of the Panama Canal. New regulations are incorporated for better environmental performance...

date: 02.06.2011 - read article

 
     
     
 

Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. delivered BAO FU, a 250,877DWT ore carrier, to Wealth Line Inc. at its Imari Shipyard & Works on Oct. 26, 2010. This is the first vessel of the 250,000DWT type of ore carrier and the principal dimensions of the vessel satisfy the restrictions of Port Hedland, Port Walcott, and Dampier, which are the three major ports in Western Australia, so this type is called WOZMAX (Western Australia [Aussie: OZ] Max). Namura has established the improved design by drastic review and modification...

date: 23.03.2011 - read article

 
     
     
 

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) has delivered the Star Japan (HN: 1532), a general cargo/ container carrier, one of the newest ships for the company Grieg Shipping A/S of Norway at its Tamano works. The Star Japan is the second vessel of the series built for the Grieg group after the first vessel, Star Juventus (HN: 1531) built for Grieg International II A/S in May 2004. These vessels are the so-called open hatch type bulk carrier with boxshaped cargo holds with hatch openings of the same size...

date: 28.04.2009 - read article

 
     
     
 

Tango

Universal Shipbuilding Corporation delivered the Suezmax Tanker, TANGO, to PINE MARITIME CORPORATION at the Tsu shipyard on May 30, 2008. The vessel is designed to transport crude oil. The vessel is proud of her large deadweight at shallow draft corresponding to cargo oil tank capacity and good flexibility for port restrictions. The vessel is also designed to achieve safe, economical and environment- friendly transportation of crude oil. The sophisticated hull form and Surf-Bulb...

date: 06.04.2009 - read article