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M.V. "SBI ZEUS", 60,000 DWT Type Bulk Carrier Delivered

M.V. "SBI ZEUS", 60,000 DWT Type Bulk Carrier Delivered -12th Ship of MES’s Eco-Ship "neo60BC"-

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. "SBI ZEUS" (MES Hull No. 1906) at its Chiba Works on 27th April, 2016 to SBI Zeus Shipping Company Limited, Marshall Islands.

This is the 12th ship of our “neo60BC”, the third Eco-Ship line up of our “neo series”.

Principal Particulars
Length overall     199.99 m
Breadth (molded)     32.25 m
Depth (molded)     18.50 m
Gross Tonnage     34,507
Deadweight     60,414 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     27th April, 2016

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).
    The vessel is designed in accordance with IACS Common Structural Rules.

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