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Oldendorff Updates with ECO Ships ldendorf Carriers started 2019 13m draft, and feature 4 x 30 tons SWL 12 cbm grabs. This ship is powered by a Having sold most of the older vessels, with clear intention to update Mitsubishi cranes. Each ship is powered 6,100 kW Wärtisilä 5RT-fex 50-D main the Oldendorf Carriers owned and char-

Oits feet, including the delivery by a 10,000 kW MAN-B&W 6S50ME- engine and is ftted with a Mewis energy tered feet of 111 vessels now has an av- of fve – including four on the same day B9.2 main engine, and feature fuel sav- saving duct from Becker. erage age of just 4.78 years. With the re- – new new eco-ships, all designed to re- ing devices such as a semi-duct system M/V Kai Oldendorf was delivered maining order book of 38 Newbuildings duce fuel consumption and subsequently with contra-fns and rudder bulb system from the Hantong shipyard in Hantong, including, 21 owned, 13 time chartered their carbon footprint. with fns. PRC. This 81,242-dwt Kamsarmax mea- and four bareboat chartered, Oldendorf

M/V Jan Oldendorf, M/V John Old- M/V Christiane Oldendorf was deliv- sures 229 x 32.26m with a 14.51m draft. Carriers will maintain a young and fuel endorf and M/V Julius Oldendorf were ered from the Samjin Shipyard in Wei- It is powered by a Hyundai-MAN B&W efcient feet of bulk carriers going for- delivered from Nantong Cosco KHI hai, PRC. This is a 35,762-dwt Handy- 6S60ME-C8.5 main engine and Yanmar ward. Most of the additional roughly 600

Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. in Nantong, size vessel measuring 180 x 20m with a auxiliaries. Next year it will be retroft- operated vessels are also young and fuel-

PRC. The three 61,400-dwt Ultramax 10.21m draft, featuring 4 x 35 tons SWL ted with an Exhaust Gas Cleaning Sys- efcient and closely mirror our owned vessels measure 199.9 x 32.24 m with a Mitsubishi Masada-license cranes with tem (Scrubber). feet.

Next-gen LNG Carrier Christened itsubishi Shipbuilding Co. order for the new vessel from the owner christened what it calls a through MI LNG Company, Limited, a next-generation LNG (lique- joint venture for the design and sale of

M fed natural gas) carrier under construc- LNG carriers established by MHI and tion for Trans Pacifc Shipping 5 Ltd., a Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. Con- joint venture of JERA Co., Inc. (JERA) struction was managed by Mitsubishi and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL). Heavy Industries Marine Structure Co.,

Nohshu Maru is the fourth vessel of the Ltd., an MHI Group company based in

Sayaringo STaGE type, featuring im- Nagasaki. The vessel’s name is derived provements in both LNG carrying ca- from the old provincial name for the pacity and fuel performance due to the southern region of Gifu Prefecture, one adoption of a more efcient hull struc- of the areas served by Chubu Electric ture and an innovative hybrid propul- Power.

sion system. Completion and delivery The Sayaringo STaGE is a successor is scheduled for February 2019, after to the Sayaendo, a vessel acclaimed for which the Nohshu Maru will be put into its reliability and innovatively refned service, transporting LNG for the Free- MOSS-type spherical tanks. The use of port LNG Project in Texas, among other apple-shaped tanks allows for greater ventures. LNG carrying capacity without increas-

The Nohshu Maru measures 297.5 x es to the ship’s width, while the hybrid 48.94m, with a depth of 27m and a draft propulsion system further improves fuel

Photo: MHI Photo: Oldendorff Carriers of 11.1m. Deadweight tonnage is ap- efciency over the previous model.

proximately 80,300 tons, with total tank STaGE, an acronym derived from steam turbine and gas-fred engines. Ef- a substantial improvement in plant ef-

Steam Turbine and Gas Engines, is a fective utilization of waste heat from the ciency, allowing for high-efciency nav- holding capacity of 180,000 cu. m.

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding received the hybrid propulsion system combining a engines for the steam turbine provides igation in both low and high-speed areas.

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