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VESSELS and the 18th built as part of the teaming USS Delaware (BB 28), which was de- 2013. The submarine was christened by

VLCC with New SOx agreement with General Dynamics Elec- livered by Newport News in 1910. Jill Biden, the former Second Lady of

Scrubber Delivered tric Boat. More than 10,000 shipbuilders from the United States and the ship’s sponsor,

The very large crude oil carrier (VLCC)

The submarine is the second ship to be Newport News and Electric Boat have during a ceremony in October 2018.

Tanzawa, the ? rst new NYK-owned ves- named for the country’s ? rst state, the participated in Delaware’s construc- The future USS Delaware (SSN 791) sel to include an SOx scrubber, has been ? rst being the dreadnought battleship tion since the work began in September will be commissioned next year.

delivered into the NYK ? eet.

On October 3, a naming and delivery ceremony was held at the Kure shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation, and attended by Akira Kono, NYK man- aging corporate of? cer, and other related parties.

Listen to the sea

Vessel Particulars

Length o.a.: 339.5 m

Breadth: 60 m

Depth: 28.5 m

Gross tonnage: 160,597 tons

Deadweight tonnage: 311,374 tons

Flag: Panama

The new vessel is equipped with a scrubber that is compliant with the Inter- national Maritime Organization’s (IMO) more stringent SOx emission regulation, which is scheduled to become effective in January 2020. The ship will be about 23% more energy ef? cient (reducing

CO2 emissions per unit of transport), exceeding the IMO EEDI phase 2 re- quirements that will become effective in 2020. In addition, a highly corrosion re- sistance steel has been used in the cargo tank, making anti-rust paint unnecessary.

Posidonia

Virginia-Class Submarine

Delivered to U.S. Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ 1-5June 2020 (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuild- ing division on Friday delivered the

Metropolitan Expo, Athens Greece newest fast-attack submarine to the U.S.

Navy. Delaware (SSN 791), which suc- cessfully completed sea trials earlier this month, is the ninth Virginia-class sub- marine to be delivered by Newport News

The International Shipping Exhibition

Organisers: Posidonia Exhibitions SA, e-mail: posidonia@posidonia-events.com www.posidonia-events.com

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