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Green Ship Technologies

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In the Shipyard

Latest Deliveries, Contracts and Designs

Dual-Fuel Methanol Tanker built in China

Photo: GSI uangzhou Shipyard Interna- AB and Switzerland headquartered Pro- tershed moment’ in the development of tional (GSI) began sea trials of man in 2019, the other two ships pres- methanol as an alternative fuel for MR

Gthe Stena Pro Patria, the ? rst ently under construction being Stena Pro tankers. He said each tanker will sig- methanol powered dual-fuel tanker con- Marine and Stena Prosperous which are ni? cantly slash NOx emissions by us- structed in China. GSI signed the deal to due to complete this year. ing around 12,500 tons of methanol as build three 49,990 dual-fuel DWT tank- GSI vice president William Zhou marine fuel a year powered by an MAN ers with Proman Stena Bulk, a joint ven- hailed the start of sea trials and testing dual-fuel 6G50ME C9.6 engine, with- ture between Sweden based Stena Bulk of the propulsion equipment as ‘a wa- out catalyst conversion.

Eco-Friendly Post Panamax Bulk Carrier M.V. Cemtex Excellence -Ming Marine Transport Corp. contracted with Japan’s Sumi-

U tomo Marine Co. Ltd. to com- mission Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. to build a 99,990 DWT Post Panamax

Bulk Carrier M.V. Cemtex Excellence, a ship that was christened earlier this year. M.V. Cemtex Excellence has a length of 235m, width of 40m and deadweight of 99,990 metric tons and she is the ? rst of the 99,990 DWT Post

Panamax series built for U-Ming by

Oshima Shipbuilding.

Photo: U-Ming/Sumitomo

The high quality eco-ef? cient features and an enhanced digital operation sys- tem greatly improves the operating ef- consumption per unit cargo and lowers speed of navigation is optimized. The ? ciency and safety of the vessel. The operating costs. In view of the industry narrow streamline design of the bridge increasing size of ships reduces fuel trend towards low-speed operations, also helps to reduce wind resistance. 55

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