MES Hands Over Bulker to Sea Trade Holdings

Image Courtesy: Sea Trade Holdings

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) has delivered a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier MV STH Chiba to the Marshall Islands-based shipping company Sea Trade Holdings.

This is the 19th ship of the shipbuilder’s ”neo60BC” eco-ship design, capable of accommodating up to 24 persons and sailing at the speed of up to 14.5 knots.

The 34,551 gross ton STH Chiba features a length of 199.99 meters and a width of 32.25 meters.

With four cranes and five cargo holds, the bulker is designed for loading various cargoes like coal, ore, grain, as well as lengthy/heavy cargo such as steel pipe and hot coil.

Classed by Japanese classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK), the ship has low sulfur fuel oil tanks designed for operation in ECAs (Emission Control Areas).

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