One of the biggest chemical tankers ever built by Mingde Heavy Industry, the ‘JO LOTUS’ was delivered on January 6th 2014.
The vessel, belonging to Jo Tankers AS, is a 30,000 DWT Stainless Steel Chemical Tanker with IMOI/II/III notation.
The length of this vessel is 183 m, covering a 28.4 m width, 15.2 m depth and 10 m in draft. The tanker is powered by a single propeller, low speed diesel engine for unrestricted navigation.
The cargo area is divided into 28 cargo tanks. All cargo tanks are made of stainless steel. Each cargo tank is a self-contained unit, totally separated from each other. Each cargo tank is served by an independent deep-well pump and a cargo transfer system, enabling the vessel to contain 28 different kinds of cargo, while loading or unloading 6 tanks simultaneously.
Mingde Heavy Industry, January 14, 2014