MES Delivers Bulk Carrier to Genoa Shipping

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) has delivered MV Desert Harrier, a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier, to the Marshall Islands-based shipping company Genoa Shipping and Investment Limited.

Delivered at MES’ Chiba Works on February 1, 2017, the newbuilding represents the 21st vessel of the shipbuilder’s “neo60BC” eco-ship design.

The 34,507 gross ton MV Desert Harrier features a length of 199.9 meters and a width of 32.25 meters.

Having 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 classification society ABS, the ship has low sulfur fuel oil tanks designed for operation in ECAs (Emission Control Areas).

MES has 23 ships on order, of which ten 60,000 dwt bulkers. The ten bulk carrier newbuildings are slated for delivery in 2017 and 2018, according to data provided by VesselsValue.

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