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MOL takes delivery of state-of-art coal carrier

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced the delivery of the coal carrier OI MARU, which will serve JERA Trading Pte. Ltd, at the Imari Shipyard and Works of Namura Shipbuilding Co. on June 14, 2018.


The vessel, which was jointly developed by Namura Shipbuilding and MOL, is a state-of-the-art coal carrier with a wide-beam/shallow-draught configuration and wide range of advanced safety and energy-saving features. The vessel is so-called "Hekinan MAX" which has characteristic 250 metres length to maximise transport volume to the discharging port, Chubu Electric Power’s Hekinan Thermal Power Plant in Aichi, Japan.


MOL has operated the same type of vessels, SHIN YAHAGI MARU and NAGARA MARU, since 2015 and 2017, respectively, and will play a central role in supplying coal to Chubu Electric Power’s Hekinan Thermal Power Plant with three "Hekinan MAX" coal carriers.


MOL continually strives to be a world leader in the safe and reliable transportation of natural resources and energy, stressed a release.


[Profile of OI MARU]


: 249.97m


: 43.00m


: 18.70m

Maximum Deadweight Tonnage

: 91,211MT


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