September 28, 2022

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Two more 7,000 CEU dual-fuel PCTCs come into effect in Jinling Weihai

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Weihai Jinling & EPS signed a contract for the construction of two 7,000 CEU dual-fule PCTCs

On March 8, China Merchants Industry Weihai Jinling and Singapore-based shipowner Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) signed a contract for the construction of two 7,000-space dual-fuel vehicle carriers. It is understood that this is an alternative order after the two sides signed four ships of the same type in August last year. In addition to this order, Weihai Jinling has 6 orders of this type of ship in hand. The six new ships are scheduled to be delivered between 2024 and 2025.

This series of dual-fuel vehicle carriers has a length of 199.9 meters, a beam of 38 meters, a design draft of 8.6 meters, a gross tonnage of 72,000 tons, a design speed of 19.5 knots, a total of 12 cargo decks, and a high-pressure dual-fuel main engine equipped with two 2,000 cubic meters. The LNG storage tank meets the requirements of the IMO TIER III emission standard; at the same time, it adopts dual-fuel hybrid power and a number of environmental protection technologies, which will reduce about 99% of sulfur oxides, 80% of nitrogen oxides, and 90% of nitrogen oxides during operation. of particulate matter and 30% of carbon dioxide emissions, it is a new generation of environmentally friendly ships.

The successful signing of two 7,000-vehicle dual-fuel vehicle carriers has opened a good start for Weihai Jinling to receive orders this year. Two of the series of ships will start construction this year. Weihai Jinling will ensure that each project is delivered to the shipowner on schedule with its excellent technical capabilities, high-quality on-site service, strict quality control, and efficient construction speed.

It is understood that EPS began to invest in ordering dual-fuel vehicle carriers last year. It initially ordered 4+2 vessels in Nanjing Jinling of China Merchants Industry in June, and then ordered 4+2 vessels in Weihai Jinling in August. Another one was added in Jinling, Nanjing. With the latest two ships, EPS has ordered as many as 11 dual-fuel vehicle carriers with 7,000 parking spaces in China Merchants Industry for more than half a year.

It is reported that the cost of these new ships of EPS is about 87 million US dollars each, which means that the total value of all 11 ships is as high as 957 million US dollars (about 6.085 billion yuan).

Source: eworldship

威海金陵两艘7000车位双燃料汽车运输船备选订单生效

3月8日,招商工业威海金陵与新加坡船东Eastern Pacific Shipping(EPS)签署两艘7000车位双燃料汽车运输船建造合同。

据了解,这是双方去年8月签署4艘同类型船后的备选订单。加上此次订单,威海金陵在手该型船订单已达6艘。这6艘新船计划在2024年至2025年间陆续交付。

该系列双燃料汽车运输船船长199.9米,船宽38米,设计吃水8.6米,总吨位72000吨,设计航速19.5节,共设有12层货物甲板,采用高压双燃料主机,配备两个2000立方米LNG储气罐,满足国际海事组织TIER III排放标准要求;同时采用双燃料混合动力和多项环保技术,运行过程中将减少大约99%的硫氧化物、80%的氮氧化物、90%的颗粒物和30%的二氧化碳排放,是新一代环保型船舶。

两艘7000车双燃料汽车运输船成功签约为威海金陵今年经营接单开启了良好开端,该系列船中的两艘将于今年开工建造。威海金陵将以过硬的技术能力、优质的现场服务、严格的质量控制、高效的建造速度,确保各个项目按期交付船东。

据了解,EPS从去年开始斥资订造双燃料汽车运输船,最初于6月招商工业南京金陵订造了4+2艘,随后又于8月在威海金陵订造了4+2艘,9月又在南京金陵追加1艘。加上最新的2艘,半年多来EPS已经在招商工业订造了多达11艘7000车位双燃料汽车运输船。

有消息称,EPS的这批新船造价约为每艘8700万美元,这意味着全部11艘船总价值高达9.57亿美元(约合人民币60.85亿元)。

来源:国际船舶网