Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that two ‘EeneX’ next-generation coal carriers have been ordered from Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
The EeneX series was created as a proper coal carrier for electric power companies in Japan. These two vessels that have been ordered by MOL will operate under contracts with Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. (J-POWER) and Hokuriku Electric Power Company that will be responsible for supplying coal from other countries to their power plants in Japan.
MOL is expecting that the present orders for EeneX vessels will play a great role in the coal carrier business of MOL Group.
The design of EeneX carrier shows the commitment of MOL to offer safe, reliable, and stress-free transport of resources and energy.
Outline of EeneX
LOA: About 235m
Breadth: About 38m
Depth: About 20.05m
Deadweight tons: About 89,900MT
Double-hull structure for all cargo holds
Semi-box shaped hold
Eliminated ballast hold (cargo holds only)