MOL Orders 2 Next-generation ‘EeneX’ Coal Carriers

MOL Orders 2 Next-generation ‘EeneX’ Coal Carriers 1

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

Main features

Double-hull structure for all cargo holds

Semi-box shaped hold

Eliminated ballast hold (cargo holds only)

 

Reference: mol

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