Mitsui 56s keep rolling off the production line

The ‘Diamond Jubilee’ undergoing sea trials The ‘Diamond Jubilee’ undergoing sea trials

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) recently completed and delivered the latest example of its Mitsui 56 series bulk carrier ‘Diamond Jubilee’ (MES hull no 1780) at its Tamano Works to Helios Navigation of Panama.

This vessel is a Handymax type bulk carrier of 56,172dwt with a cargo hold capacity over 70,000 m3, and marks the 135th ship of the Mitsui 56 series. To date, about 170 units of this series have been either delivered or are on order from MES.

Powered by a Mitsui built MAN B&W 6S50MCC low-speed diesel engine with an output of 9,070kW at 125rpm, the bulker has a service speed of 14.5 knots.

The 190m long, 32.26m wide newbuilding has five cargo holds with a total capacity of over 70,000 m3 and is fitted with four cargo handling cranes. In order to load various kinds of cargo, the vessel is built with exceptionally large hatch openings and strengthened cargo tank tops to handle heavy cargoes such as steel coils and long pipes.

The vessel is designed in accordance with IACS Common Structural Rules URS25 giving improved structural safety and operational flexibility.

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