Construction of ESL Shipping’s LNG-fuelled bulk carriers switched to Jinling Shipyard

Construction of ESL Shipping’s LNG-fuelled bulk carriers switched to Jinling Shipyard

B.Delta26LNG bulk carriers for ESL Shipping

The construction of the Deltamarin-designed bulk carriers for the Finnish ship owner ESL Shipping has been assigned to the Sinotrans & CSC main yard, Jinling Shipyard in Nanjing, China. The two extremely energy-efficient B.Delta26LNG vessels will be the first LNG-fuelled large bulk carriers in the world, representing the latest in technology and innovation.

As a result of LNG fuel, energy efficiency and highly optimised hull form developed by Deltamarin these bulk carriers will be among the most environmentally-friendly ships to sail in pollution-sensitive areas such as the Baltic. The ships’ emissions will be below all current environmental requirements, and CO2 emissions per cargo tonne transported will be reduced by over 50% in comparison to the present vessel generation. The EEDI (Energy Efficiency Design Index) value will clearly satisfy the IMO reference line requirements, even in Phase 3 due to come into force in 2025.

The ships will start operating in the Baltic Sea during the first half of 2018.

See further details in our earlier news release.

For more information please contact

Kristian Knaapi
Sales
Tel. +358 2 4336 453
Mobile +358 40 7006 905
kristian.knaapi@deltamarin.com

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