MOL orders 2 next-generation 'EeneX' coal carriers
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.has ordered two 'EeneX' next-generation coal carriers from Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., the company said in its release.
The EeneX series was designed in pursuit of the optimal coal carrier for electric power companies in Japan. The two vessels MOL ordered will operate under contracts with Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. and Hokuriku Electric Power Company, supplying coal from overseas to their power plants in Japan.
MOL anticipates ongoing orders for EeneX vessels and expects them to play a leading role in the MOL Group's coal carrier business.
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)