2019 February 1 12:56

ONE announces delivery of 14,000 - TEU containership “ONE GRUS”

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd.  (ONE) announced that ONE GRUS, with a carrying capacity of 14,000 TEU,  has been successfully delivered at  Kure Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation. The  sublet owner is Nippon Yusen Kaisha. This is ONE ’s first delivery this year, and the  5th newly built 14,000 TEU magenta containership, after ONE COLUMBA (delivery date on 16 th November 2018). It is equipped with  outstanding safety and environmentally - friendly capabilities such as structural arrest technology and highly efficient welding technology.

ONE GRUS employs a hull form that  improves efficiency in cargo - loading, which is  achieved by minimized engine - room space. It also has excellent structural safety due to its Crack Arrest Technology.  Additionally, the vessel is equipped with world’s first “dual rating system” technology in its main diesel engine, with two selected output for high or low rating.  This  allows  flexibility in operations and improve in fuel efficiency, resulting in significant  reduction of greenhouse gases.

The navigation bridge adopted the Integrated Navigation System (INS), which consolidates  functions of vessel systems to efficiently reduce the workload of operators. Furthermore, for  safety improvement, a wide window is also newly employed for widen visibility which aid the vessel operators from the wing of vessel’s bridge when berthing and unberthing. She will phase in THE Alliance’s Asia to Europe 5 (FE5) service, with its port rotation  Leam  Chabang, Cai Mep, Singapore, Colombo, Rotterdam,  Hamburg,  Antwerp,  Southampton, Jeddah, Colombo, Singapore and Laem Chabang.