Coal carrier "OI MARU"





MOL's Newbuilding Coal Carrier OI MARU to Serve JERA Trading

Tokyo - June 14, 2018

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced the delivery of the coal carrier OI MARU, which will serve JERA Trading Pte. Ltd. (Managing Director: Ronan Lory; headquarters: Singapore), was delivered at Imari Shipyard and Works of Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (President: Kensuke Namura; headquarters: Osaka, Japan) on June 14, 2018.

The vessel, which was jointly developed by Namura Shipbuilding and MOL, is a state-of-the-art coal carrier with a wide-beam/shallow-draft configuration and wide range of advanced safety and energy-saving features. The vessel is so-called "Hekinan MAX" which has characteristic 250 meters length to maximize transport volume to the discharging port, Chubu Electric Power's Hekinan Thermal Power Plant in Aichi, Japan.

MOL has operated the same type of vessels, SHIN YAHAGI MARU and NAGARA MARU, since 2015 and 2017 respectively and will play a central role in supplying coal to Chubu Electric Power's Hekinan Thermal Power Plant with operating three "Hekinan MAX" coal carriers.

MOL continually strives to be a worldwide leader in the safe, reliable transportation of natural resources and energy.

Profile of OI MARU
Length: 249.97m
Breadth: 43.00m
Depth: 18.70m
Maximum Deadweight Tonnage: 91,211MT

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. press release