According to a recent statement by the company, Tsunesihi Shipbuilding has received an order for four methanol-fueled 5,900 TEU container carriers.
following the Kamsarmax Aeroline and Tess66 Aeroline bulk carriers, and the first order for a methanol-fueled container carrier.his is the third order Tsunesihi Shipbuilding recieves for a methanol-fueled vessels
The vessel will be installed with a MITSUI-MAN B&W 6G80ME-C10.5- LGIM-EGRTC, a dual-fuel methanol and heavy oil main engine, which will be the first in Japan to be installed. Furthermore, the vessel can carry up to 5,915 20-foot-equivalent-unit containers in the hold and on deck, and up to 1,400 reefer containers also can be loaded.
In addition to the improved hull form and MT-FAST, the adoption of a large-capacity shaft generator has enabled this dual-fuel vessel to achieve both top-class loading performance and excellent fuel economy compared with fuel oil vessels in the same segment, Tsunesihi Shipbuilding notes.
The vessel also has equipment to receive large-capacity alternative maritime power supply and zero CO₂ emissions can be achieved by shutting down the generators while anchoring.