New Coal Carrier Tenryu Maru Delivered

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New Coal Carrier Tenryu Maru Delivered

On September 25, a new 100,000 deadweight tonnage coal carrier ordered by NYK Bulkship (Asia) Pte. Ltd., an NYK Group subsidiary company based in Singapore, was delivered at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Saikai city, Nagasaki prefecture). A delivery and naming ceremony was held at the shipyard on the same day and attended by NYK senior managing corporate officer Masahiro Samitsu and representatives from Chubu Electric Power Co. Inc.

Tenryu Maru is the first coal carrier to be jointly owned by a power company and a shipping company. After delivery, the ship will be assigned to transport coal mainly from Australia and Indonesia to power plants operated by Chubu Electric Power.

Tenryu Maru has been built with a wide beam and shallow draft, improving transportation efficiency to ports having a limited water depth, compared with a standard 70,000-ton Panamax bulk carrier.

In accordance with its medium-term management plan, “More Than Shipping 2018,” NYK will continue its efforts to make use of creative solutions to provide stable and economical coal transport.

-- About Tenryu Maru

(1) Length Overall

249.98 meters

(2) Breadth

43.00 meters

(3) Summer Draft

12.833 meters

(4) Gross Tonnage

56,897 tons

(5) Deadweight Tonnage

100,172 metric tons

(6) Builder

Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.

(7) Flag

Singapore