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BW Tokyo

Posted by Viliyana Filipova on November 23, 2009 at 12:20 PM

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) completed construction of the BW TOKYO (HN: 2239), an LPG carrier with a tank capacity of 83,270m3, at the Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works and delivered the vessel to Clio Marine Inc. as the first ships of two sister vessels on Apr. 28, 2009. The vessel is MHI’s fifth 83,000m3 LPGC, the series of which was developed based on the MHI 78,000m3 LPGC series of 35 vessels. The vessel is designed as a straight LPG carrier to carry propane and butane. The sophisticated hull form, optimum design of propeller, and Mitsubishi-Reaction fin achieve high propulsive performance with less vibration. Fuel oil tanks are protected by double hull construction and fuel oil storage/settling/service tanks for low sulfur fuel are provided independently. Main dimensions and cargo equipment are designed considering compatibility with worldwide terminals. Considering various shore facilities, large booster cargo pumps and cargo heater/vaporizer are equipped. The vessel is designed to improve reliability and quiote useful for marine transport and has the NK notation of PSDA/FA.

Principal particulars

Length (o.a.): 230.0m

Length (b.p.): 219.0m

Breadth: 36.6m

Depth: 21.65m

Summer draft: 11.628m

Gross tonnage: 47,985

Cargo tank capacity: 83,270m3

Main engine: MAN B&W 7S60MC (Mark 6) diesel x 1 unit

Output: 13,700kW x 104rpm

Service speed: 17.0kt

Categories: LNG Carriers

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