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19 January 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 08:31 GMT+1



December 27, 2019

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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding will construct two ferries with fed propulsion to which liquified natural gas

They are ordered by the group MOL for the company Ferry Sunflower

The Japanese shipbuilding society Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co. of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries group (MHOS) have signed a contract with the shipowning company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) for the construction of two ferries, first with propulsion fed to which liquified natural gas, as well as in alternative with fuel oil, that they will be realized in Japan. The two ships will be constructed in the ship yard Shimonoseki Shipyard & Machinery Works and will be delivered to the Japanese shipowner at the end of 2022 and at the beginning of 2023.

The two ferries will be employed on the Osaka-Beppu route from the Ferry Sunflower Ltd., company that integrally is controlled by the group MOL. The ships, of about 17.300 tons of tonnage, will be long 199,9 meters, wide 28,0 meters and will be able to transport 763 passengers and about 136 long trucks 13 meters and 100 automobiles.



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