China Delivers First ‘Smart’ VLCC
China’s biggest shipbuilder Dalian Shipbuilding Industries (DSIC) has actually supplied what it claims is the globe’s very first “smart” Very Large Crude Oil Carrier to China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES).
The 308,000 DWT supertanker, called New Journey, has actually been under advancement for the previous 3 years as component of a joint R&D job in between CMES, DSIC as well as China Shipbuilding & & Offshore International (CSOC). According to DSIC, the “smart” includes focussed 5 significant shipboard features consisting of navigating accessory auto-pilot, clever fluid freight monitoring, incorporated power performance monitoring, devices procedure as well as upkeep, as well as clever ship-to-shore interaction.
The ship is the very first VLCC with ship symbols of i-SHIP? I?N?M?Et? C?and OMBO from China Classification Society.
Here’s a video clip with much more on the New Journey: