Aegean Shipping Management and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry Yangzho reached an agreement for the construction of two more tankers, type LR2 ice class, with a carrying capacity of 114,000 dwt each.
These are ships with the most modern and at the same time high-quality and sustainable equipment.
This is a type of ship is being ordered for the first time by the Company, which continues the tradition of investing exclusively in new ships. They will be compatible with the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) – Phase III. They will also have the latest version of MAN B&W electric motors that ensures optimal fuel consumption. The installation of energy saving devices Pre-shrouded Vanes (PSV) and Hub Vortex Absorber Fins (HVAF) will enhance the power output of the vessel. Energy savings are also achieved by introducing LED lighting, as well as by installing frequency converters in each seawater pump in the engine room.
Moreover, the ships will have installed proven state-of-the-art marine ballast treatment systems.