MHI Delivers ‘Super Eco’ Cargo-Passenger Ship

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has delivered a "super eco" cargo-passenger ship that MHI boasts as having outstanding energy savings, environmental load reduction, and enhanced passenger comfort and safety. The new vessel, named "Tachibana-Maru", was delivered on June 4 to Tokai Kisen Co., Ltd. at MHI's Shimonoseki Shipyard and Machinery Works where the ship has been under … [Read more...]

NYK Super Eco Ship 2030 – update

As an update to our April 2009 blog post, NYK Line has released a new video outlining more details of their Super Eco Ship concept design. Highlights of this design include: 9MW of solar panels covering the entire topside cargo area Retractable sails between each cargo bay Self-unloading cargo bays Superconducting power link between the forward engine room and … [Read more...]

Interesting Ship of The Week – NYK Super Eco Ship 2030

In celebration of Earth Day, NYK Line released the initial exploratory design for its NYK Super Eco Ship 2030, an energy-efficient ship expected to emit almost 70% less CO2 emissions than current vessels. The design was created by MTI, a wholly owned NYK subsidiary charged with making use of advances in technology, along with Garroni Progetti s.r.l, an Italian designer of … [Read more...]