MDC 1308 ECOLUTION type General Cargo Carrier, 8400 dwt for BERGE REDERI AS
Berge Rederi AS, has contracted 1 + 1 General Cargo Carrier newbuildings of 8.400 dwt.
The vessels to be built by the Chinese shipyard, Dayang Offshore Engineering Co. Ltd., to the MDC 1308 “ECOLUTION” design.
The vessel will be 120 m “self-loading/discharging” type vessel for the North-European trades and is scheduled to be delivered from the yard within 2nd half of 2020.
The design has been developed in close cooperation between Berge Rederi AS and MDC.
Technical specification includes innovative and sustainable solutions with a strong focus on the EEDI (Energy Efficiency Design Index) including present and future environmental requirements, such as battery plant which enables the vessel to perform cargo operations powered electrically and consequently emission free.
Berge Rederi AS can with this new design and newbuilding offer better logistical solutions with a greener footprint on competitive terms.