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MOL Earns DNV GL AIP for Design of Bow Wind-Shield Ultra-large Containership

Logistic News - Published on Mon, 18 Nov 2019

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Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd announced that DNVGL issued an Approval In Principle to MOL and Samsung Heavy Industries Co Ltd for Bow Wind-Shield designed for Ultra-Large Container Carrier on 30th October, 2019. This newly developed Bow Wind-Shield reduces the wind resistance on hull body of while ship is running, and it is expected CO2 reduction up to about 2–4% owing to optimal design for Ultra-Large Container Carrier. This is based on the technology of both company MOL and SHI. MOL has developed and installed bow wind shield on exiting middle-size containership in 2015 and confirmed CO2 reduction by about 2% in real-running condition in 2017

Introducing both companies' technology, MOL and SHI have started joint-development project for the optimal Bow Wind-Shield design for Ultra-Large Container Ship and achieved to significant level of effect and established practical structure of Bow Wind-Shield whose technology has been certified as AIP from DNVGL this time.

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Posted By : Mohan Sharma on Mon, 18 Nov 2019
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