MDC 1309 ECOLUTION type General Cargo Carrier, 8500 dwt for ARRIVA INNOVATION
Arriva Innovation AS, have together with partners contracted 1 + 1 dry cargo ships of 8.500 dwt. The new building will be built by a Chinese shipyard to the MDC 1309 “ECOLUTION” design.
The vessel will be 120 m “self-loading/discharging” type vessel for the North-European trade. The vessel is scheduled to be delivered from the yard within 2nd half of 2020. The design has been developed in close cooperation between Arriva Innovation 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 large battery plant, and hybrid propulsion which enables the vessel to enter the harbor areas, berth/unberth, and sail with zero emissions.
Arriva Shipping can with this new design and newbuilding offer better logistical solutions with a greener footprint on competitive terms.