China Merchants Energy Shipping company (CMES) has taken delivery of its second
intelligent very large crude carrier (VLCC) from Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSIC).
The vessel named “New Vision” has the loading capacity of 308,000 dwt, and was delivered from the shipbuilder’s Dalian yard on August 28.
An installed “intelligent” system includes assisted autopilot navigation, intelligent liquid cargo management, and integrated energy efficiency management, among other functions.
The first VLCC with a loading capacity of 308,000 tons, named “New Journey”, was delivered in June this year.
The vessels are part of a 10-ship order unveiled by CMES in 2015. They are operated by CMES’ Hong Kong-based subsidiary, China VLCC Company Limited, which was set up in September 2015.