This is the first vessel of the series where CDPLC signed and executed shipbuilding contracts in March 2020 for four vessels initially.
Norwegian company Misje Eco Bulk AS is CDPLC's first European customer for a shipbuilding project and the delivery of the vessel marks a historic milestone in Sri Lankan shipbuilding which demonstrate the CDPLC’s ability to undertake different types of vessels with varying and modern technologies. CDPLC is pleased to be able to deliver the ship on schedule despite many disruptions both domestically and internationally.
This is a 89.95m long vessel is designed to hold a cargo capacity of 5000 DWT. The type of cargo it could carry includes bulk cargo, grain, timber, unit loads and containers.
These vessels are designed to be sustainable and climate friendly with lower emissions compared to conventional bulk carriers of the same size incorporating Hybrid-Electric Drive system with Energy Storage Battery System and Energy Management System.
These state-of-the-art bulk carrier concepts are in line with the owner's vision of providing Norwegian and European industrial customers with the most profitable, predictable, safe, and most environmentally friendly maritime transport services.
The design and basic design were developed by Wartsila Ship Design Norway AS. Detailed design was carried out inhouse by the CDPLC design team.
This project illustrates CDPLC’s reputation in the European Market with the brand “Built in Sri Lanka blending Sri Lankan technology with Japanese quality” receiving high recognition and acceptance in Europe market.