NYK coal carrier enters service for Joban Joint Power

Sunshine Pride, an NYK-operated coal carrier for Joban Joint Power, was delivered at Tsuneishi Shipbuilding on Tuesday, January 21.

Under a long-term contract, the vessel will be dedicated to the transport of coal mainly from overseas to generate electricity at the Nakoso Power Station in the city of Iwaki. This power station makes use of efficient clean coal technology to support the recovery of Fukushima prefecture following the 2011 nuclear accident.

Sunshine Pride has an LOA of 229 metres, a beam of 32.26 metres, a summer draught of 14.4 metres, and a deadweight of about 81,378 tonnes.

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