The car carrier Nissho Maru is new and modern vessel, which was built in 2017 at Setoda Shipyard in Japan, according to the latest IMO standards and most modern marine engineering technologies. The vessel is designed exclusively to carry passenger cars, trailers and heavy vehicles. The vehicles are accommodated on six car decks, one of which is designated for trailers and heavy vehicles. The car carrier has stern ramp and vehicles are moving on the car decks via inboard ramps. Nissho Maru has overall length of 159.90 m, while length between perpendiculars is 150.00 m. The moulded beam of the ship is 25.00 m, the boards depth is 23.00 m and the maximum draft is 6.55 m. With such dimensions, the car carrier has deadweight of 5,030 DWT and gross tonnage of 10,109 GRT. The ship has capacity to carry 52 units of trailers and 900 units of passengers cars. The vessel features with improved efficiency for profitable and flexible operations.
The car carrier Nissho Maru has reliable engineering, which has low fuel consumption and improved dynamics. The main engine is Hitachi-MAN B&W 7S50ME-C8.5, which has total output power of 14,150 hp at 125 rpm. Such power is enough for the ship to operate with service speed of 20.7 kts, while maximum speed under ballast is 22.7 kts. The main engine is an electronically controlled that features with improved fuel consumption and combustion conditions under low engine load operation. The vessel Nissho Maru has low CO2 and NOx emissions, ensured through special filters.
Nissho Maru stability during navigation is maintained with anti-rolling tanks. Bow and stern thrusters facilitate berthing and unberthing.
The car carrier Nissho Maru is operating under the flag of Japan with IMO number 9781633, MMSI 431009602 and call sign JD4154.
Nissho Maru specification
Length: 159.90 m
Width: 25.50 m
Draft: 6.55 m
Deadweight: 5,030 DWT
Gross Tonnage: 10,109 GRT
Cargo Capacity: 952 vehicles
Engine: Hitachi-MAN B&W 7S50ME-C8.5
Engine power: 14,150 hp
Speed: 20.7 kts