Fednav has signed an agreement with Sumisho Marine and Oshima Shipbuilding in Japan for 10 new-builds. The lakers capable of ocean voyage will be the most efficient vessels in the Fednav fleet to date. The first vessel is scheduled for delivery in 2023.
The super-eco lakers will emit 33% less carbon emissions than the vessels they will replace, along with an 87% reduction in nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. Equipped with the latest technology and Tier III engines, the lakers will be equipped with the option of using biofuels.