Intelligent very large crude carrier delivered in NE China

DALIAN - The world's first intelligent very large crude carrier (VLCC) with loading capacity of 308,000 tonnes was delivered to its customer in the coastal city of Dalian in Northeast China's Liaoning province on Saturday.

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File photo of the intelligent very large crude carrier New Journey. [Photo/]

The VLCC, called New Journey, has the functions of assisted autopilot navigation, intelligent liquid cargo management, integrated energy efficiency management, equipment operation and maintenance, and communication between ship and shore.

With 45 days of intelligent equipment and system installation and testing, the carrier has passed its sea trial.

The New Journey is the 97th VLCC delivered by Dalian Shipbuilding Industry of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation.


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