“IS” NEW I-STAR, new 63,000dwt type bulk carriers, were completed at our group shipyards Shin Kasado Dockyard Co., Ltd. (Yamaguchi Pref.) on 21st April, 2016, and Iwagi Zosen Co., Ltd. (Ehime Pref.) on 25th April, 2016 respectively.
“IS” NEW I-STAR, developed in 2013, is environment friendly type bulk carrier, which has 2,000ton bigger deadweight and considerably improved fuel consumption in comparison with her predecessor 61,000dwt type “IS” I-STAR that achieved a construction record of 120 vessels up to now.
“IS” NEW I-STAR delivered in April this year, receives good reputation from local and overseas operators and shippers even under the today’s tough market of bulk sector. Imabari shipbuilding Co., Ltd. will be challenging to develop environment friendly new design that may be able to satisfy our client’s needs flexibly.