Cosco Shipping Group to receive chemical tanker pair from China
China Shipping Chemical Carrier, a member of the Cosco Shipping Company, has entered into a letter of intent with Chongqing Chuandong Shipyard to construct an 8,000 dwt chemical tanker.
Chinese state-owned shipping conglomerate Cosco has ordered the Chongqing Chuandong Shipbuilding Industry to construct two 13,800 DWT chemical tankers.
Delivery of the vessels is scheduled for 2022 and the total value of the contract is approximately $60 million.
The ships will join the fleet of Cosco Shipping Shanghai, Cosco 's specialist chemical shipping and logistics company.
The order follows Cosco's order for two 13,800 dwt chemical tankers at the yard in February of this year.
Maritime Business World