COSCO Guangdong Scores Two Livestock Carriers

COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd. has won a contract to build two livestock carriers for a European owner.

The vessels are designed to have a cargo capacity of approx. 4,500 sqm (approx 4,000 head of cattle at 350 kg/head) and a cruising range of approx. 18,000 NM. They will feature a new bow design which will result in significant fuel savings.

The contract is estimated to be worth around $57 million. Delivery of the two newbuildings is slated for the third and fourth quarter of 2015.

Principal Particulars:

LOA: 134.80m

Length between pp: 125.25m

Beam moulded: 19.60m

Depth: 15.90m

 

cosco, February 14, 2014

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