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.
Length between pp: 125.25m
Beam moulded: 19.60m
cosco, February 14, 2014