Bahri Signs Up for Five More

 The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has exercised option for construction of additional five Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) at Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries.

The option was given in a contract signed with the yard on May 21st that purports construction of 5+5 VLCCs.

The additional carriers are scheduled for delivery during 2017/2018.

According to Bahri, the VLCCs are designed to the latest international technical specifications and are fitted with environmentally friendly specifications and high efficiency in fuel consumption, with a capacity of 300,000 DWT/ per carrier.

“The signing of these contracts is for continuous renewal of the current fleet to meet the needs of the local and global markets,” the company added.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Nov 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 1

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology

As varied threats in the Mediterranean Sea continue to proliferate, the need to advance…

read more >

CrewConnect Global 2019

CrewConnect Global is the leading forum for collaboration to advance new industry approaches to seafarer recruitment and training.

read more >

CruiseConnect Global 2019

Attend CrewConnect Global and stay on for the CruiseConnect Summit to take part in an industry-wide conversation focused…

read more >

CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening

The CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening will be returning to Rome in 2019 to celebrate it’s 20th year.

read more >