Spotted: New Asphalt Tanker Joins Compass Shipping

Image Courtesy: ABS

On December 21, China’s Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding held a naming and delivery ceremony for Kan Wo, an asphalt tanker.

The 6,200 dwt newbilding is owned by Hong Kong’s Compass Shipping and classed by ABS.

Kan Wo, which flies the flag of Hong Kong, features a length of 109.9 meters and a width of 20 meters.

Designed by Bestway Marine Engineering and Design, the vessel is said to incorporate the latest bitumen cargo ship design.

Featuring four independent cargo tanks, and built to ABS rules, Kan Wo will leave China shortly for its first cargo loading in Australia, according to ABS.

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