Taizhou Sanfu Ship Engineering Co., Ltd., a robust large-scale shipbuilding company located in Jiangsu Province, has entered into a newbuild contract with Fujian Guohang Ocean Shipping (Group) Co., Ltd. for the construction of five 64,000 DWT bulk carriers.
The vessels will be 199.90m long (LOA), 32.26m in moulded breadth, 18.50m in moulded depth and classed by the China Classification Society (CCS).
The companies refused to disclose the price of the deal, but according to market estimates each vessel will have a price tag of $25 million.
Deliveries of the newbuilds are scheduled to take place between 2015 and 2016.
The contract was signed in the Water Dragon Hotel, Gaogang district on November 2nd 2013.
SBT Staff, November 18, 2013