Signing ceremony

AVIC Orders Ten Bulkers from Dalian Shipbuilding

AVIC International Leasing and SDTR Marine have signed an agreement for the construction of ten bulk carriers at China’s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry.

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Under the deal, signed on January 15, the Kamsarmaxes are scheduled to start joining their owner in 2021.

The parties did not unveil the price tag of the new eco bulkers, which would feature 85,000 dwt.

The deal represents the first shipbuilding contract in Dalian Shipbuilding Industry’s 2019 orderbook.

On January 15, the shipbuilder also delivered a new 85,000 cbm very large ethane carrier (VLEC) and held a steel cutting ceremony for a second VLEC, which would feature a length of 231.6 meters and a width of 36.6 meters.

World Maritime News Staff