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Fujian Guohang orders up to eight bulkers at Wuchuan Heavy Industry

Fujian Guohang orders up to eight bulkers at Wuchuan Heavy Industry

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Chinese bulker operator Fujian Guohang Ocean Shipping has placed an order at CSIC-affiliated Qingdao Wuchuan Heavy Industry for the construction of three 86,000 dwt bulk carriers.

The total value of the contract is RMB600m ($90.7m), and also includes options to construct an additional five vessels of the same type.

The ships will be operated by Fujian Guohang’s subsidiary Shanghai Guodian Shipping.

Delivery of the first vessel is scheduled in August 2019, while the remaining two are expected to be delivered in October 2019.

Fujian Guohang currently operates a fleet of 38 bulkers.

 

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Jason Jiang

Jason worked for a number of logistics firms following his English degree, then switched this hands-on experience to writing and has since become one the most prolific writers on the diverse China logistics industry writing for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week. Jason’s access to the biggest shippers with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives.

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