Shanghai: AVIC Dingheng has signed shipbuilding contracts with Danish owner Nordic Tankers for the construction of six 24,000dwt chemical tankers with options for six more.
The price for each vessel is around $40m, and deliveries are scheduled for 2016 and 2017.
It is the second chemical tanker order for AVIC Dingheng this year. It received an order for five 25,000dwt tankers plus five options from Peter Georgiopoulo’s Chemical Transport in March this year. [21/07/14]