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AVIC orders panamax bulker pair for Shandong Shipping at Jinling Shipyard

Chinese financial leasing firm AVIC International Leasing has placed an order at Sinotrans & CSC affiliated Jinling Shipyard for the construction of two 82,000 dwt panamax bulk carriers.

The vessels will be leased to Shandong Shipping’s Singapore bulker unit, SDTR Marine, upon delivery in the second half of 2019.

SDTR Marine had previously ordered a total of ten 82,000 dwt bulkers at Jinling Shipyard and the company is set to take delivery of the sixth of the ten vessels this month.

SDTR Marine currently operates a fleet of five panamax bulkers, and has another 9 on order at Jinling Shipyard and Chengxi Shipyard.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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