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Bocimar orders 10 newcastlemaxes at Beihai

Clarksons Research is reporting Belgian owner Bocimar has ordered ten 210,000 dwt newcastlemaxes at CSSC yard Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding. The units are set to have ammonia ready notation. Delivery of the vessels is due across 2025 and 2026. VesselsValue lists the price of each unit at $64m.

Beihai in northeast China has cornered the market for newcastlemax construction in recent years, a yard in which the Saverys family-controlled Bocimar are very familiar, having ordered eight similar ships there in the past couple of years.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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