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Changjiang Shipping orders river bulker at Dajin Heavy

Changjiang Shipping, part of Sinotrans & CSC, has placed an order at Dajin Heavy Industry, the subsidiary yard of Shanghai Bestway, for the construction of a 7,500 dwt bulk carrier.

The LNG dual fuel bulker will be used for shipping services along the Yangtze River.

The construction of the vessel is a pilot project under the Yangtze River Gasification Initiative by the central government.

Delivery of the vessel is scheduled in 2022.

State-run Changjiang Shipping is the largest shipping operator along the Yangtze River.

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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