Singapore: China Navigation Company has confirmed that earlier this month it signed contracts for four handysize vessels at Imabari Shipbuilding Japan.
Andrew Kidd, gm of Swire Bulk commented, “The company recognises the importance of the Japanese Shipbuilding industry and is delighted to have successfully confirmed this order with Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd given the company’s reputation as a provider of handysize bulkcarriers of the highest quality. Swire Bulk is also grateful to Itochu Corporation for their support and we look forward to furthering this important relationship in the future.”
The newbuildings will be deployed in the company’s drybulk division, Swire Bulk. [20/06/14]