Shanghai: COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard has received a $30m order for a livestock carrier from an unnamed European buyer.
The new vessel will have a cargo area of 4,500 square metres. It is scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2016.
The contract comes with an option for the construction of a similar vessel, which can be exercised with the next six months.
COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co is part of COSCO Shipyard Group Co, in which COSCO Corporation (Singapore) has 51% ownership. [1/12/14]