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Cosco orders chemical tanker at Chongqing Chuandong Shipyard

China Shipping Chemical Carrier, a unit of Cosco Shipping Group, has entered into a letter of intent with Chongqing Chuandong Shipyard for the construction of an 8,000 dwt chemical tanker.

The order follows Cosco ordering two 13,800 dwt chemcial tankers at the yard in February this year.

The vessel will adopt a series of smart ship features and delivery is scheduled in 2022. It is expected to be deployed for domestic coastal services.

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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