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Cosco Shipping orders four asphalt carriers at CSSC Chengxi

Cosco Southern Asphalt Shipping, a subsidiary of Cosco Shipping, has signed shipbuilding contracts with CSSC Chengxi Shipyard for the construction of four 7,500dwt asphalt carriers.

The vessels will be deployed in the company’s long range international services upon delivery in 2018.

Cosco Southern Asphalt Shipping currently has 11 asphalt carriers in its fleet and has another two 13,000dwt asphalt carriers under construction at Qingdao Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry.

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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