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Dong-A orders its largest ships in China

Shanghai: Korean shipowner Dong-A Tanker has come to China for a pair of bulkers. No price or delivery times were given for Dong-A’s contract with New Times Shipbuilding for two 208,000 dwt newcastlemaxes. The ships, which will be Dong-A’s largest to date, are 300 m long with a draught of 25 m.

Chinese yards have amassed the largest proportion of newcastlemaxes on order in the world.  [09/10/14]

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