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GNG Ocean Shipping selects CSSC Guijiang to build 50 LNG-powered bulkers

Chinese state-owned GNG Ocean Shipping has selected CSSC Guijiang Shipbuilding in a tender for the construction of 50 small river LNG-powered bulkers.

The company issued a tender last month for the construction of twenty-five 2,000 dwt bulkers and another twenty-five 3,000 dwt bulkers.

The total estimated price of the project is around RMB660m ($101m), and the company expects construction to start before May 1, 2021 and be completed before March 31, 2022.

The vessels will be deployed for shipping services on Pearl River.

CSSC Guijiang Shipbuilding operates as a military shipyard and it mainly builds small river vessels.

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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