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Goldwin orders chemical tanker pair at CSSC Chengxi

Hong Kong owner Goldwin Shipping has placed an order at CSSC Chengxi Shipyard for the construction of two 55,600 dwt chemical tankers. The shipbuilding contract also includes options to order additional two vessels.

The vessels will be classified by Lloyd’s Register and will be operated by Goldwin’s affiliate company Kerrison International Shipping. Other contract details were not disclosed.

The order follows Goldwin ordering a 38,800 dwt chemical tanker with three options at Nantong Xiangyu, formerly known as Nantong Mingde in April this year.

Low profile Goldwin is owned by the Cheng family from China and headed by Cheng Hui. The company currently has four vessels in its fleet, comprised of three bulkers and one chemical tanker.

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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