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Jebsen Shipping orders up to 12 MPPs at Dajin Heavy

Chinese yard Dajin Heavy Industry, a subsidiary of Shanghai Bestway, has announced that it has entered into shipbuiding contracts with German company ESTE Verwaltungs for the construction of up to twelve 5,200 dwt multi-purpose cargo vessels.

The contract is comprised of a firm order for six ships plus options for another six.

Deliveries are scheduled in 2023 and 2024 and the total value of the order is EUR88.6m ($107m).

ESTE Verwaltungs is controlled by German owner Jebsen Shipping, which operates a fleet of 13 feeder boxships and four multi-purpose cargo ships.

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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