Shanghai: Navibulgar has contracted four firm plus two options of Bluetech 42 designed bulk carriers at Hongqiang shipyard.
Bluetech 42 is a new handysize bulk carrier developed by Finland’s Foreship BlueTech.
The 42,300 dwt ships are 185 m long and have a hold volume of 57,750 cu m, some 15% bigger than most of its rivals.
Navibulgar is Bulgaria’s leading shipowner with a fleet of almost 30 vessels.
Jiangsu Hongqiang Marine Heavy Industry is a shipyard located on the Yangtze river, some 68 km from Shanghai. [20/08/14]