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Odfjell confirms chemical tanker pair at Hudong-Zhonghua

Having signed an LOI last month, Odfjell has now signed final shipbuilding contracts for two chemical tankers with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in China.

The vessels will be 38,000 dwt with 40 tanks and a cargo capacity of about 45,000 cu m. Both vessels – costing a total of $116m – will be prepared for dual fuel solution. The order also includes options.

The first vessel will be delivered in June 2020 and the second vessel in September 2020.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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