Oldendorff orders bulker pair at CSSC Chengxi

Oldendorff orders bulker pair at CSSC Chengxi

German dry bulk shipping operator Oldendorff has placed an order at CSSC Chengxi Shipyard for the construction of two 21,500 dwt self-unloading bulk carriers.

The vessels, which will equipped with scrubbers to meet the upcoming IMO regulations, are expected to be delivered in 2020.

Oldendorff is currently undergoing a major fleet expansion programme, having ordered a series of newbuildings in 2017 and 2018. The company now operates a fleet of 78 bulkers with another 28 newbuildings on order.

This week, CSSC Chengxi also secured an order from a joint venture by CSL Group and HJH Shipmanagement for one additional 40,000 dwt bulker.

Jason Jiang

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