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P&O Maritime books two multi-purpose vessels at Mawei Shipbuilding

P&O Maritime, a shipping unit of DP World, has signed shipbuilding contracts with China’s Mawei Shipbuilding for the construction of two 5,400 dwt multi-purpose cargo ships.

The ships, which are capable of carrying both bulk and container cargo, will be used for shipping operations on Fly River in Papua New Guinea. Delivery is scheduled in 2021.

P&O Maritime merged with Topaz Energy and Marine in December, creating new brand P&O Maritime Logistics.

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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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