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Shanghai Changjiang Shipping orders MPP vessel at Damen Yichang

Shanghai Changjiang Shipping, a shipping subsidiary of China Merchants Group, has placed an order at Damen Yichang Shipyard for the construction of a 8,800 dwt multi-purpose cargo vessel.

The vessel is designed by SDARI, and it will be deployed for the domestic transportation of dry bulk, heavy lift and container cargoes.

Details of the contract were not disclosed.

Shanghai Changjiang Shipping is mainly engaged in the domestic coastal and river shipping business, operating a large fleet of over 200 small bulk carriers, 60 containerships and six breakbulk vessels.

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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