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SITC books three more feeder boxships at Yangzijiang

Chinese boxship operator SITC International Holdings has entered into shipbuilding contracts with Yangzijiang Shipbuilding for the construction of three 2,700 teu containerships.

The delivery of the three ships are scheduled in October 2020, December 2020 and February 2021 respectively. Total value of the contract is $87.9m.

The order follows SITC ordering two containerships of the same size at the yard in June.

SITC currently operates a fleet of over 70 ships with total capacity of around 105,000 teu. The company also has another 11 newbuildings on order.

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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