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SITC returns to Yangzijiang for eight more boxships

Chinese boxship operator SITC has been linked to orders for eight boxships at compatriot shipyard Yangzijiang Shipbuilding.

Yangzijiang recently announced new ship orders for 31 ships including four 2,600 teu boxships and four 1,800 teu boxships.

Multiple shipbroking houses including Clarksons, Intermodal and Lorentzen & Stemoco have identified SITC as the owner behind the order. The latest orders are options declared by SITC under two newbuilding contracts it signed with Yangzijiang in August and December last year.

VesselsValue data shows SITC currently owns a fleet of 81 ships and has another 14 vessels on order at Yangzijiang Shipbuilding.

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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