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Taiwan Navigation returns to Oshima for ultramax order

Bulk carrier operator Taiwan Navigation has entered into a shipbuilding contract with Japan’s Oshima Shipbuilding for the construction of one 63,700 dwt ultramax bulk carrier.

Delivery of the vessel is scheduled in the second quarter of 2022. The value of the contract is not disclosed.

The order adds to the company’s existing order of two 81,600 dwt panamax bulk carriers at Oshima.

Taiwan Navigation is currently in the middle of a fleet rejuvenation programme. The company currently owns a fleet of 17 bulk carriers.

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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