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TB Marine-Hamburg orders eight chemical tankers at Huatai Heavy Industry

German owner TB Marine-Hamburg has signed shipbuilding contracts with Nantong-based Huatai Heavy Industry for the construction of eight chemical tankers.

Delivery will start in the second half of 2017, however other details of the contract were not revealed.

Huatai Heavy Industry completed a restructuring and changed ownership in August 2014. It is engaged in both shipbuilding and fabricating offshore steel structures.

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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