Tianjin Southwest exercises VLGC option at Jiangnan Shipyard

Tianjin Southwest exercises VLGC option at Jiangnan Shipyard

Chinese shipowner Tianjin Southwest Maritime (TSM) has exercised an option to build an additional VLGC at CSSC’s Jiangnan Shipyard.

The company ordered one dual fuel 86,000 cu m VLGC at the yard in December last year, with the option for one more ship.

Delivery of the latest ship is expected in 2022.

Earlier this month, TSM also ordered a 9,500 cu m multi gas carrier at CSSC’s Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding.

TSM currently operates a fleet of 24 ships, made up of seven tankers and 17 LPG 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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