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Trade and Transport orders two tankers at China Shipping Industry

Greek owner Trade and Transport, controlled by Greek shipping magnate Gregory Callimanopulos, has signed shipbuilding contracts with China Shipping Industry (Jiangsu) for the construction of one aframax tanker and one suezmax tanker.

The new vessels, which will be built based on designs created by Marine Design & Research Institute of China, are expected to be delivered on the first half of 2018.

Trade and Transport ordered four tankers, made up of two LR tankers and two suezmax tankers at China Shipping Industry in July this year, with delivery scheduled in the second half of 2017.

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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