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U-Ming orders newcastlemax quartet at Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding

Taiwanese owner U-Ming has entered into shipbuilding contracts with Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding for the construction of up to four 210,000 dwt newcastlemax bulkers.

The contracts are made up of a firm two vessels and options for another two vessels. 

Deliveries are scheduled in 2023.

Beihai Shipbuilding delivered two 325,000 dwt valemax bulkers to U-Ming in the second half of 2020.

VesselsValue data shows U-Ming currently owns a fleet of 38 vessels with another six bulkers on order at Chinese and Japanese yards.

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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