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Xin Yuan Group orders asphalt carrier at Mawei Shipbuilding

Hong Kong-based asphalt shipping company Xin Yuan Group has placed an order at Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding for the construction of one 7,500dwt asphalt carrier plus an option to order one more.

The vessel is designed by Shanghai Bestway Marine Engineering Design and delivery is scheduled in 2018.

Other details of the contract were not disclosed.

Xin Yuan Group currently operates seven asphalt carriers with another four vessel on order.

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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