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Yangzijiang secures order for newbuild bulker pair from Baosteel Shipping

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has won a bid to build two 59,000 dwt bulk carriers for Baosteel Shipping, the shipping unit of Chinese iron and steel giant Baowu Group.

Yangzijiang won the contract through a tender process that was also participated in by Nantong Xiangyu and New Dayang Shipbuilding.

The two vessels will be deployed for domestic coastal bulk shipping operations.

VesselsValue data shows Baosteel Shipping currently owns a fleet of nine bulk 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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