Bankrupt Chinese shipyard Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding has issued a notice looking for contractors to take over the construction of seven unfinished containership newbuildings.
The seven newbuildings are three 1,700 teu boxships, two 5,300 teu boxships and two 3,100 teu boxships. One of vessels has launched, three vessels were at block joining stage and the other three were at block construction stage.
According to Ouhua, all the vessels have been abandoned by the owners and the relevant financial institutes have completed the refund process.
The shipyard is hoping to find a third party contractor to complete the construction of the ships at Ouhua’s yard and export the vessels in name of Ouhua.
The interested parties are required to submit proposals to the yard before a deadline of October 18.