Monday, April 24, 2017

Posted by April 10, 2017

Maritime Propulsion

Odfjell Signs to Build Chem Carriers

Odfjell finalized the shipbuilding contracts with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) CO., Ltd in China to build a pair of chemical tankers. The two vessels will be 38,000 dwt, both with 40 tanks and a cargo capacity of about 45,000 cbm. Both vessels will be prepared for dual fuel solution. This order follows the orders for four 49,000 dwt vessels with 33 stainless steel cargo tanks. The capital commitments will be about $116 million. The first vessel will be delivered in June 2020 and the following vessel three months later.
 
Chinachemical tankersHudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co Ltd