COSCO Shipyard Group of China recently completed the 'Adam Asnyk', its first 30,000 DWT heavy lift vessel, at COSCO Shipyard Dalian.
COSCO Shipyard Group of China recently completed the 'Adam Asnyk', its first 30,000 DWT heavy lift vessel, at COSCO Shipyard Dalian. The newbuilding, ordered by Chipolbrok, was originally due for completion in March 2009 and appears to be delivered with 8-month delay. The Adam Asnyk is the first of four 30,000 DWT heavy lifters ordered from COSCO Dalian.
Officials with Ministry of Transport of P.R.C., Polish Infrastructure Department, Polish embassador in China and Dalian Municipal Government attend the launching ceremony.
The vessel inaugurates the new era for COSCO in commercial vessel manufacturing, marking a breakthrough in shipyard technology.
In addition to this newbuilding, COSCO Shipyard Group has so far this year launched 14 ships and delivered nine ships. The group expects its construction volume in 2009 to be about 1 million DWT.
Adam Asnyk, the first of the four vessels made for Chinese- Polish Shipping Co., Ltd., is 199.80 meters in length, 27.80 meters in width and 1904 TEU in container capacity.