Under the deal, agreed with compatriot COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation, the Dalian shipyard would build and deliver the units by September 2021.
The parties said that the units have a value of around USD 33.9 each. The shipbuilding contract was signed in Shanghai in late September 2019.
COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry noted that the tankers feature reduced fuel consumption, low-carbon environmental protection, hull optimization and strong cargo suitability compared with the existing similar vessels.
World Maritime News Staff; Image Courtesy: COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry.