China Steel Express orders four bulkers at CSBC and Japan Marine United

Taiwan’s China Steel Express Corporation (CSE) has placed orders for four large bulker carriers at a total price of $187m with shipbuilders CSBC Corp and Japan Marine United.

Taiwanese state-owned CSBC will build two of the 208,000-dwt ships for CSE at a price of $47.5m apiece, while Japan Marine United will build two similar ships at a price of $46m apiece.

CSBC and Japan Marine United are scheduled to deliver the newbuildings by end-June 2018 and end-June 2019, respectively, according to CSE’s announcement to the Taipei Exchange.

Posted 21 June 2017

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Lee Hong Liang

Asia Correspondent

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