M.E.Marittima Emiliana books two chemical tankers at Ningbo Xinle Shipbuilding

China’s Ningbo Xinle Shipbuilding Group announced that the company has signed a contract with M.E.Marittima Emiliana SPA to build two 4,500 dwt chemical tankers.

The chemical tanker pair will have a length of 89.99 meters, a width of 16 meters and a depth of 8.1 meters. The vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2020, and will be chartered to ExxonMobil.

M.E. Marittima Emiliana, under the arm of Amoretti Armatori Group, provides transportation service for petroleum and chemical products with company-owned vessels. M.E. Marittima Emiliana currently has a fleet of six chemical tankers.

Xinle Shipbuilding owns five subsidiaries covering shipbuilding, shipping and modern service sectors. The yard focuses on the construction of chemical tanker and other types of high-technology vessel.

Posted 14 March 2019

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Katherine Si

China Correspondent

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