Nanjing Tanker orders two plus four newbuilds from GSI

Sinotrans & CSC Nanjing Tanker orders two 49,700dwt crude oil tankers plus four option at Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI).

The 49,700 dwt tanker pair, is 183 m in length, 32 m beam and 18.3 m in depth meet the requirements of Harmonised Common Structural Rules (HCSR) and TIER III NOx requirements and will be classified by Lloyd’s Register (LR). The vessels are due for delvery in two years.

Sinotrans & CSC Nanjing Tanker, an arm of China Merchants Group, is focused on oil transportation business. The company extended its service in 2007 from Yangtze river oil transportation to marine oil transportation.

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Nanjing Tanker ordered four tankers at GSI in 2015, which were delivered in June this year.

Currently, Nanjing Tanker owns and manages over 60 vessels, and some half of its fleet are MR tankers.

Posted 17 December 2018

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Katherine Si

China Correspondent

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