ZPMC clinches deal to build semi-submersible barge

Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company (ZPMC) has won a deal to build a semi-submersible barge for a local marine construction firm based in Wuhan, Hubei province in China.

The semi-submersible barge, equipped with lifting capacity of 10,000 tonnes, will be built for Second Harbor Engineering Company (SHEC). subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company.

The newbuilding deal was signed on 10 January and the financial details were not disclosed.

The semi-submersible barge, to be classed by China Classification Society (CCS), is expected to work in China’s coastal line.

Posted 11 January 2017

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Lee Hong Liang

Lee Hong Liang
Asia Correspondent, Seatrade Maritime

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