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Hongqiang Heavy confirms order for six bulkers

Hongqiang Heavy confirms order for six bulkers
China’s Hongqiang Heavy Industry has confirmed an order to construct six bulk carriers of 3,500 dwt in capacity each.

The Jiangsu-based shipbuilder announced on its website that it has received the downpayment and the shipbuilding contract has now come into force.

Financial details and delivery dates for the deal were not disclosed.

Hongqiang Heavy said the newbuildings are designed for service in East Asian water, suitable for carrying steel cargoes.

The bulk carriers will be classed by Korean Register, the shipbuilder added.