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Yangzijiang unveils $871m order wins of bulkers and boxships

Yangzijiang unveils $871m order wins of bulkers and boxships
Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has secured $871m in new orders comprising of 12 bulk carriers and five containerships.

The orders include four 208,000 dwt bulk carriers, five 82,000 dwt bulk carriers, three 64,000 dwt bulk carriers, and five 10,000 teu containerships ordered by Seaspan Corp.

The 17 new effective contracts are scheduled for deliveries in 2015 to 2016, Yangzijiang announced.

Year-to-date, the privately-owned Chinese shipbuilder has 52 shipbuilding contracts amounting to $2.1bn.

The yard is also sitting on 28 options worth a total of $1.36bn, of which 11 options are for containerships worth $850m and 17 are for multi-purpose bulkers worth $510m.