International Freight for Heavy Industry
Swire group’s China Navigation Company (CNCo) subsidiary has ordered four 22,000 dwt chief class multipurpose vessels. from Zhejiang Ouhua shipbuilding in Zhoushan.
Delivery is scheduled for 2015 with an option for an additional 2+2 vessels in continuation.
Swire Shipping say the chief class represents a significant investment and has been specifically designed to meet the unique demands of the trade between Australia and Papua New Guinea.