Cosco wins special purpose carrier order

22 September 2011 (Last Updated September 22nd, 2011 18:30)

Cosco Singapore has won an order worth $113m to build a special purpose carrier from an unnamed European shipowner.

Cosco Singapore has won an order worth $113m to build a special purpose carrier from an unnamed European shipowner.

The extra order comes after the shipowner exercised an option for the carrier, having already ordered the new-builds in February 2011.

The bulk carrier will be built at Guangdong shipyard and ischeduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2013.