Sinopacific receives order for four bulk carriers

11 October 2011 (Last Updated October 11th, 2011 18:30)

Sinopacific Shipbuilding has received an order to build four 63,500dwt supramax bulk carriers (Crown 63) from an unnamed ship owner.

Sinopacific Shipbuilding has received an order to build four 63,500dwt supramax bulk carriers (Crown 63) from an unnamed ship owner.

The order also includes an option for two more similar vessels and financial terms have not been disclosed.

The company said its Crown 63 design features the energy-efficiency design index (EEDI) parameters to meet the standards of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

The vessel will have a length of 199.99m, breadth of 32.26m and depth of 18.5m, offering 9% more deadweight tonnage and 13% less fuel consumption.