Nantong Yahua Delivers TBS Vessel

9 September 2010 (Last Updated September 9th, 2010 18:30)

Nantong Yahua Shipbuilding Group has delivered a Roymar class multipurpose tweendecker vessel to TBS International. The 34,000dwt vessel is the third of six ships ordered by the Irish dry cargo operator from the Chinese shipbuilding firm for $35.4m each. The vessels, which h

Nantong Yahua Shipbuilding Group has delivered a Roymar class multipurpose tweendecker vessel to TBS International.

The 34,000dwt vessel is the third of six ships ordered by the Irish dry cargo operator from the Chinese shipbuilding firm for $35.4m each.

The vessels, which have box-shaped holds, open hatches and fully retractable hydraulic tweendecks, were equipped with 35t and 40t cranes.

Nantong said the ships can be operated at a speed of 15kt.

The remaining three vessels will be delivered by 2011.