Bocomm – Cosco Inks Deal for 8 Ultramax Newbuildings

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China’s Bank of Communications Financial Leasing (Bocomm Leasing) has placed an order for eight Ultramax newbuilds at compatriot Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry Zhoushan, reports Offshore Energy.

About the newbuilds

These 6,360 dwt ships will have a total length of 199.9 meters, a width of 32.26 meters, a depth of 18.85 meters, and a structural draft of 13.5 meters.

They are the first bulker vessels to be independently developed and designed by the Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry Design and Research Institute, according to the company.

Latest green technologies

Furthermore, the vessels will feature the latest green technologies to achieve energy and fuel savings, as well as to meet the zero-emission standards introduced by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).

HCSR common spec

The company emphasized that they are will be designed to meet HCSR common specification requirements and EEDI Phase III.

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Source: Offshore Energy

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