The B&N Nordsjöfrakt shipping group signed an agreement withv the Chinese trading house Xiamen C&D and the Mawei Shipyard covering
the delivery of a new vessels
for shipments for the forestry and
steel industries. The ship will be placed in traffic in the North Atlantic.
The new vessel is of the same type as B&N's Norön ship, which was delivered by the same shipyard earlier this year.
Delivery is scheduled for the first quarter of 2003. B&N holds an
option for an additional ship.