New Vessels for FESCO to be Built in China

Tuesday, August 07, 2007
A series of new vessels will be built in China for the Far-Eastern Shipping Company (FESCO). According to reports, the contract on building of four bulk carriers at the Chinese shipyard Quingshan Shipyard in the city Ukhan was made.

Every bulk carrier will be 623 x 104 ft., deadweight 57,000 tons. Every vessel will be equipped with four loading cranes. The bulk carriers will work at transportation of bulked cargo - corn, coal, ore, pipes and others. According to the contract, building of cargo vessels will start in the beginning of 2009 and will be finished by the end of 2010. The shipyard is going to put in commission the first bulk carrier in June of 2010.

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