Latest Ocean-going Vessel Newbuildings

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Monday, September 30, 2013
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A quiet week in the dry newbuilding market, but more active in the tankship & gas carrier shipbuilding sectors notes the latest Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin.

Drybulk carriers
Understood to have been concluded towards the middle of this year, clients of Capital Maritime have placed an order for two firm plus two option 180,000 DWT Capesize at Jinhai Heavy. Pricing for the deal remains undisclosed however delivery of the firm vessels is understood to be planned for 2015.

Similarly understood by Clarkson Hellas to have been concluded some months ago and only coming to light this week, Elcano (Empresa Naviera) have placed an order for two firm 120,000 DWT Mini Capesize at Shanhaiguan. Pricing is reported to be in the region USD 37 Mill with delivery of both firm vessels in the second half of 2015.

Tankships
Ordering in the wet markets has been entirely focussed on the chemical tanker market this week with Stream Tankers (Utkilens) reportedly placing an order for 2 firm 19.9k stainless steel chemical tankers at both Shitanoe Zosen and Fukuoka with delivery of the first vessels in 2015. Each order is understood to also include a number of options.

Clarkson report a relatively active week across the different sizes in the gas market, starting with HHI taking an order for four firm plus four option 150,000 cbm LNG carriers from Petronas. Pricing is reported to lie in the region USD 212.5 Mill per vessel with delivery of the firm vessels in 2016 and 2017. The design is understood to incorporate Kvaerner Moss type tanks.

In China, Jiangnan Changxing are reported to have taken an order for two firm 83,000 CBM LPG carriers from Tianjin Southwest Maritime. Delivery of both vessels is lined up for the fourth quarter of 2015 with pricing in the region USD 67.5 Mill.

In the smaller sizes Tachibanaya, have placed an order for two firm 5,000 CBM plus one firm 7,500 CBM LPG carriers at Murakami Hide. The smaller vessels are due for delivery in 2014 and 2015 with pricing USD 17.75 Mill, the larger size vessel will delivery in 2014 with price around USD 22 Mill.

Car carriers
Finally in other sectors, Ocean Yield have placed an order for two 8,500 CEU PCTCs at Xiamen SB. Thought to be for long term charter to Hoegh Autoliners when delivered in the first half of 2016, pricing is understood to be in the region USD 68.5 Mill.

Source: Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin



 

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