Shanghai Shipyard has booked an order to build four 2,500 dwt feeder container vessels plus an option for two more units for Shanghai Zhonggu Shipping Group.
The newbuildings to be built at Shanghai Shipyard, subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), will have environmentally-friendly and energy efficient features.
Financial details of the shipbuilding deal were not disclosed.
The latest deal is the first contract won by Shanghai Shipyard for this year, amid the current slump in the shipbuilding industry.
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