Friday, July 1, 2011

Samjin inks two 36K BCs

South Korea’s Samjin Shipbuilding Industries Co., Ltd. which is located in Weihai city, Shandong, China announced that it has successfully inked newbuilding contracts for 2 units of 36,000 DWT handy bulk carriers, which is the major product of Samjin on 28th day of June.

These newly contracted vessels are scheduled to be delivered from the 1st half of 2013.

In view of this contract standing in succession of 4,700TEU container ships contract dated 3rd of June, Samjin has been winning continuous new contracts and proved to be one of the most assured shipyards toward customers’ satisfaction even in this depressed bulk market.

Samjin’s those currently good performance is based on shipowners’ favor, which has been concreted on Samjin’s good quality and on-time delivery of past delivered vessels.

Meanwhile, on 24th day of June, Samjin Shipbuilding Industries Co., Ltd. has successfully delivered ‘CMB ARIANE’ which is the 7th vessel among 10 vessels for BOCIMAR subsequent to the naming ceremony which has been held on 23rd day, June.

At this naming ceremony, Michael Zhang who is the representative of Bocimar Shanghai and 17 ship owners’ guests participated and celebrated the birth of ‘CMB ARIANE’ and wished her safe voyage.

This newly delivered DWT 33,500 Log/Bulk Carrier ‘CMB ARIANE’ has a length of 180m, a breadth of 30m, a depth of 14.7m, which is same as the previous delivered 20 units of handysize bulk carriers.

The newly delivered vessel demonstrated its consistent and stable production capacity as well as the highly quality of Samjin products by recording a cruising speed of 14.8 knots during their sea trial which exceeds the contract guaranteed speed.

Ever since entering shipbuilding business in 2007, Samjin Shipbuilding Industries Co., Ltd. has delivered 23 units of vessel including bulk carriers, PCTC and floating dock using 1 set of dry dock and 2 sets of skid berth and has positioned as a leading shipyard by way of diversification through the contract of container ships and heavy cargo carrier.

The shipbuilding company has signed newbuilding orders for 18 ships so far this year including four 33.5K bulkers, eight 36K bulkers, four 58K bulkers and two 4,700TEU containerships. It aims to win 30-ship orders in 2011.

Published : June 30, 2011

Source: Asiasis



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