Three Chinese yards to fulfil Sinokor 20-ship order

Image: MarineTraffic.com/V. Tonic

South Korea’s Sinokor Merchant Marine has contracted three shipyards in China to build 20 containerships that will be delivered during the 2020-2021 timeframe.

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) Chengxi Shipyard and Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding will each build eight 1,100TEU vessels while Jiangnan Shipyard will provide four 2,400TEU newbuilds.

This is Sinokor’s second significant multi-vessel purchase following an order placed for 20 newbuild Newcastlemax bulk carriers with Jinhai Intelligent Manufacturing in May 2018.


Baird Maritime

Baird Maritime is one of the world's premier maritime publishing houses with headquarters in Melbourne, Australia and a publishing subsidiary in Hong Kong. The group produces two monthly magazines, Ausmarine and Work Boat World and a number of annual publications all focusing on various aspects of the commercial, government and military marine industries. It also presents this maritime portal.