China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), through subsidiary China Shipbuilding Chengxi Ship Repair, launched a new 70,000DWT wood chip carrier into the water on Wednesday, May 20.
The vessel is the second in a series of four ordered by Singapore shipowner Nova Group. It will have an LOA of 215.4 metres, a beam of 37 metres, and a total cargo capacity of 142,000 cubic metres.
CSSC claims the four vessels in the series will be the world’s largest wood chip carriers by deadweight.
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