China’s Avic Dingheng launches two chemical tankers on same day

Thun Lidkoping

China’s Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding held two separate vessel launching ceremonies on November 24.

The first ceremony was for Thun Lidkoping (pictured), a 17,500-tonne chemical tanker ordered by Swedish operator Erik Thun, while the second was for Mostraum, a 9,900-tonne chemical tanker for Utkilen Group of Norway.

These are the eighth and ninth chemical tankers being built by Avic Dingheng in 2018.

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