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

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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