Odfjell christens newest chemical tanker pair

Odfjell has officially named two new chemical tankers set to join the company’s fleet beginning with the delivery of the first unit in late July.

The 49,000DWT stainless steel chemical tankers have been named Bow Orion and Bow Olympus. These are the first two of an order for four vessels in a series placed with China’s Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding.

Bow Orion and Bow Olympus each have an LOA of 182.88 metres, a beam of 32.2 metres, a summer draught of 13.2 metres, and 33 cargo tanks with a combined 98 per cent capacity of 54,600 cubic metres.

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