Clarksons S&P Weekly Bulletin


Two new orders to report in the tanker market this week. Ernst Jacob are reported to have placed an order for two firm plus six optional 74,000 DWT LR1 Product Tanker at Jiangsu Hantong HI.

The two firm units are due to be delivered in 2017, with the six optional units throughout 2017 and 2018 if declared.

TB Marine are understood to have signed contracts with Huatai Heavy Industry for two firm plus two optional 22,000 DWT IMO2 coated Chemical Tanker and an additional two firm plus two optional 29,000 DWT IMO2 coated Chemical Tanker, with deliveries of the firm vessels set for 2017 and 2018.

There is one order to report in the container market, with Pan Continental Shipping Co., Ltd. placing an order for one 1,800 TEU at Dae Sun Shipbuilding. This single unit will be delivered in 2Q 2017 from Yeongdo, Korea.

Finally in Gas, Clients of Cardiff Gas have announced an order at HHI by declaring an option for two 78,700 CBM VLGC for delivery in 4Q 2017. With this order, the Owners have extended their series at HHI to four.



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