Changhong International wins order for up to 6 MR Tankers from Greek shipowner

On May 16, Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard (Changhong International) signed an contract for 4+1+1 50,000 DWT chemical/oil tankers with Horizon Tankers Limited S.A., a Greek ship owner.

The new shipbuildings will be delivered successively from the second half of 2026 to 2027.

Previously, Changhong International and Horizon Tankers Limited S.A. have cooperated several times in ship repairing.

This 50,000 DWT chemical/oil tanker is independently developed and designed by Shanghai Ship Research and Design Institute (SDARI) with full intellectual property rights.

Equipped with MAN 6G50ME-C9.6-HPSCR TIER III main engine, the MR tanker has an overall length of 182.75 meters, a beam of 32.20 meters, a depth of 19.10 meters, a design draught of 11.00 meters with a design speed of 14.5 knots.

And it is designed not only with excellent energy-saving and environmental protection performance, but also with full consideration of its comprehensive performance throughout its life cycle, in compliance with the stringent emission standards of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

At present, Changhonghong International held-holds orders for 10+2 MR tankers and 16 LR2 tankers.

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