Ship Photo – China Navigation’s “Coral Chief”

The Coral Chief is the lead ship of four that was ordered by China Navigation Company's (CNCo) from Zheijiang Ouhua Shipyard in Chin.  She and her sister multi-purpose vessels were designed by Neptun Ship Design and originally targeted for use on a liner trade between Townsville, Australia and Lae, Papua New Guinea. CNCOo says today she and a sister ship will soon add Shanghai … [Read more...]

China Navigation Orders Kiwi-Flagged Self-Discharging Cement Carrier

Swire Bulk Logistics, the shipping division of The China Navigation Company (CNCo), has announced today a long term partnership with New Zealand’s Golden Bay Cement (GBC) to build, own and operate a dedicated, self-discharging cement carrier. The 9,000 ton deadweight vessel, to be named Aotearoa Chief, will be built at China’s Jinling shipyard and delivered in late 2016 … [Read more...]

China Navigation Confirms Newbuild Orders with Imabari

China Navigation Company (CNCo) confirmed today the newbuild order of four new handysize bulk carriers from Imabari Shipbuilding in Japan. This latest order, signed on 7 June brings the company's newbuild orderbook to 23, all of which are B.Delta37 designs from Deltamarin.  CNCo notes that Swire Bulk, CNCo's parent company, took delivery of its fifth B.Delta37 from Chengxi … [Read more...]

China Navigation to Acquire Pacifica Shipping

The China Navigation Company (CNCo), the deep sea shipping arm of the multinational Swire Group, has announced today the signing of a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire the New Zealand-based coastal ship operator and domestic cargo carrier, Pacifica Shipping. Pacifica currently operates two New Zealand flagged coastal container ships, and is a member of the … [Read more...]

China Navigation Orders Four More Deltamarin Bulk Carriers

China Navigation Company (CNCo), the deep-sea ship-owning and operating arm of Singapore-based Swire Group has confirmed today a newbuild order for four additional 39,000 dwt B.Delta37-design handysize bulk carriers. The order was signed late last week with China's Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding Co. This latest order brings the total number of Deltamarin-designed vessels … [Read more...]