Chuandong delivered Dongbai ahead of schedule

Chongqing Chuandong Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd (Chuandong Shipbuilding Industry) delivered the first 11,300 DWT stainless steel chemical tanker “Dongbai” to the shipowner two months ahead of schedule. The construction period of “Dongbai” was 16 months, creating the shortest construction period in the history of the first stainless steel chemical tanker built in CSSC.

“Dongbai” has an overall length of 131.7m, beam of 20.2m, depth of 10.5m and structural draught of 7.7m with a deadweight of 11,300 tons. The stainless steel chemical tanker is designed to sail at 13.5 knots, classed by CCS and flagged in China. The internal surface of the cargo hold is made of 2205 duplex stainless steel, making it a product oil/chemical tanker suitable for global voyage. It meets Tier III emission requirements and obtains G-EP (GPR), which is a new generation of high-end stainless steel chemical tanker with leading technology and green environmental protection.

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