Aegean Shipping signs the construction of two Aframax vessels
We are pleased to announce that on 30 September 2020 Aegean Shipping Management entered into an agreement with Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry (Yangzhou) Co shipyard, China to construct two high specification Aframax (114K dwt tons) tanker vessels.
Our Company’s Principal Mr. George Melisanidis signed the final contract and officially placed the order for the new building vessels. The ceremony was held remotely in Aegean Shipping Management’s and Cosco’s offices respectively.
The two ordered new buildings will be the 9th & 10th consecutive new-building order our Company has placed with COSCO Group in the last 4 years.
Both vessels will be ready for delivery on Q4/ 2022, classed and supervised during the construction by BV.
As of today, the Aegean Shipping Fleet consist of new-building vessels only.
This order heralds a new era of growth for our Company. Aegean Shipping Management remains committed to provide first-class and Environmental friendly services to our Charterers.