TCC ORDERS CAPESIZES AT DAEWOO
Hong Kong based Tai Chong Cheang Steamship (TCC (has signed contracts for two 180,000 dwt capesize bulk carriers at Daewoo. Delivery is scheduled for the second and fourth quarters of 2011 respectively.
TCC says the two vessels will be classed with ABS, and flagged with Hong Kong, bringing the total number of Hong Kong registered vessels in TCC’s fleet to 9..
TCC Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Koo said that the signing of these two vessels reflected not only the continued commitment to renew and bolster its core fleet of capesize bulk carriers, which presently totals 9, but also demonstrated TCC’s long term strategy to own and manage a fleet of modern vessels with an average vessel age not exceeding five years of age.