Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA (KCC) has today entered into agreements with Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (JNYS) for new declaration and delivery dates of the current outstanding options for constructing four CLEANBU combination carriers.
KCC and JNYS have furthermore concluded agreements giving KCC the option to contract additional two CLEANBU vessels.
The six fixed price options with expiry in the period between February 2020 and January 2021 have scheduled delivery dates in the period September 2021 to November 2022.
KCC is the world leader in combination carriers, owning and operating currently nine CABU and three CLEANBU combination carriers with another five CLEANBU combination carriers on order for scheduled delivery in the period February 2020 - February 2021. KCC’s combination carriers are built for transportation of both wet and dry bulk cargoes, being operated in trades where the vessels efficiently combine dry and wet cargoes with minimum ballast. In wet mode the CABUs are designed to carry heavy liquid cargoes, such as caustic soda solution (“CSS”), while the CLEANBUs are designed to carry both clean petroleum products (“CPP”) and CSS.