The CSL Group (CSL) and Hartmann Family announced on Friday that they have formed a 50/50 joint venture to build and operate a 40,000 DWT gravity self-unloading vessel to trade in Europe.

Hartmann and CSL Join Forces on Newbuild Project

The new ship will be built at Chengxi Shipyard in China and is scheduled for delivery in Germany in 2020. It will service Mibau Stema Group on a long-term charter.

The joint venture represents an expansion of existing activities in Europe for both Hartmann and CSL.

Hartmann Family is the owner of a fleet of belt self-unloading ships that are chartered to Mibau Stema Group. Mibau Stema Group, a joint venture of Heidelberg Cement AG and Hartmann Family, is the leading supplier of exported aggregates for the construction building industry in Europe.

 LENGTH OVERALL:   190,00 m
 BREADTH:  29,00 m
 DEPTH:  16,00 m
 DRAUGHT:  10,80 m
 DEIGHWEIGHT:   40 000 tdw
 SPEED:  14,00 kn

Source: CSL