Singapore-based Jap Pacific Transport (EPS) has positioned an order at China Retailers Jinling Shipyard for 4 dual-fuel automotive carriers.

The deal for the 199.9 m lengthy ships, capable of transport 7,000 items every and reduce CO2 emissions by 30%, comes with an choice for 2 extra vessels. 

Jinling shipyard has additionally this yr landed an order for 4 7,000 ceu LNG-fuelled automotive carriers from Japanese transport powerhouse Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), scheduled for supply from 2022 to 2023.

No value was revealed for the EPS contract, which ought to see the supply of the agency items in 2024.

The most recent order, which can be EPS’ first at Jinling shipyard, takes the Idan Ofer firm’s orderbook at 60 vessels, excluding choices, based on VesselsValue. Earlier this month, the corporate struck a $420m take care of the Chinese language personal yard New Instances Shipbuilding for as much as six 7,000 teu boxships.