On February 11, COSCO Dalian Shipyard successfully delivered MEGA STAR, the 80,000DWT bulk carrier (N242), to the UAE owner STELLAR SHIPPING. The vessel is the second of the new builds delivered by COSCO Dalian Shipyard in 2011.
Mr. Yan Chengxiang, Deputy General Manager of COSCO Shipyard Group and General Manager of COSCO Dalian Shipyard, signed the delivery documents together with CAPT. A. MUKHERJEE, Shipping Manager of STELLAR SHIPPING. On February 13, MEGA STAR set sail from the shipyard.
About COSCO Dalian Shipyard:
In Da Lian, the Northeast International Shipping Center, COSCO (Da Lian) Shipyard is the largest shipyard in COSCO Shipyard Group so far. By the existing facilities, COSCO (Da Lian) Shipyard can undertake more than 200 large-size ocean vessels’ repair and conversion annually and become the main base for ship repair, conversion and off shore marine engineering manufacture in North-East Asia. It has one world¡¯s biggest DWT 300,000 floating dock, one DWT 180,000 dock, one DWT 80,000 dock and nine repair berths including DWT 300,000 wharf and 10,000t slipway. Its land area totaling 1,200,000 m2 is well equipped and serves as an ideal place for the repair and conversion of large bulk carrier, container carrier and VLCC.
Source: COSCO, March 9,2011