Pan-United Secures Major Tanker Contract

The Singapore shipyard of Pan- United Shipping Pte Ltd., has secured its first major construction contract this year to build a 12,400- dwt clean product tanker. The contract was awarded by local tanker owner and operator, Petroships Pte Ltd.

The clean product tanker, which will have a total cargo capacity of 14,200 cubic meters, will be used for international trade. The tanker will be powered by a 6,200-bhp engine and will have a speed of 13 knots. Scheduled to be delivered by the end of 1992, the vessel will have fully coated cargo tanks. The tanker will be classed by Nippon Kaiji Kyokai. Over the last four years, Pan- United has delivered three clean product tankers. Current new buildings at the yard include a floating dock with a lifting capacity of 15,000 tons and a self-discharging cement carrier.

For additional information about the Singapore shipyard facilities available at Pan-United Shipping Pte, Ltd.,

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