Shallow draught tankers for Bangladesh market Taken from: Tanker Shipping & Trade June/July 2012
Western Marine Shipyard (WMS) is working with Germanischer Lloyd to design and build shortsea tankers for Bangladeshi owners. WMS’s commercial director Monzur Morshed Chowdhury says the tankers it is building at the Shikolbaha shipyard have extremely shallow hulls to operate in local ports and inland waters.
He adds, “We are building nine tankers of 1,500-2,000gt for local Asian owners that need flatter bottoms and shallow draughts of 4m for Indian and Bangladeshi ports. Deliveries ....Please login to read the rest of this story
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