“Black Duck” Set Sail for Its First Voyage

Chengxi Shipyard - June 2017

"Black Duck”, the first 7,800 dwt asphalt tanker built for Kumiai Senpaku Co., Ltd, departed from Chengxi Shipyard and set sail for its first voyage on the morning of June 2.


Image by Chengxi Shipyard Co., Ltd.


The Naming & Delivery Ceremony of First 7,800 DWT Asphalt Tanker Held

Chengxi Shipyard - June 2017





The naming & delivery ceremony of the first 7,800 DWT asphalt tanker was held. The great ship was built by Chengxi Shipyard for Kumiai Senpaku Pte Ltd. Present at the ceremony were Mr. Nobutaka Mukae, Present of Kumiai, the Godmother Ms. Sadhna Mathur, the Godfather Mr. Don Kim, Ocean Trader of Gulf Coast Asphalt Company, Mr. Wan Shuisheng, Vice-president of SDARI, Mr. Lu Ziyou, President of Chengxi Shipyard, and Mr. Jiang Daoru, Vice-president of Chengxi Shipyard.

Mr. Don Kim named the new vessel into “Black Duck” on the ceremony, wishing it a safe long journey and bring good fortune to the company.

As a great accomplishment achieved by Chengxi in the process of its transformation, the naming and delivery of the first 7,800dwt asphalt tanker will definitely bring Chengxi more opportunities of further development in small/medium-sized liquid cargo tankers market.


Image by Chengxi Shipyard Co., Ltd.

Chengxi Shipyard Co., Ltd. press release