BAHRI Receives New Chemical Tanker NCC NAJEM
By Pritha Dey
The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (BAHRI) announces that its 80 percent owned subsidiary company The National Chemical Carriers Ltd. Co. (NCC) received on Friday, August 3, 2012, in Korea a new chemical tanker named NCC NAJEM with DWT of 45,000 tons from SHINAsb (previously SLS) of South Korea, as part of nine vessels previously contracted by NCC from this yard during 2006 – 2007 for a total value of approximately (SAR 1,722 Millions).
The financial impact of the delivered tanker on the company revenue will appear starting from the delivery date.
NCC has additional three vessels under construction at SHINAsb in South Korea for a value of (SAR 585 Millions) with deliveries expected during 2012, in addition to one large chemical tanker of 75,000 DWT, to be constructed at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) of South Korea at the price of approximately (SAR 247 Millions) for delivery during 2013.