May 17 - Singapore headquartered Pacific International Lines (PIL) has ordered two newbuild multipurpose vessels, scheduled for delivery between June and September 2014.

Taizhou Kouan Shipyard in China will build the vessels.

Each 27,000 dwt three-decker vessel has on overall length of 179.52 m and a 27.29 m beam. Each vessel has a cargo capacity of 38,676 cu m without tween decks (38,279 cu m without tween decks).