COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers took delivery of its 80,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel Xin Yao Hua on January 19, 2022.
This newbuild brings COSCO’s fleet of semi-submersible vessels to nine. It has an overall length of 255 m and a breadth of 57 m and its cargo deck spans 211.2 m x 57 m. The deck can support 25 tonnes per sq m overall, and up to 125 tonnes per sq m on the webframes. The ship, which has DP2 capabilities, is the second-largest semi-submersible in the. COSCO fleet.