Canada’s CSL group and the German Hartmann family (HJH Ship Management GmbH & Co. KG) have established a 50:50 joint venture company to build and operate a 40,000 dwt gravity self-unloading vessel.
The newbuilding will be constructed by Chengxi Shipyard in China, and is due for delivery to Germany in 2020. Her technical details are: 190m length, 29m beam, 10.80m draught, 16 knots service speed, and an unloading capacity of 5,500 tph.
The vessel will be chartered on a long-term basis to the Mibau Stema Group, which is a joint venture between the Heidelberger Cement AG and the Hartmann family.
The Mibau Stema group is the leading supplier of aggregates for the construction building industry in Europe. CSL Group is largest global owner and operator of self-unloading vessels. They operate their own divisions in the Americas, Europe, Australia and Asia. Annually the CSL Group delivers millions of tonnes for customers in the construction, steel energy and agri food industries.