On December 12, 2006, m.v. Aquitania, a 56,000tdw Supramax bulk carrier, which SOMEC ordered as prime contractor, was built by Mitsui at its Chiba Works and delivered to the owner. To celebrate the birth of the new British flag ship, UK Ambassador to Japan and many other guests attended the ceremony.
SOMEC sold 3 ships to the owner since 2004, and all the 3 are flying British flag.
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