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16 new containerships on order

CMA places a mega order in China

by Port News Editorial Staff

CMA CGM has commissioned China State Shipbuilding Corp.’s shipyards  to build 16 new boxships.

The mega order, worth 3.1 billion dollars, consists of  twelve  15,000 TEU, dual-fuel, methanol-fueled vessels  and four  23,000 TEU containerships running on LNG.

Jiangnan Shipyard and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co will each build six of the 15,000 TEU units.

The four LNG-fuelled container ships are to be built by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding

Translation by Giles Foster

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