Mega 1.12 billion-dollar order

HMM orders nine containerships

by Port News Editorial Staff

HMM has signed newbuilding contracts with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and HJ Shipbuilding and Construction for nine 9,000 TEU boxships with dual-fuel methanol engines.

Under the agreement, HSHI is to build seven ships and HJSC two. The contracts are worth a total of 1.12 billion dollars.

The vessels are due to be delivered between 2025 and 2026. They  will be used on the Asia-North/Latin America and Asia-India trade routes.

Translation by Giles Foster

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