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10 new boxships for the big carrier

MSC’s mega order confirmed

by Port News Editorial Staff

MEDITERRANEAN Shipping Co has confirmed an order for 10 neo-panamax dual-fuel containerships at Zhoushan Changhong International shipyard.

The 11,500 TEU vessels can operate with liquefied natural gas. They are expected to be delivered in 2025-2026. The newbuilds are to be fitted with Type C LNG tanks and  will be designed to also run on methanol.

The new ships will cost around 120 million dollars each.

Translation by Giles Foster

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