Taiwanese containerline Wan Hai has positioned a brand new order at South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries for 5 containerships price between $569m and $700m.
The 5 13,100 teu items, licensed with good ship class notations, are scheduled to begin delivering in 2024. Wan Hai stated the newbuilds shall be vitality environment friendly and meet the necessities of the most recent environmental rules.
In 2021, the world’s eleventh largest liner ordered 13 neo-panamax newbuildings as a part of its fleet enchancment plan, of which eight had been ordered at Samsung Heavy and 5 at Hyundai Heavy. The Taipei-based firm just lately earmarked as much as $1.02bn to fund newbuilds and pursue secondhand containership purchases.
“This vessel contract is the corporate’s newest fleet renewal plan, to make sure that the corporate’s vessel fleet can keep its competitiveness and help steady market growth,” Wan Hai, with a fleet of 146 containerships, stated in an announcement.