Report: Daewoo building 3 large boxships
Days after delivering the first in a series of 20 new 18,000-TEU ships to Maersk Line, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering has reportedly landed another order for three giant containerships.
Citing a Korean regulatory filing from earlier this week, Bloomberg
said Daewoo has snagged an order worth 481.2 billion won ($424 million.)
, quoting unnamed sources, said the ships are likely to be owned by Hong Kong Asset Managment and operated by Mediterranean Shipping Co
Maersk said Daewoo delivered the first of its "Triple E" ships
, the 18,270 -EU Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller
on July 2, and the ship is scheduled to start its first voyage next week, departing Busan July 16, arriving in Rotterdam Aug. 16. - Chris Dupin
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