The world’s largest container shipping company A.P. Moller–Maersk has signed a contract five 2,200 teu feederships with Chinese shipbuilding company CSSC Jiangnan Shipyard.
The feeders vessels will be172 metres in length and 32.2 metres beam.
All the five vessels are ordered through a financial leasing arrangement with China’s ICBC Leasing and will be classified by CCS. The ships will be deployed for Asia market after the delivery in the first half of 2021.
Jiangnan Shipyard currently has 13 feeder vessels in its orderbook.