Ten maxi container ships for MSC

Feb 27, 2003
Author: P&S


Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the Swiss based shipping line which has moved into second spot among container lines, confirmed today (Thursday, 27 February 2003) that orders for ten new 8,000 TEU capacity container ships have been placed with Korean shipyards. Delivery is to be made in 2004.

The huge order is in addition to 13 6,750 TEU container ships currently on order from Korean yards that are in the process of delivery.

The new order will mean that 60 % of the MSC fleet will be less than three years of age.


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