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Samsung Heavy Industries wins orders of six ‘Neo Panamax’ vessels

Logistic News - Published on Tue, 13 Feb 2018

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Business Korea reported that Samsung Heavy Industries received an order to build eight 12,000-TEU container ships of from an Asian shipowner. Samsung Heavy Industries announced that the company received an order to build eight 12,000-TEU container ships of from an Asian shipowner.

The vessels ordered this time are ‘Neo Panamax’ vessels with a length of 334m and a width of 48.4m, and will be delivered by May 2021.

Neo Panamax refers to a vessel capable of passing through the Panama Canal which opened in June of 2016 with an extended width of 49m. Panamax before the canal’s extension and opening refers to a ship with a width of less than 32 meters (5000-TEU container ship).

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Posted By : Nanda Koijam on Tue, 13 Feb 2018
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