China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) announced it has secured its single-largest containership order valued at over USD 1.5 billion. The buyer was not revealed.
The order is for thirteen newbuild containerships of 16,000 TEU capacity each. Seven will be constructed by Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Group and six by Guangzhou Shipbuilding International Co.
Each ship will measure 366-meters long and 51-meters wide, and will be equipped with a scrubber-fitted WinGD main engine that is reportedly LNG-ready.