OOCL orders ten 16,000 TEU boxships


Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (OOCL) has ordered ten environmentally friendly 16,000 TEU containerships in China.

Five boxships will be built at Dalian COSCO KHI Ship Engineering and five at Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering.

The newbuilds are scheduled for delivery between the fourth quarter of 2024 and the fourth quarter of 2025.

The contracts have a value of $1,575.80 million (HK$12,291.24 million).