Brodosplit Shipping Company in for 4 LNG-powered boxships

Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit will build four LNG-powered container vessels. The 2,000 teu vessels were ordered by Brodosplit Shipping Company and are planned to be used for long-term charter. The first of the four ships is scheduled for delivery in November 2017.

“By building these ships we enter a market niche that will enable sustainable business operation, bigger engagement of capacities and acquisition of references for building of ships that will be in higher demand in near future,” said Tomislav Debeljak, CEO of Brodosplit and owner of Brodosplit Shipping Company.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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