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Chartworld orders mega boxship quartet at New Times

Greek owner Chartworld has signed shipbuilding contracts with Chinese yard New Times Shipbuilding for the construction of four 13,000 teu containerships.

The total value of the contracts is $420m and delivery of the first vessel is scheduled in July 2023.

The boxships will be the largest New Times has ever built, and they will also be the largest in the Chartworld fleet. VesselsValue data shows Chartworld owns 24 boxships with a total capacity of around 79,000 teu.

Chartworld also has another four 115,000 dwt tankers on order at New Times.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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