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Containerships adds two more LNG-powered boxships at Huangpu Wenchong

Finnish shipowner Containerships has signed a preliminary agreement with China’s CSSC-affiliated Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding for the construction of an additional two 1,400 teu LNG-powered containerships.

Containerships currently has four boxships of the same type under construction at the yard. The first two ships will be delivered this year and the other two are scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2019.

Containerships was acquired by French container shipping giant CMA CGM in June this year. The company currently owns a fleet of 15 vessels.

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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