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Hudong Zhonghua bags five Con-Ros

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in Shanghai has signed a contract with Grimaldi Group member Atlantic Container Line (ACL) to build the five largest RO/RO containerships (CONROs) in the world.

The new generation of 3,800-teu ro-ro containerships will replace ACL's existing fleet of CONROs operating in the company's transatlantic service and they are the first of their type ever built. They will be bigger, faster, greener and more efficient than their predecessors, according to ACL, all five vessels will be delivered in 2015.[14/08/12]

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