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Hunan Ocean Container Lines orders feeder boxship pair

Chinese state-run feeder boxship operator Hunan Ocean Container Lines has placed an order at Hunan Jinhang Shipbuilding for the construction of two 635 teu boxships.

The two ships, which will be equipped with LNG/diesel dual fuel engine, will be deployed for river container transport between Hunan and Shanghai.

Hunan Ocean Container Lines currently operates a feeder boxship fleet of 12 vessels with capacity ranging from 124 teu to 526 teu. The new ships will be the largest ships in the company’s fleet.

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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