1.- UASC- KOREA´S HYUNDAI HEAVY INDUSTRIES AGREEMENT FOR MEGA-CONTAINER SHIPS
UASC and Korea´s Hyundai Heavy Industries have signed an agreement for a new 18.000TEU vessels bringing the total order to 17 ships, including 11 14.000TEU and 6 18.000TEU. These vessels and UASC's enhanced partnership agreements enable the Company to improve its competitiveness in the key trade lane between Asia and Europe where the 18,000 TEU vessels will be deployed. All new vessels will enjoy the most advanced fuel economy in the industry, including being delivered as “LNG ready”, a first in the industry for vessels of this size. It will allow to improve cost efficiency and enhancing environmental friendliness, bringing a clear benefit for its customer.
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