Matson orders two new Con-Ro ships

Matson Navigation Company has ordered two new Con-Ro vessels for its Hawaii fleet.

The contract for both vessels, which will be built by General Dynamics NASSCO, is worth US$511 million with deliveries scheduled for the end of 2019 and mid-year 2020.

HMM joins 2M shipping alliance

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has joined Maersk Line (ML) and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) in the 2M vessel sharing agreement.

HMM will begin providing joint services from April 2017 upon finalising negotiations and approval procedures in the relevant countries.

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