CU Lines orders two 7,000TEU newbuildings

Photo: China State Shipbuilding Corporation

China United Lines (CU Lines) has awarded Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) a contract for the construction of two container vessels in a series.

Each ship will have an LOA of 272.5 metres, a beam of 42.8 metres, a depth of 24.6 metres, a design draught of 15 metres, and capacity for 7,000 TEUs.

Other features will include desulphurisation and shore power charging equipment.

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