Future Maersk 2,100TEU feeder ship to be powered by methanol

Photo: Maersk

Maersk has awarded Hyundai Mipo Dockyard of South Korea a contract for the construction of a feeder containership that will be equipped with a dual-fuel engine.

The 172-metre vessel will have capacity for 2,100 TEUs while the engine will be capable of operating on either very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) or methanol.

The newbuilding will sail under the Danish flag following its expected delivery in mid-2023.

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