PIL orders four LNG dual-fuel boxships from Chinese yard

Photo: Pacific International Lines (file)

Pacific International Lines (PIL) has awarded a contract to the Jiangnan Shipyard Group of China for the construction of four 14,000TEU container vessels.

The vessels will be equipped with dual-fuel main and auxiliary engines that can run on either LNG or low-sulphur fuel oil.

The four vessels will be delivered progressively from the second half of 2024 through to the first half of 2025. When delivered, the vessels will become the largest container vessels in PIL’s fleet and the first vessels in the fleet to run on LNG.

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