Pancon Line orders 1800 TEU containership at Hyundai Mipo
South Korean box feeder operator Pancon Line has placed an order for the construction of one 1,800 TEU container ship at the local shipyard Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.
The Bangkokmax specification will be adopted by the vessel, and delivery is scheduled in the first quarter of 2022.The new ship will help the company broaden its service offerings in the Southeast Asia region, Pancon Line said.
Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, the world’s largest medium-sized ship builder, will build the vessel. Hyundai Mipo Dockyard’s ships come with a dual-fuel engine so that LPG can be transported and used as a fuel at the same time, fuel efficiency can be improved, and harmful gas emissions can be reduced substantially.
At present, Pancon Line operates a fleet of seven box ships with a total capacity of approximately 8 600 teu.
Maritime Business World