04/2013

Signing of HHI order for 2+2+2 10,000 TEU container vessels

Following extensive research in the sector since 2010 and detailed discussions with several liners as to most suitable designs, Oceanbulk Containers places first order for 2 + 2 + 2 twin island 10,000 TEU class vessels at Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan. American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Watermark Consultants, assigned to the project, both developed a leading role in the design and optimization of the series. Vessels are expected to be delivered by Q4 2015.