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MAERSK Orders 4 More Methanol Fired Container Ships From Korean Yard

Maersk Line

As we know recently Maersk unveiled the design of their much anticipated future ships which will be duel fuel operated primarily operating on Methanol. Earlier they ordered 8 ships from Hyundai Heavy Industries (somewhere august last year) in their mission to go carbon neutral. Looking at the future, now they have ordered 4 more ships, taking the tally to 12 ships now. They are bound to be delivered in the year 2025. Cost of these ships are estimated to be around $700m.

As per company official figures, these 12 ships will be able to save around 1.5tonnes of carbon emissions every year. All these ordered ships are big container ships with carrying capacity of over 16000 Teu each.

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