HYUNDAI MIPO DOCKYARD received orders for four 1800 TEU container ships
According to Korean media sources, HYUNDAI MIPO DOCKYARD recently received orders from Japan's owner Nissen Kaiun for four 1800 TEU feeder vessels, which are expected to be delivered by the end of 2019. HYUNDAI MIPO DOCKYARD did not disclose the specific price, but the number of people who ship these feeder vessels each cost about 20 million US dollars.
It is understood that this order was signed last month, but has never been announced. After the delivery of the new ship will be leased to South Korea's Korea Shipping (KMTC), 10-year lease, the daily rent of about 12,000 US dollars.
In the past, Japan's fresh seaborne chose to build new ships at Japanese shipping companies. This is the first time Sun-Nippon Seijin has chosen South Korea rather than Japanese shipping companies to build new ships in recent years. Nippon Sea Shipping currently ships 30 new ships at Japanese companies with a total value of about 1 billion U.S. dollars and will become Japan's largest private owner. According to VesselsValue data, the 30 new vessels under construction include six Kamsarmax bulk carriers under constant shipbuilding, five Aframax tankers and two 2500TEU container ships, and six Kamsarmax bulk carriers under Imazan's shipbuilding and Japan Shipbuilding Association (JMU) eight MR model oil tankers, as well as two VLCCs, a reefer vessel and a VLGC.
The company operates a fleet of over 100 vessels valued at approximately $ 2.8 billion, most of them bulk carriers, container ships and oil tankers, as well as refrigerated and liquefied gas carriers.