MSC confirms option for five mega ships

Container line MSC is the buyer behind the five mega ships which South Korean shipbuilder DSME will build. This is not a new order, as the company has exercised options related to previous orders, says MSC.

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Family-owned container shipping line Mediterranean Shipping Company, MSC, confirms that it has exercised an option for five new container ships from South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, DSME.

The five container ships have a capacity of around 23,000 teu and are set for delivery already in August next year. This is not a new order, but rather an option related to previous orders.

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