Hapag-Lloyd will decide whether to order newbuilds in the first half of 2021

Hapag-Lloyd plans to make a decision as to whether it will place an order for new megamaxes within the next six months, CEO says. He also reveals that the company will present a new climate plan ahead of 2030 within a few months.

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Within the next six months, German container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd will seemingly make a decision about whether to order new megamaxes, the company's chief executive, Rolf Habben Jansen tells ShippingWatch.

"Discussions are ongoing. I don't think that is a secret. Nothing has been signed yet, bus as I have said before it will not be illogical if we at some stage return to the yards," says Habben Jansen.

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