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CMA CGM orders 22 new container ships at Chinese shipyards

The world's third-largest container line, French CMA CGM, orders 22 new container ships in one go to "accommodate market growth". The 10 largest container shipping companies have growing order books for new vessels, except for Maersk.

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French container line CMA CGM, the third largest in the world after Danish Maersk and Swiss MSC, further increases its orders for new container vessels.

With an order of 22 new vessels, including six LNG-powered vessels of 13,000 teu, six other LNG-powered ships of 15,000 teu and lastly, 10 smaller vessels of 5,500 teu each, the French shipping company further expands its already large orderbook for new vessels.

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