Maersk Line set to order the big ships

Maersk Line CEO Søren Skou tells ShippingWatch which type of container ships, in particular, he plans to order in the coming months. These would be the big ships, though not quite.
Photo: Carsten Bundgaard
Photo: Carsten Bundgaard

When Maersk Line launches a colossal newbuilding program within the next six months, worth USD 15 billion in total, the money will especially be spent on the major ship types of 14,000 teu and above, Maersk Line CEO Søren Skou tells ShippingWatch after the carrier yesterday announced that the investment program will soon turn into orders at the Asian shipyards.

Already a subscriber?Log in here

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free. No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

With your free trial you get:

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
Must contain at least 6 characters
Must contain at least 2 characters
Must contain at least 2 characters

Get full access for you and your coworkers

Start a free company trial today

Sign up for our newsletter

Stay ahead of development by receiving our newsletter on the latest sector knowledge.

Newsletter terms

Front page now

Further reading

Foto: Bhp/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

Peter Twiss resigns as CEO of Oldendorff

For subscribers