MOL expands fleet with 4 large-scale vessels

Japanese Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has ordered four newbuildings of 20,000 teu, and entered into an agreement for long-term charter on two 20,000 teu vessels.

President for MOL Koichi Muto.

MOL announced Monday that the carrier has signed an agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries for four newbuildings of 20,000 teu. Rumors of the deals have been flourishing for a long time in the industry. The company has also entered into an agreement with Shoei Kisen Kaisha for a long-term charter of two 20,000 teu vessels, which will be built at Imabari shipbuilding co.

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