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Höegh Autoliners orders world's largest car carrier from Chinese shipyard

Norwegian car carrier Höegh Autoliners has entered an agreement with a Chinese shipyard for thus far four new car carriers, which will be the world's largest and able to sail on ammonia.

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Höegh Autoliners and Chinese shipyard China Merchants Heavy Industries have entered a Letter of Intent (LoI) for a series of new vessels that will be the world's largest.

The Norwegian car carrier has so far secured the manufacturing of four vessels under the new agreement, of which two are expected to be delivered in the second half of 2024 and the next two in the first half of 2025, Höegh Autoliners tells ShippingWatch, adding that the agreement includes options for more ship orders.

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