Mega ship prices far below 2010 levels

A Chinese bank is behind an order for three 18,400 teu ships that were ordered at DSME earlier this summer, at a lower price than what UASC recently signed a order for, and far lower than what Maersk Line paid for Triple-E.
Photo: APM Terminals
Photo: APM Terminals

The Chinese Bank of Communications Financial Leasing is apparently behind an order for three massive container ships with a capacity of 18,400 teu. The order was placed earlier this summer at the South Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), according to Lloyds List.

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