Danaos Company, one of many world’s largest impartial house owners of containerships, introduced right this moment that it has positioned orders for 4 7,200 TEU containerships. The vessels will probably be constructed at Daehan Shipbuilding in Korea and are anticipated to be delivered to Danaos within the first half of 2024.
The vessels will probably be methanol gasoline prepared, will include open loop scrubbers and will probably be in-built accordance with the newest necessities of the Worldwide Maritime Group (IMO) in relation to Tier III emission requirements and Power Effectivity Design Index (EEDI) Part III.
The Firm’s CEO, Dr. John Coustas, commented:
“We’re very happy to announce the commissioning of 4 7,200 TEU containerships. These vessels are on the forefront of latest expertise, include the newest specs on emissions necessities and are methanol prepared. With this order Danaos continues to solidify its place as one of many main gamers within the containership market worldwide.
The present world developments are mentioning to considerably elevated gasoline costs sooner or later and making an allowance for the uncertainty of inexperienced gasoline availability we’re following a technique of investing into probably the most fuel-efficient vessels along with scrubbers that may reduce the gasoline price whereas sustaining the choice to change the vessels into inexperienced methanol use when the gasoline will probably be accessible. This technique removes the danger of technical obsolescence whereas it delivers brief and medium time period advantages on the gasoline price entrance. Additional the midsize phase is the one which is most underbuilt, and substitute will probably be required. We’ll proceed to work to maximise our profitability and safe extra accretive transactions with a deal with creating worth for our shareholders.”
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