Höegh Autoliners Sells 16th PCTC for Recycling

Image Courtesy: Höegh Autoliners

Norwegian RoRo shipping company Höegh Autoliners sold its 1988-built Pure Car and Truck Carrier MV Morning Mercator for recycling on November 15.

The company said that the vessel will be recycled at China’s shipbreaking yard Jiang Men City Zhong Xin Shipbreaking & Steel Co., as part of Höegh Autoliners’ green recycling policy, under supervision by Grieg Green.

“This is the 16th car carrier we have sold for green recycling since 2009. We are pleased to use a recycling yard which have successfully recycled several of our vessels in recent years, and that Grieg Green will supply services to safeguard safe and environmentally friendly recycling,” Steinar Løvdal, Chief Operating Officer Deep Sea, said.

Previously named Hual Tricorn, the 23,100 dwt ship, which was built by South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, has a length of 200 meters and a width of 32 meters.

The company sold its 15th car carrier, the 1980-built Höegh Tropicana, for “green recycling” in China in December 2013.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Jul 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

Global Liner Shipping Asia Conference

Fight. Survive. Thrive. Respond to challenges of consolidation & disruption at the largest gathering of container shipping industry in Asia…

read more >

Bunkering Week 2017

IBC’s biennial Bunkering Week is back with its successful series of 3 co-located events: 8th Bunkering in Asia, 4th LNG Bunkering and EMTECH: Ship Emissions Technology Conference. With a proven track record of bringing together top decision makers from various industry sectors, this remains the go to event for ship owners, fuel suppliers, traders and […]

read more >

Indonesia Marine & Offshore Expo (IMOX) 2017

Indonesia Marine & Offshore Expo (IMOX) 2017, Batamis an international maritime and offshore industrial event that brings an international…

read more >

Salvage & Wreck Asia

Could your business be affected by shipwreck? Are you a salvage professional or a wreck removal expert? …

read more >