Lomar Orders New Container Ships from Chinese Shipyard

Lomar Orders New Container Ships from Chinese Shipyard

Lomar has increased its fleet size further with an order for up to six new container ships.

The 1,100 nominal TEU capacity vessels are geared and have a homogeneous load capability of 705 TEU at 14mt/TEU. These vessels are being built by Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Ltd., a successful private shipyard in China with over 50 years of shipbuilding experience that is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Designed by leading Chinese design institute SDARI (Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute), the ships have much improved fuel consumption and the ability to carry up to 220 reefer containers.

The vessels are scheduled for delivery from May 2014 onwards, and follow the company’s orders earlier this year for up to 12 newbuilding bulk carriers and container ships from other prominent Chinese shipyards. This latest deal underlines Lomar’s comprehensive fleet renewal strategy with the latest in quality, energy-saving and fuel-efficient designs. The order will take Lomar’s fleet to over 50 vessels.

“There is a distinct lack of global newbuilding orders for these particular, improved CV1100 ships so they will meet real needs and be vital to the future of high-performance shipping around the world,” said Achim Boehme, CEO of Lomar. “At Lomar, we always want to ensure a diversity of quality vessels for the various needs and requirements of marine transportation. Given the excellent reputation of the shipyard, we believe this order will encourage our clients and charterers as well as demonstrating our dedication to modern, economic shipping.”

Source: Lomar, May 28, 2012

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Apr 2016 >>
MTWTFSS
28 29 30 31 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 1

7th Annual International Port Security Conference

The SMi Group announces the 7th annual International Port Security Conference. The event will be held in London on the 1st and 2nd of June 2016.

The conference aims to bring together key decision makers in the industry to discuss modern methods of port security and provide effective learning experiences for all delegates through the carefully selected expert speaker line up.

Interacting with delegates from across the globe and hearing from industry leading experts will ensure delegates are up-to-date with high priority information that enables you to best secure your seaports, civilians and means of trade.

Topics to be discussed include terrorism, cyber terrorism, emergency intervention procedures, optimising technology use in security checks and case studies featuring some of the largest ports across the world. Our diverse range of topics will allow delegates to learn best practices for port security and understand further how other ports are resolving core challenges.

More info

read more >

Canada LNG Export Conference and Exhibition 2016

Following the tremendous success of DMG’s 3rd Annual Canada LNG Export Conference & Exhibition, those fundamental to the development of LNG…

read more >

ACI’s 6th Maritime Security Management Asia

The conference will address detailed risk management and planning strategies that can be put in place in accordance with major regulations…

read more >

2nd Annual Global Tax Optimisation for Shipping 2016

In this expert briefing, delegates will gain insights on recent updates, strategies and solutions for strategic as well as day-to-day tax challenges…

read more >