Daesun Shipbuilding and Engineering has won an order for construction of one 1,800 TEU containership from South Korean carrier Pan Continental Shipping, according to Asiasis.
The ship is slated for delivery in the first half of 2017 and features the so called Bangkokmax vessel design.
Once delivered, the feeder is expected to be hired on Thailand-Vietnam service.
The latest order brings the South Korean orderbook to nine 1,800 TEU boxships.
The financial details of the contract have not been disclosed.
World Maritime News Staff