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CMA CGM PLACES 22-SHIP ORDER WITH CSSC

CMA CGM PLACES 22-SHIP ORDER WITH CSSC

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 

Marseille, France, headquartered CMA CGM Group, which claims market leadership in shipping and logistics, has signed an order for a total of 22 newbuild containership with the China State Shipbuilding (CSSC) Group.

The contract concerns six LNG-fuelled containership of 15,000 TEU capacity, six LNG-fuelled containership of 13,000 TEU capacity and 10 conventionally-powered container vessels of 5,500 TEU, optimised for operation on very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO).

CMA CGM says that the orders are driven by market growth. The newbuild vessels are scheduled for delivery between 2023 and 2024.

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