Ocean Network Express (ONE) has ordered ten large new container ships with a carrying capacity of over 13,700 TEU to be delivered in 2025 and 2026. The vessels will be ready for using methanol and ammonia as fuel.
ONE says the order is in line with the company’s medium-term strategy announced in March 2022 and follows the ten vessels ordered in May. By ensuring a stable deployment of new, state-of-the-art container vessels, the company aims to strengthen its fleet competitiveness and meet customer demand for building and maintaining an efficient and reliable supply chain.
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In addition to being methanol and ammonia-ready, the ten new container ships will also be equipped with a bow cover and other energy saving technologies. ONE has also started discussions with the shipyard and equipment manufacturers to implement onboard carbon capture and storage on delivery.
ONE wants to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and wants to do so by continuing to invest in greener assets and technologies and through extensive collaboration with industry stakeholders.
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