Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. has ordered three Post-Panamax container ships for delivery between March and September 2001. The three ships, to be built by Japanese shipyard Imabari Shipbuilding
Co Ltd., will have a capacity of 5,500 teu.
The ships would be deployed in the company's Asia-North Europe service run with partners APL and Hyundai Merchant Marine.