SFL Order Four 8,700 TEU Container Ships

Press Release
Monday, May 27, 2013

Ship Finance International (SFI)  has agreed to build four 8,700 TEU newbuilding container vessels at a major shipyard in Korea.

The company says that the contract price is attractive and the vessels are scheduled to be delivered in 4Q 2014 and 1Q 2015.

Ole B. Hjertaker, CEO of Ship Finance Management AS, said in a comment: "We are very pleased to further expand our presence in the segment with these state-of-the-art containerships. The vessels will be built to very high specifications, and will include the latest in eco-design features giving them a very competitive operational performance. The vessels will be marketed for long-term charters, and we have already seen firm interest from leading container operators."

Ship Finance is a major ship owning company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Including newbuildings, they have a fleet of 69 vessels, including 24 crude oil tankers (VLCC and Suezmax), two chemical tankers, 12 drybulk carriers, 19 container vessels, including eight newbuildings, six offshore supply vessels, one jack-up drilling rig, one ultra-deepwater drillship, two ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs and two car carriers. The fleet is one of the largest in the world and most of the vessels are employed on long-term charters.

 

Maritime Reporter August 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Samsung Heavy Venturing Overseas

SHI is ready to invest around $950 million in the overseas shipbuilding facility by 2017, according to SHI’s Chief Financial Officer Chun Tae Heung. Tankers, bulk

Ingalls Shipbuilding Begins Fabrication for Aegis Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division today marked the start of fabrication for the future Aegis-guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117).

Industry Professionals to Speak at ShipConstructor Conference

The speakers representing various companies at next week's SSI Americas ShipConstructor User Conference, October 7-9, 2014 in Mobile, Alabama, demonstrate SSI's

Container Ships

MOL Restructures Asia to S. Africa Service

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced the restructuring of its existing Asia to South Africa liner services into two direct loops. One service will call South China,

Report on MOL Comfort Incident is out

In response to the casualty of “MOL COMFORT” which occurred on 17 June 2013, ClassNK established the Investigative Panel on Large Container Ship Safety, comprised

DMR Examines Container Terminal Congestion Issues

Container port congestion has been hitting the headlines recently, but the reasons for it vary widely and in many cases it is only a short term issue. Certain world

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.3265 sec (3 req/sec)