Eight Container Vessels Join PIL’s Fleet

Eight Container Vessels Join PIL's Fleet

Eight container vessels ordered by Pacific International Lines (PIL) and built under Navgathi’s new building supervision have joined the parent fleet. Four 3600 TEU container carriers built in Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and four 2800 container carriers built in Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, South Korea have been delivered to PIL.

Four 2800 sister vessels of Kota series are 222 meters long, 30 meters wide, and have 16.8 meter depth. The vessels are powered by Hyundai-MAN B&W engines that were built in HMD.

The four vessels of Hanjin series have the length of 221 meters and breadth of 35 meters. They are designed for a speed of 21.2 knots, and are fitted with Main Engine: Hyundai-MAN B&W that were built in HSHI under Navgathi’s newbuilding supervision.

Mr. Paneer selvam, GM Technical of PIL said: ”We are delighted about this achievement, which would significantly add to the groups expansion. We sincerely appreciate Navgathi Marine’s New building supervision team for the success and hope that they will keep up the good work in future cooperations. Special thanks also to Mr Sandith Thandasherry & Mr. Pramod Chambath for guiding their team and bringing this best result.”

Navgathi Marine Design offers Concept Design of Ships, Shipyard Assessment, Contract Specification Analysis, Plan Approval, and New building Supervision as a part of the new shipbuilding project management.

PIL, October 1, 2013

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