Finland’s Containerships pushing on with LNG strategy

Finnish shipping company Containerships, that is soon to become part of French CMA CGM group, is continuing the progress on its liquefied natural gas (LNG) strategy,

The company noted that a start has been made on building the four LNG vessels of which two will be delivered to the company during September-December 2018 and two will be delivered during January-March 2019.

The delivery window has been prolonged from August-January to September 2018-March 2019 for the four vessels.

Containerships also increased the number of LNG-fuelled trucks in Great Britain and is exploring the possibilities to increase the number of LNG-fuelled trucks also in the Netherlands and Finland.

In June, Container Finance agreed to sell Containerships and Container Finance’s holdings in Multi-Link Terminals and CD Holding, that will become part of CMA CGM Group.

Upon closing, Container Finance’s entire container logistics operations will integrate CMA CGM intra-regional market offering in Europe and Mediterranean area.

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