Keel Laid for Höegh’s First Horizon Vessel

The keel of the first vessel in the series of six Post-Panamax vessels ordered by Höegh Autoliners from Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries, China was laid on April 30.

Keel Laid for Hoegh's First New Horizon Vessel

The six Post-Panamax vessels, of the New Horizon design, will be delivered to Höegh Autoliners in 2015-2016. This will be the world’s largest PCTCs with a carrying capacity of 8,500 CEU (Car Equivalent Units).

 Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries is a yard  with most experience in the construction of car carriers in China. The yard had previously delivered four PCTCs to Höegh Autoliners, in 2010 and 2011.

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Höegh Autoliners, May 1, 2014

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