Saturday, June 20, 2009
Mopko: Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries has put off the delivery of five 12,600 teu containerships it is building for Greek owner Danaos Shipping by about 12 months. The five vessels had initially been due for delivery between February and October 2011.
Danaos has also requested delivery postponement for five 8,530 teu vessels being built by Jiangnan Changxing Heavy Industry and five 6,500 teu vessels being built by Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction by an average 200 days and about three months, respectively. [19/06/09]