Nine 14,000 TEU boxships have been ordered by Maersk Line from Hyundai Heavy Industries. This deal is worth $ 1.1 billion.
Mr Soren Toft, COO Maersk and Mr Sam H. Ka of Hyundai Heavy Industries signed the agreement at Copenhagen, the headquarters of Maersk.
Maersk has announced $ 15 billion to upgrade its box fleet. Hyundai has delivered more than 50 boxships to Maersk Line including 22 WAFMAX 4,500 TUE ships, since 2002.