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Construction of three car carrier ships

The Chinese shipbuilding company Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries has received an order from Hoegh Autoliners for the construction of 3 car carrier ships (PCTC) with an option to increase the number of vessels, the press service of the company-customer reports.

Ships will be able to transport up to 8.5 thousand units. transport. Ship delivery scheduled for 2015.Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries has already built 4 PCCs for Hoegh Autoliners: Hoegh Xiamen (2010), Hoegh Beijing (2010), Hoegh Maputo (2011) and Hoegh Singapore (2011).

Hoegh Autoliners provides ro-ro cargo transportation around the world. The company operates more than 50 PCTC car carriers.

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Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd is engaged in the construction of ships, fuel equipment for the marine industry, manufactures metal structures, provides ship repair, develops software, provides logistics services, etc.

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