JMU to Build Eight 14,000 TEU Containerships for NYK

nyk containership southampton
A loaded NYK Line container ship sails into the Port of Southampton on September 18, 2011 in Southampton, U.K. Image (c) Shutterstock/Rosli Othman

Japan Marine United has won an order from NYK Line today to build eight 14,000 TEU boxships at their Kure Shipyard.  According NYK, the ships are to be delivered between February 2016 and January 2018.

Time charters have been signed for these vessels and they will be used to replace existing ships as well as four, 13,000 TEU ships currently on charter from OOCL.
Vessel Particulars
Length overall:
about 364 meters
Breadth:
about 51 meters
Designed draft:
about 15 meters
Deadweight tonnage:
about 123,000 tons
Flag:
Panama