Ordering fifteen new units in three months
Grimaldi has extended the agreement that try Holdings CMI) in late October 2022. In addition to the construction of five new PCTC (pure car & truck carrier) vessels, the group has exercised the option for another five units. With this extension, the Neapolitan company has now ordered fifteen car carriers in less than three months.
Grimaldi Group developed the concept for the newbuildings in collaboration with the Knud E. Hansen naval design and architecture studio. Vessels of this series also feature loading capacities of over 9,000 ceu (car equivalent units) and bear the Ammonia Ready class notation issued by Rina (Italian Shipping Register). T
The ten vessels commissioned from China Merchants Heavy Industries Jiangsu will be delivered between 2025 and 2027. (sh)