2+2+2 Next Generation Low Emission 6500CEU PCCs Deal Awarded to CIMC Raffles by Wallenius
On 30 June 2021, CIMC Raffles signed an EPC contract with Wallenius for 2 + 2 + 2 Next Generation Low Emission 6500CEU PCC vessels through Teams Meeting online. Mr. Wang Jianzhong, CEO and President of CIMC Raffles and Mr. Kleberg Jonas, Chairman and CEO of Soya Group and Wallenius Lines signed on behalf of both companies witnessed by the respective management and project teams.
This is the 2nd time both companies are cooperating after previous good cooperation., This enhances the market position in the international RoRo/PCTC segment for CIMC Raffles. This new series of vessels will be constructed in the Longkou yard, which is equipped the 1st Laser plus Arc welding system as well as smart production line in China.
The vessel concept was developed by Danish Naval Architect Knud E. Hansen (KEH), one of most renowned Naval Architects and engineering companies in the industry. KEH will continue with the basic design by cooperating with joint force from CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute (OEI). The detailed engineering and shop engineering will be executed by CIMC Raffles OEI while the production of the vessels will be performed in the CIMC Raffles Longkou shipyard in Yantai, China.
The vessels will be Swedish flagged, 200m long, 37m wide with 6,500 CEU and 19 knots speed, equipped with one Type C LNG tank and related fuel gas supply system.
Source CIMC Raffles