KMTC charters 8,540-TEU ship from Japan's Nissen Kaiun
KOREA Marine Transport (KMTC) has added the 2010-built 8,540-TEU containership Seroja Empat to its fleet through a time charter
15 April 2019 - 19:00
According to Alphaliner, KMTC chartered the vessel from Japanese owner Nissen Kaiun under a 36-month charter contract. The box ship has been named Hakata Seoul.
The vessel has been docked at China's Zhoushan Zhongtian Heavy Industry yard since late February and is likely to be retrofitted with scrubbers, reported Singapore's Splash 24/7.
KMTC operates a fleet of small- and medium-sized containerships ranging from 1,000 to 6,000 TEU. It also has three 2,500 TEU newbuildings on order.
Seroja Empat will be the largest containership in the company's fleet.
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