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HHI delivers new UASC ship

HHI delivers new UASC ship

Seoul: United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has taken delivery of the seventh A7 ship in a series of eight sister vessels built by Hyundai Heavy industries. The Qatar flagged 6919teu vessel has been named Al Hilal and will be deployed on the Asia-Middle East-Europe Container service. It is capable of carrying load 459feu of reefer containers and also equipped to transport hazardous cargoes.

At the naming ceremony in Korea last month, UASC president and ceo Ken Bloch Soerensen, thanked Hyundai, Schiffko and UASC teams for a superb job in controlling and supporting the building and delivery of hull no. 1838 and the first 6 ships in the series, well ahead of the contracted delivery time.   [09/10/08]

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