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Lucky 8s: OOCL places orders for 8,888 teu ships

Lucky 8s: OOCL places orders for 8,888 teu ships

Hong Kong: Hong Kong's OOCL entered into has signed a contract with Shanghai's Hudong-Zhonghua for the construction of two 8,888 teu vessels.  No price or delivery date was issued. The news comes on the back of OOCL's decision earlier this week to delay delivery of four 8,600 teu ships at the same yard. The four ships will be delivered in 2013 after delays of as much as two quarters, the shipping line said in a statement.  [17/12/10]

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