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Wallenius Wilhelmsen ordering up to 12 PCTCs from Jinling Shipyard

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen has announced it is going to build up to twelve methanol dual fuel pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) at China’s Jinling Shipyard with the first vessels set to be delivered from the second half of 2026..

The company have signed a letter of intent for four firm and eight optional units of 9,350ceu car carriers.

There is an urgent need for our industry to transform over the next couple of years. As a company, we are determined to shape this industry and lead the way to capitalize effectively on changing circumstances, as we grow with customers and partners sharing our journey,” says Lasse Kristoffersen, CEO.

Lars Ekren, Senior Manager – Newbuildings and Conversions added: The process of developing our new design started over 1.5 year ago to ensure the vessel design meets of safety requirements and is well suitable for our future short term & long-term operational needs, Energy efficiency & reducing GHG emissions is a top priority, and a lot of effort has put into ensuring the new vessels will significantly contribute to meeting our emission reduction targets.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen is committed to deliver an end-to-end net-zero emissions solution by 2027, becoming the worlds largest RoRo vessel operator  and will maintain a fleet of 125-135 vessels.