The work will be carried out at China’s Huarun Dadong Shipyard in May 2020.
The Sajir, built in 2014, is one of 17 in Hapag-Lloyd’s fleet originally designed to be LNG-ready.
Hapag-Lloyd is expanding East African services in September with a weekly connection to and from Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Khor Fakkan, Jebel Ali, Mombasa and Dar es Salaam.
Hapag-Lloyd has taken delivery of the last of 17 ultra-large container ships ordered by UASC in 2013, bringing to a close one of the largest shipping line expansions of the decade.
As it seeks greater efficiencies and consolidation of the fleet following its acquisition of United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), Hapag-Lloyd has announced that it will send three of UASC’s oldest ships for ‘green scrapping’ in China and Turkey.
The German shipping line Hapag-Lloyd is buying 7,700 new reefer containers in response to a surge in demand for cold chain shipping services following its merger with UASC.
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) will be the Middle East headquarters for the combined UASC and Hapag-Lloyd shipping lines following their merger.
Hapag-Lloyd's merger with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), which is owned by six Gulf states, will proceed as planned, despite the diplomatic rift between Qatar and its neighbours.
German shipping line Hapag-Lloyd and Middle East shipping line UASC may find their merger paralysed by the escalating diplomatic dispute with Qatar.
Hapag-Lloyd and UASC have officially merged, with the Middle East’s largest container shipping company to be fully integrated into the Hapag-Lloyd brand.
Several potential buyers for UASC’s chemical carrier subsidiary have emerged as the Middle East shipping line seeks to finalise its merger with Hapag-Lloyd.
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