ULCS of 18,000 TEU

ULCS of 18,000 TEU

Is there a need for these huge ships in this day and age? There may be too many ships in the pipeline, so why should there be an interest in even more and bigger ships?

This question is asked by Jost Bergmann, Container Ship Business Director, DNV in Container Ship Update 1, 2013. 

Read the answer here

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