NYK will be able to provide more customers with a low-carbon transportation mode, and the company will continue its efforts to reduce its environmental load and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.
As reported earlier, UECC, jointly owned by NYK and Wallenius Lines, has signed a contract to construct three new generations PCTC with China Ship Building Trading Co., Ltd and Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co. Ltd.
In December 2018, “K” Line placed an order for a car carrier vessel fueled by LNG with Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. as a next-generation car carrier vessel with a reduced environmental load.
Since COSCO first specified a water-lubricated propeller shaft arrangement for two 5000-unit PCTC in 2007, more and more shipowners and shipbuilders in China are rejecting oil lubricated propeller shaft and greased rudder bearing systems.
Car carrier shipping is expected to continue its slow recovery, supported by improving utilisation and minimal vessel ordering.
NYK has placed an order for the world’s largest pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) capable of navigating oceans with the only LNG as the main fuel.
Ro-ro ships are specially types of ships that are designed to carry cars, trains, and even smaller ships. The shape of ro-ro is what make them unique.
UECC has signed a contract to construct two new generation PCTC with China Ship Building Trading Co., Ltd and Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co. Ltd.
UECC, jointly owned by NYK and Wallenius Lines, has signed a contract to construct two new generations PCTC with China Ship Building Trading Co., Ltd and Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co. Ltd.