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April 29, 2022

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Höegh Autoliners orders four more "Aurora" class PCTCs to Chinese CMHI

The salesman rises to eight units

Norway's Höegh Autoliners has raised to eight the number of new "Aurora" class garage ships the construction of which has been entrusted to China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. (CMHI) of the Chinese group China Merchants Industry Holdings Co. ( of the 1 ° October 2021). The European company has entered into a contract with the Asian shipbuilding company for the realization of another four carrier cars of this class, keeping in place until July 2023 the option to build four more. The new PCTC ships will be able to transport up to 9,100 cars.

It is expected that CMHI will deliver two new "Aurora"-class ships every six months starting in the second half of 2024.






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